Arcade Fire are set to headline the Saturday night of the Isle of Wight Festival 2017.
After a hugely successful 2016 that saw Queen + Adam Lambert and The Who grace the iconic main stage, the Isle of Wight Festival is today excited to announce Arcade Fire, as the first headline act for 2017. The much sort after appearance will be their only UK festival of the Summer and their first UK festival performance since 2014.
The Canadian band released their fourth studio album ‘Reflektor’ in October 2013 it debuted at #1 in both the U.K. and U.S. ‘Reflektor’ was named as one of the Top 10 albums of 2013 by NME and Rolling Stone. The band received two Grammy Award nominations as well as a nomination for the prestigious Polaris Music Prize.
Isle of Wight Festival Promoter, John Giddings, said: “I’m so happy to have secured Arcade Fire as our first headliner. David Bowie recommended them and I’ve been a fan ever since. Last year was an incredible year and I’m ready for us to come back even better in 2017.”
The Isle of Wight Festival takes place from 8th – 11th June at Seaclose Park, Newport with Early Bird Tickets on sale from today. Due to popular demand, 2017 sees the return of Day Tickets in addition to Weekend Tickets.
A full range of ticket, travel and camping / accommodation options are available for The Isle of Wight Festival from www.isleofwightfestival.com.
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