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Isle of Wight Festival reveals 2019 headliners

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds and George Ezra both added to the bill.

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Lawrence Watson

Isle of Wight festival has revealed details of this year’s headliners, which include Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, George Ezra and Biffy Clyro.

Also joining the line-up for this year’s event are: Anne-Marie, Bastille, Courteeners, Dean Lewis, DMA’S, Freya Ridings, Gerry Cinnamon, IDLES, James, Jax Jones, Jess Glynne, KT Tunstall, Lily Allen, Madness, Miles Kane, Mystery Jets, Richard Ashcroft, Rick Astley, Sam Fender, Sigala, Sigrid, The Coral, Tom Walker and Wild Front.

George Ezra said: ‘It’s been less than 18 months since I was last at The Isle of Wight Festival, but it already seems like a world away. In the time since, my second album Staying At Tamara’s has been released and I’ve taken these songs around the world and back. It’s going to be brilliant to return to the beautiful Isle and play those new songs to an audience that has now heard the record. I’m extremely flattered to have been asked to headline and can’t wait to get up and play. See you soon!’

Last year Isle of Wight festival celebrated its 50th Anniversary. The first festivals in 1968, 1969 and 1970 put it on the map and enjoyed iconic performances from artists such as The Doors, The Who and Jimi Hendrix. The festival was successfully relaunched in 2002 to become the first major festival in the UK calendar, and one of the most exciting weekends of the summer.

Isle of Wight festival 2019 line-up so far is below:

Anne-Marie / Bastille / Biffy Clyro / Courteeners / Dean Lewis / DMA’S / Fatboy Slim / Freya Ridings / George Ezra / Gerry Cinnamon / Haçienda Classiçal / IDLES / James / Jax Jones / Jess Glynne / KT Tunstall / Lily Allen / Madness / Miles Kane / Mystery Jets / Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds / Richard Ashcroft / Rick Astley / Sam Fender / Sigala / Sigrid / The Coral / Tom Walker / Wild Front

Tickets for The Isle of Wight Festival 2019 go on sale this Friday (25th January) at 9am from the official website.

Isle of Wight festival takes place between 13th and 16th June.

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