Tickets for the weekend-long event – including special Islander tickets – have gone on sale this morning (Monday) and are available through The Price is Wight.
The Isle of Wight Festival will be Arcade Fire’s only UK festival performance in 2017. The band have recently secured 2 Brit awards and their 2013 album ‘Reflektor’ was listed as a Top 10 album of the year.
Festival promoter John Giddings has 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.”
2017 will be the 16th Isle of Wight Festival since it was successfully relaunched in 2002 to become one of the most exciting weekends of the summer, with a proud heritage of show-stopping headliners such as Foo Fighters, The Rolling Stones, The Killers, Paul McCartney, Coldplay, Blur and Fleetwood Mac.