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fleetwoodmacFleetwood Mac have been named as the first headline act for next year’s Isle of Wight Festival, due to take place between 11th-14th June.

Organisers have this evening (Monday) revealed the British-American rock band as the Sunday night headliner, who will close what is already looking like a Festival to remember.

The world-famous group will perform at Seaclose Park, Newport in front of over 50,000 festival revellers for their first ever Isle of Wight performance. It will be the only festival they play throughout the world next year.

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Fleetwood Mac said:

“We’ve always wanted to come to the UK to play the Isle of Wight Festival, and so we are delighted that in 2015, we are finally making it happen! So many of our fellow artists and friends have played at this historic event over the years, and we can’t wait to see all of our fans on the island next summer.”

Festival organiser John Giddings added:

“It’s no secret that Fleetwood Mac have been on my wishlist for The Isle of Wight Festival for some time now, so I’m very pleased and extremely proud to have them headline next year’s event. With Christine now back in the band too, it is going to be a momentous occasion, a moment in music history.”

The band, formed in 1967, are best known for their classic hits such as ‘Go Your Own Way’, ‘Everywhere’, ‘Dreams’ and ‘Little Lies’.

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Tickets for the Isle of Wight Festival 2015 go on sale on Friday (5th December) at 09:00 at the following prices:

Weekend (including camping) – £195
Weekend (non-camping) – £185
Student (NUS/ISIC card holders) – £180
Teen (13-17) – £145
Child (12 and under) – FREE

The announcement comes exactly 192 days until the start of the 2015 event.

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