Primal Scream

Primal Scream

The genre-defining Primal Scream will headline the Festival opening night in the Big Top on Thursday June 21st.

Also joining the Big Top’s red-hot bill will be one of the originators of drum & bass and this week’s current no. 1, DJ Fresh, who will be appearing on Friday June 22nd.

Critically acclaimed duo The Pierces will bring their irresistible magnetism to The Garden Stage on Sunday June 24th for a magical headline performance. Tickets are available now from for what will be an unforgettable weekend of music and fun.
Primal Scream have influenced countless bands and artists and been widely acclaimed by critics as one of the defining groups of the 1990s. Now the band returns to the island and takes their inimitable style to headline the Big Top on Thursday night.

Also joining the bill on Friday is DJ Fresh who has had an impressive 12 months taking the UK dance sensation by storm. Topping the bill on The Garden Stage on Sunday are Allison and Catherine Pierce aka The Pierces who make a welcome return for the second year running.
The Isle of Wight Festival hosts the biggest names in music, along with the best up and coming acts around, making it one of the most loved events of the summer calendar.

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2012 LINE UP:
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - Pearl Jam - Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band - Groove Armada - The Darkness - Magnetic Man - Elbow - Biffy Clyro - Noel Gallagher’S High Flying Birds - Example - Tinie Tempah - Noah And The Whale - Jessie J - The Vaccines - Feeder - Madness - Primal Scream - Labrinth - Kelis - Enter Shikari - Dj Fresh - Ash - Band Of Skulls - Joan Armatrading - Professor Green - Wretch 32 - Katy B - Black Stone Cherry - Loick Essien - Stooshe - Clement Marfo & The Frontline - Spector - Zulu Winter - The Milk - Switchfoot - Boyce Avenue - Brit Floyd - Crystal Castles - The Charlatans Tellin’ Stories - The Pierces - Miles Kane - Pulled Apart By Horses - Best Coast - Dry The River - Caro Emerald - Penguin Prison - X - The Virginmarys - The Christians - Christina Perri - Beth Hart - Terry Reid - Stackridge - Tensheds - The Real D’Coy
The Isle of Wight Festival takes place 22 - 24 June @
Seaclose Park, Newport, Isle of Wight