The Who to headline Isle of Wight Festival 2016

British rock icons The Who will headline the Saturday night slot (June 11th) at this year’s Isle of Wight Festival. The band will be bringing their The Who Hits 50 tour to the island for their only UK music festival this year.

Richard Ashcroft is confirmed as special guest to The Who on the day, performing tracks from his new solo album This People.

The festival is held at Seaclose Park in Newport on the IOW, UK from the 9-12 June. The weekend line up includes headliners Queen + Adam Lambert, Stereophonics and Faithless.

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The Who previously played the legendary festival in 1969, 1970 and 2004.

Agent contact for The Who and Richard Ashcroft: Rod MacSween