Isle of Wight Festival 2009

Friday 12th to Sunday 14th June 2009
Seaclose Park, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 2DN, England MAP
£120 adult no camping, £60 child (12 and under), £140 with camping - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 50000
last updated: Mon 8th Jun 2009

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Top rock and indie names, legendary acts, and rising stars, on a large main stage or the smaller tented stage in a relaxed festival atmosphere.

The dates for the eighth Isle of Wight festival are confirmed as from Friday 12th until Sunday 14th June 2009.

The confirmed acts for 2009 include The Prodigy who headline on Friday, with Stereophonics, and Razorlight confirmed as joint Saturday headliners, and Neil Young headlining the Sunday. Basement Jaxx, Pendulum, Maximo Park, White Lies, The View, The Rifles, Pixies, Simple Minds, The Pigeon Detectives, and The Script are just some of the names confirmed to appear on the main stage.

Tim Burgess of The Charlatans curates the Sunday of this year's Big Top, and will headline it on the same day, as well as a full line-up there's DJ sets from Tim Burgess, Rhys Webb, and The She Set.

Also appearing there on the Saturday will be Australian Pink Floyd, Calvin Harris, McFly, Mercury Rev, Ultravox, and more. Friday is Ladies night with Bananarama, Ladyhawke, Alesha Dixon, and The Noisettes. For campers The Human League lead the entertainment on the Thursday night. For the line-up details, day splits, and rumours as available please click here.

Tickets were priced at £140 for an adult ticket with camping which includes entertainment in the campsite on Thursday night, and £70 for a child ticket (12 years and under). The price of an adult ticket without camping is £120 and £60 for children (12 years and under). Every person attending the festival must purchase a ticket. This includes babes in arms.

Tickets have sold out, a limited number of tickets will be held at the door to combat touts over the weekend.

The festival has a large main stage in a natural amphitheatre that showcases well known rock and indie names, a legendary act or two, and rising stars, in a relaxed festival atmosphere.

Making a return in 2009 is the 5,000 capacity circus style Big Top which plays host to a campers and Festival First Members only special night on the Thursday, and acts as a second stage once the festival begins.

Away from the Main Stage, the Platform One Bandstand offering unsigned acts and local bands, around 50 acts in all.

The Ray-Ban Rooms also make a return with a bar, dance floor, 'green room' hang out area, and The Balcony, which will host to a series of filmed acoustic sets over the course of the weekend. Acts including The View, Maccabees, and Esser will perform at the venue.

For those travelling to the island, there are various ferry options available, see Red Funnel or Wight Link for details.

The arena is open from 2pm until midnight on the Friday, 11am until midnight on the Saturday, and 11am until 11pm on the Sunday. No bottles, cans, chairs, etc, may be taken into the arena. The Campsites are open from noon on Thursday until noon on Monday. Strawberry Fields opens on Thursday at 6pm until midnight for campers and Festival First Members.

The Kids Zone will feature a variety of events, performances and arts & crafts throughout the three days. This year sees the return of the Rainbow Stage, which will feature performances from a variety of storytellers, magicians, musicians, circus acts, and more.

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More information will be here when available.

Friday 12th to Sunday 14th June 2009
Seaclose Park, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 2DN, England MAP
£120 adult no camping, £60 child (12 and under), £140 with camping - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 50000
last updated: Mon 8th Jun 2009


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