The Killers to headline Isle of Wight Festival 2013

topping the bill on Saturday night

published: Mon 17th Dec 2012

The Killers

Thursday 13th to Sunday 16th June 2013
Seaclose Park, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 2DN, England MAP
£185
daily capacity: 90000
last updated: Thu 30th May 2013

The Killers have been revealed as the Saturday night headliner at next summer's Isle of Wight Festival, happening from Thursday 13th until Sunday 16th June 2013.

The Killers
The 'Hot Fuss' American rockers fronted by Brandon Flowers revealed their seventh annual Christmas song, 'I Feel It In My Bones', at the beginning of the month and have already announced a stadium show for 2013 at London's Wembley Stadium.

Formed in 2002, every one of The Killers' four studio albums has topped the UK Charts, and spawned hits including 'Mr Brightside', 'Human', 'Somebody Told Me', 'When You Were Young' and 'Runaways' which are all expected to get an airing on the main stage on the Saturday night of the festival.

John Giddings, the festival's promoter, said, "We are proud to bring one of the world’s greatest rock bands of the last decade to our small island off the South Coast of England…thanks for coming-it will be a weekend to remember!"

They join The Stone Roses headline Friday, and Bon Jovi close Sunday both as UK festival exclusives. Other acts announced include Jake Bugg, The Script, Bloc Party, Paloma Faith, The Maccabees, Ellie Goulding, Happy Mondays, Blondie, Bonnie Raitt, The Farm, Ellie Goulding, Republica, Fun., and Imperial Teen.

The festival will offer top rock and indie names, legendary acts, and rising stars, on three main stages in a relaxed festival atmosphere.

For the latest line-up details as available please click here.

An adult ticket with camping is priced at £185, with NUS weekend tickets with camping priced at £175, and a child (7 to 12 years) weekend ticket with camping is priced at £92.50. A day ticket is priced at £75, and car parking is priced from £10. All children 6 years old and under on 13th June 2013 can go free of charge but must still be included in the booking in order to receive a wristband. A Campervan ticket is priced at £100, and parking for the weekend (4 Days) is priced at £15.

Tickets for the Isle of Wight Festival 2013 can also be bought using a Deposit Ticket Scheme (DTS) paying in 3 payments instalments. The first instalment of £61.50 must be paid within the Eligibility Period. For non-camping tickets a second payment of £60 per ticket is due on 30th January 2013, and the final payment of £60 by 30th March 2013. For weekend with camping tickets the second instalment amount is £60 and the final payment is £75 with the same due dates.

To buy tickets, click here.

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

Thursday 13th to Sunday 16th June 2013
Seaclose Park, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 2DN, England MAP
£185
daily capacity: 90000
last updated: Thu 30th May 2013


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