Biffy Clyro to headline Isle of Wight Festival 2014

plus Calvin Harris, Rudimental, Passenger, and more

published: Tue 10th Dec 2013

Biffy Clyro

Thursday 12th to Sunday 15th June 2014
Seaclose Park, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 2DN, England MAP
£190
daily capacity: 90000
last updated: Mon 2nd Jun 2014

Biffy Clyro will headline the Friday night of next year's Isle of Wight Festival with organisers saying the Scottish trio are appearing as an English festival exclusive.

Also confirmed for Friday is DJ Calvin Harris, who will be closing the night after Biffy's headlining set, with special guests Rudimental completing the acts announced for the main stage on Friday.

Passenger, The 1975, and The Waterboys round up the first names for the festival which returns for a 13th year, taking place from Thursday 12th until Sunday 15th June 2014, and will offer top rock and indie names, legendary acts, and rising stars, on four main stages, and six smaller stages in a relaxed festival atmosphere.

Simon Neil from Biffy Clyro said: “We are over the moon to announce that we will headline the Main Stage of the Isle of Wight Festival next year, on Friday June 13th. To follow the likes of Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Bob Dylan and Pearl Jam is an honour. We cannot wait to get back to this iconic Festival, and this beautiful island!

John Giddings, the festival’s promoter said: “Friday night is going to kick it out of the park with Biffy & Calvin and special guests Rudimental - I can't wait.... having Passenger and The 1975 already on board we’re set for one of our most contemporary years - with the class of The Waterboys complementing the young guns nicely....”

Early bird tickets priced at £170  will go on sale on Thursday 12th December until Thursday 16th January, and eFestivals will have links to buy them then.

Early Bird Prices: 
Early Bird Weekend: £170 
Early Bird Day Tickets (Fri, Sat, Sun): £70
Early Bird Campervan: £100
Children 12 and under: free 

Full Ticket Prices:
Weekend Tickets: £190
Day Tickets (Fri, Sat, Sun): £75
Campervan: £100
Weekend Car Parking In Advance: £15
Per Day Parking: £10
Children 12 and under: free

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

eFestivals will have an exclusive interview with festival organiser John Giddings for you to read later this week.



Thursday 12th to Sunday 15th June 2014
Seaclose Park, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 2DN, England MAP
£190
daily capacity: 90000
last updated: Mon 2nd Jun 2014


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