Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Rod Stewart to headline 2017 Isle of Wight Festival

Sir Rod Stewart performing
Image caption Sir Rod will be closing the festival

Sir Rod Stewart has been revealed as the Sunday night headliner for the Isle of Wight Festival next year.

He is the second act announced for the festival, which was under threat of being cancelled.

The 71-year-old singer will be closing the festival, with Arcade Fire playing on the Saturday night. Previous headliners at the festival include Queen and The Who.

The four-day festival at Seaclose Park, Newport will run from 8-11 June 2017.

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