Seaclose Park awaits Snow Patrol and Groove Armada

Isle Of Wight Festival 2007 has officially kicked off today (June 8) as hoards of fans descend on Seaclose Park.

The three day event will see Snow Patrol, Muse and veterans The Rolling Stones perform their headline slots over the weekend.

Later today, Groove Armada, The Feeling, Echo And The Bunnymen and Koopa will warm up the crowds for Friday night’s headliners Snow Patrol.

NME.COM will be bringing you coverage live from both of this weekend’s festivals – Isle Of Wight and Download – so for news, blogs and photography straight from both sites go to www.nme.com/festivals now.

Meanwhile make sure you check out next week’s NME – on UK newstands from June 13 – for exclusive coverage of all the weekend’s action.