Example, Wiley and Benga announced for Isle of Wight festival dance tent

Ms Dynamite, Wiley and Example among first names confirmed

The first rafts of dance acts have been confirmed for this years’ Isle of Wight festival.

The festival, which will be headlined by The Killers, The Stone Roses and Bon Jovi, has confirmed that acts including Example, Benga, Ms Dynamite, Wiley, A-Trak Sub Focus and Lee Foss will appear across the weekend. Other names appearing between June 13-16 include Madeon, Jaguar Skills, Miguel Campbell, Derrick Carter, Andy C, Grandmaster Flash, Mosca, Huxley, MistaJam, Modestep, MK, Friction, Roses Gabor, Duke Dumont, MONSTA, Gorgon City, Waifs & Strays, Alexis Raphael and DJ EZ.

Earlier this week it was confirmed that The Boomtown Rats have reformed to perform at this year’s Isle Of Wight festival. Speaking about the reunion, Geldof said: “I’ve always fancied playing the Isle of Wight Festival ever since I hitched there in the good/bad days when I was a kid.”


Other acts already announced for the festival, which will take place at Seaclose Park between June 13-16 include Paul Weller, The Maccabees, Jake Bugg, Bloc Party, Palma Violets, Paloma Faith, Ellie Goulding, Blondie, I Am Kloot, Kodaline and Willy Mason.

The Isle of Wight dance line-up is as follows:

Thursday June 13 – The Dance Tent
Jaguar Skillz Live
Grandmaster Flash
Ms Dynamite

Friday June 14 – The Dance Tent
Example & DJ Wire
Madeon Live
Faith SFX
Benga + Youngman
Wiley Live

Saturday June 15 – The Big Top
Sub Focus Live
Andy C
Friction / Modestep

Sunday June 16 – The Dance Tent
Lee Foss
Derrick Carter
Miguel Campbell
Duke Dumont
Roses Gabor
Gorgon City
Waifs & Strays
Alexis Raphael


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