Simple Minds to play Isle Of Wight Festival

It's their first time at the legendary bash

Rock veterans Simple Minds lead the latest round of additions to this year’s Isle Of Wight Festival.

The Scottish legends will share a stage with headliners Neil Young and Pixies on the Main Stage on Sunday 14 June.

Frontman Jim Kerr commented: “We are very excited about playing the Isle of Wight. This is the first time Simple Minds have played the festival, so as you can imagine, we’re really looking forward to it.


We’ll be performing songs from our new ‘Graffiti Soul’ album and some classic gems.”

Completing the Sunday night Main Stage line-up are The Pigeon Detectives, The Script, Goldie Lookin Chain, Judy Collins and Arno Carstens.

Meanwhile, The Charlatans play the Big Top.

The full line-up for Isle Of Wight so far is:

The Prodigy
Basement Jaxx
The Ting Tings
Neil Young
The Charlatans
Simple Minds
Maximo Park
The View
White Lies
The Rifles
The Zombies
Paolo Nutini
The Australian Pink Floyd Show
Jesse Evans
The Arcadian Kicks
The Script
Goldie Lookin Chain
Judy Collins
Arno Carstens

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