Singer will play his first UK show for 20 years at June 2012 event
The singer, who released his latest album ‘Mojo’ last year, will headline the first night of the festival with his band The Heartbreakers. It is Petty’s first ever UK festival show and his first show of any kind in the UK for over 20 years.
Biffy Clyro and Madness are confirmed to play the second day (June 23) with that night’s bill topper still to be confirmed. Bruce Springsteen will headline the final night (June 24) and will be joined by Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds and The Vaccines.
The confirmed line-up for the Isle Of Wight Festival so far is:
Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds
Noah And The Whale
For more information about the festival, see Isleofwightfestival.com.