Isle Of Wight festival halts ticket sales

Some tickets have been held back to sell on the door

Pre-sale tickets for the Isle Of Wight festival have sold-out, with on-the-door tickets the only type now available, it was announced today (June 8).

Organisers of the bash, set to take place this weekend (June 12-14), have halted sales of tickets, revealing in a statement that they are retaining a limited number of tickets to sell upon entry to the event in an effort to combat ticket touting.

The festival will be headlined by The Prodigy, Stereophonics and Neil Young.

The Isle Of Wight festival line-up is:

June 11

Big Top
The Human League
King Meets Queen
The Complete Stone Roses
Florence Rawlings

June 12

Main Stage
The Prodigy
Basement Jaxx
The Ting Tings
Iglu & Hartly
Sneaky Sound System

Big Top
Alesha Dixon
Beverley Knight
Eddi Reader
Pixie Lott
The Brilliant Things

June 13

Main Stage
Maximo Park
White Lies
Paolo Nutini
The View
The Rifles
The Zombies
Sharon Corr
The Yeah Yous

Big Top
The Australian Pink Floyd Show
Calvin Harris
Will Young
Mercury Rev
The Rakes
The Maccabees
Jessie Evans
The Operators
The Arcadian Kicks
Deborah Hodgson

June 14

Main Stage
Neil Young
Simple Minds
The Pigeon Detectives
The Script
Goldie Lookin’ Chain
Judy Collins
Arno Carstens
Papa Do Plenty

Big Top
The Charlatans
Killing Joke
The Horrors
Black Lips
Rumble Strips
The Pains of Being Pure at Heart
Hatcham Social
Poppy and the Jezebels