Sigrid and The Wombats join line-up for Isle of Wight Festival 2018


Norwegian rising star Sigrid, and Liverpudlian rock band The Wombats are among the 18 new acts announced to be appearing the Isle of Wight Festival 2018.

New acts confirmed to be joining headliners The Killers, Depeche Mode, Liam Gallagher and Kasabian also include Travis, LANY, Rak-Su and local talent Wild Front. The festival, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, will take place at the Isle of Wight’s Seaclose Park from 21st to 24th June.

Sigrid – an alumni of The Edge‘s List of 2018 – has rocketed fame with pop bangers ‘Strangers’ and ‘Don’t Kill My Vibe’. The Wombats formed back in 2003, and early singles like ‘Let’s Dance to Joy Division’ are still popular on today’s pre-drink playlists. They’ll play their new record Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life to Southampton’s O2 Guildhall later this month.

Of their return to the festival, The Wombats said: “This will be our 1st UK festival of the summer and we can’t wait to play the Isle of Wight again. It’s been too long. Nothing but fond memories from last time we played and look forward to making some new ones with you all in June! Our new album tracks are very excited to experience their 1st UK festival too… See you there!”

Find out more of the brilliant acts playing in our original line-up announcement. More information about tickets can be found on the Isle of Wight Festival’s website:


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