Neil Young to headline Isle Of Wight Festival
He joins The Prodigy, Stereophonics and Razorlight
Neil Young will headline this year's Isle Of Wight Festival
Photographer: Sasha Ong05 March 2009
The Canadian singer songwriter, famed for tracks such as ‘Old Man’, ‘Heart Of Gold’ and ‘Cinnamon
Girl’, is set to top the bill on the Sunday (14 June) night.
He joins The Prodigy, Stereophonics and Razorlight as headliners for the festival.
Speaking about the confirmation, organiser John Giddings said: "I have tried every year since we restarted the event to book Neil Young. His music is part of my life and has inspired generations ever since. I'm sure that his performance will be talked about for years to come".
Other names on the bill include Basement Jaxx, The Ting Tings, Pendulum and The Charlatans with more to be announced in the coming weeks.
50,000 fans are expected to attend the festival, which has sold out for the last three years.
Tickets for this year's event are on sale now priced at £140 for an adult weekend pass with camping or £70 for child camping ticket.
Non-camping passes will set you back £120 for adults and £60 for children.
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Isle Of Wight Festival 2009 will take place at Seaclose Park, Newport on the Isle Of Wight from 12-14 June.