Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band Headline Sunday
The Isle of Wight Festival is proud to announce its first headliner for 2012. The legendary singer-songwriter Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band will take the top slot on Sunday June 24th and close the Festival with a not to be missed show. This will be Bruce Springsteen’s first visit to the Island and only his 3rd festival performance in the UK to date. Join us at the Isle of Wight Festival 2012 to witness what will be an unbelievable performance from one of the greatest artists of all time.
Tickets go on general sale at 9am on Friday 25th November. Vodafone customers will have the chance to buy tickets during an exclusive pre-sale period from 8am Wednesday 23rd to 8am Friday 25th November. Full ticket details are on our tickets page.
Bruce Springsteen, one of the most influential artists in the world. A musical legend who records and tours with the E Street Band, Springsteen is famous around the globe for his brand of heartland rock, poetic lyrics, and American sentiments centered around his native New Jersey. Springsteen's recordings have included both accessible rock albums and folk-oriented works and his most successful studio albums, Born in the U.S.A. and Born to Run, have cemented his place in music history. The singer has sold in excess of 65 million albums in the United States alone and 120 million worldwide. He has earned numerous awards for his work, including a staggering 20 Grammy Awards, two Golden Globes and an Academy Award.
John Giddings, the Festival's promoter, says, 'It's taken years to get him here, but it will have been worth the wait - he is one of the greatest acts of all time, it's going to be a classic year...’