The countdown to world famous Isle of Wight Festival 2014 has begun with the return of the award winning, anthemic rock trio Biffy Clyro headlining the Main Stage. Closing the night, the one and only international superstar, Calvin Harris. Both artists have risen through the ranks with phenomenal shows and chart topping music, so get ready for a very special weekend. Prior to their performances, electronic outfit Rudimental will take to the stage for much anticipated guest set. Not only that, Passenger, The 1975 and The Waterboys will also all be appearing over the weekend.

Simon Neil from Biffy Clyro said: “We are over the moon to announce that we will headline the Main Stage of the Isle of Wight Festival next year, on Friday June 13th. To follow the likes of Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Bob Dylan and Pearl Jam is an honour. We cannot wait to get back to this iconic Festival, and this beautiful island!”

Bringing together two of the biggest acts in the world, with two huge shows, Biffy Clyro and Calvin Harris will make Friday night at the Isle of Wight Festival the place to be. Biffy Clyro’s mind-boggling mix of off-kilter tempos, unpredictable guitars and soulful choruses have won over a legion of fans and now they take the top slot with an English festival exclusive. The man with the Midas touch, Calvin Harris has worked with a spectrum of massive names, racking up numerous number 1’s along the way. Mercury nominees and very special guests Rudimental, join the bill on Friday 13th June, playing to the Main Stage crowd for the first time.

Passenger said: “I can’t wait to play at the Isle of Wight Festival. I played there on a small stage a few years ago and had an amazing time. It’ll be great to get back there!”

Matthew Healy from The 1975 said: “The Isle of Wight Festival has such a rich musical heritage. We can’t wait to play there in the summer.”

Singer songwriter Michael David Rosenberg, aka Passenger has had the biggest year of his career with his single ‘Let Her Go’, storming the charts worldwide. He will be heading to the Festival for the first time, alongsideManchester’s finest The 1975 and influential group The Waterboys.

Tickets go on sale at 9am on Thursday 12thDecember 2013 at our special Early Bird price of £170, available until 16th January.

There will also be an exclusive 48-hour presale from Tuesday 10th December head to, If you want to spread the cost, the popular Isle ofWight Festival payment plan returns, plus various ticket and travel packages are available. We’ve got loads more to unveil, so make sure you grab your tickets and keep up to date with all the action at

The Early Bird gets the worm, so bag your tickets for only £170, from 9am on Thursday December 12th with our special offer running through to January 16th. There are also amazing ticket and travel packages available, to be there head to