The Who return to Isle of Wight Festival

Sixties icons will play the festival 47 years after they made their debut

Jamie Bowman

Date published: 17th Mar 2016

Rock legends The Who will headline Saturday night at this year's Isle of Wight Festival

Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend will be bringing their The Who Hits 50! tour to the island for their only UK festival performance on 2016 on Saturday, 11th June.

The band are veterans of the festival having turned in epic performances in 1969 and 1970 as well as 2004 (watch The Who play 'My Generation' at the festival in 1970 below). 

Richard Ashcroft has also confirmed an appearance as The Who's special guest.

Other acts confirmed include Stereophonics, Faithless and Queen with Adam Lambert

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