Robbie Williams and Blondie announced for Isle of Wight Festival 2023

1 November 2022, 11:57 | Updated: 1 November 2022, 12:00

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By Mayer Nissim

The headliners are announced for the Isle of Wight Festival 2023, including a host of massive acts from the last 40 years.

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Robbie Williams is currently celebrating the 25th anniversary of his solo career, and he's going to cap it off with a massive festival-closing headline performance.

The former Take That superstar will top the main stage at the Isle of Wight 2023 festival on Sunday, June 18.

Playing right before Robbie on that last day is Blondie.

The Debbie Harry-fronted group last toured the UK in April this year, albeit without founding member Chris Stein who was forced to pull out with heart issues.

The other main stage Isle of Wight headliners are the recently-reunited Pulp on Friday and George Ezra and The Chemical Brothers on the Saturday.

A whole host of other acts have also been announced for the festival, include Sugababes, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Sam Ryder, Gabrielle, Niall Horan, Mika, The Human League, Manic Street Preachers and Echo & The Bunnymen.

Robbie Williams in concert
Robbie Williams in concert. Picture: Getty Images

Festival promoter John Giddings said: "We're thrilled to announce this line-up today and welcome truly iconic artists to the island in June.

"From era-defining bands and electric live performers, to chart toppers and fresh new talent, the Isle of Wight Festival line-up showcases an exciting array of talent spanning 40 years of music."

Isle of Wight Festival 2023 takes place at Seaclose Park, Newport from Friday, June 15 to Sunday, June 18, 2023. Tickets are available now.