Isle Of Wight 2022 headliners announced as Lewis Capaldi, Kasabian and Muse

LEWIS Capaldi, Kasabian and Muse are set to headline the Isle of Wight festival in 2022.

Lionel Richie and Pete Tong will also perform at the event, which will run from June 16 to 19 next year.

The festival returned to Seaclose Park in 2021 after it was cancelled in 2020 as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The 2021 festival was pushed back from the regular slot in June to September and featured artists including Liam Gallagher, Snow Patrol, David Guetta and Duran Duran.

Lewis Capaldi and Lionel Richie will headline the 2022 festival on the Friday night, while Kasabian and DJ Pete Tong, who will be joined by the Heritage Orchestra for Ibiza classics, will perform on Saturday.

Devon rockers Muse will close the festival on Sunday night.

The 2022 instalment will also feature performances from Sigrid, Craig David Presents TS5, The Vaccines, Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott, Shaggy, Happy Mondays, Mavis Staples, UB40 ft Ali Campbell & Astro, The Proclaimers and The Coral, with more names to be announced.

Festival promoter John Giddings, said: "We couldn't have asked for a better return to the island this year: we had sunshine all weekend and some fantastic performances.

"We're already looking ahead to next year and the artists announced today can't wait to come and entertain us over June 16-19 2022."

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