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Isle of Wight Festival 2006 - Coldplay and Foo Fighters join


Story by Jack Foley

COLDPLAY and the Foo Fighters have been announced as the headliners for this year’s Nokia Isle Of Wight Festival on June 10 and 11.

Dave Grohl’s band will apepar on June 10, while Chris Martin’s Coldplay will take the June 11 slot for what looks likely to be the band’s only confirmed appearance in Britain in 2006.

Former Verve singer, Richard Ashcroft, will also appear on the bill on June 11.

The impressive line-up so far is:

Friday, June 9
The Prodigy
The Rakes
The Upper Room

Saturday, June 10
Foo Fighters
Primal Scream
Dirty Pretty Things
The Paws

Sunday, June 11
Richard Ashcroft
Lou Reed
Maximo Park

Further acts are constantly being added to the annual festival, which takes place at Seaclose Park, in Newport. Tickets, which are now available, cost £105 for the weekend (including camping) and £85 for a weekend ticket.

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