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Kings of Leon to headline Isle of Wight Festival (2011)

Kings of Leon

Story by Jack Foley

KINGS Of Leon have been confirmed as one of the headline acts for the 2011 Isle Of Wight Festival.

As yet, it has not been revealed which night the Nashville rockers will top the bill on, but they’re presence kick-starts what promises to be a memorable line-up for the event as it celebrates its 10th anniversary next year, between June 10 and 12.

Announcing the news, festival boss John Giddings said it will be the band’s only UK festival appearance of the summer…. although the rockers have also announced five more dates for the summer, including a return to Hyde Park. Find out more

Kings of Leon are now one of the biggest bands ont the planet following the success of the albums Only By The Night and their latest, Come Around Sundown, which went straight to No.1 in the UK album chart when it was released last month.

Last year’s festival was headlined by The Strokes, Jay-Z and Paul McCartney.