Paul McCartney confirmed for Isle of Wight Festival

03-03-2010 The legendary Sir Paul McCartney has confirmed that he will be headlining the Main Stage at The Isle of Wight Festival on Sunday 13 June.

With an extensive back catalogue of hits, from The Beatles to his solo career, his set promises to be a fantastic close to the three-day music extravaganza which will also host a wealth of international superstars including Jay-Z, The Strokes, Blondie, Pink, Florence and the Machine, Biffy Clyro and Vampire Weekend.

The Isle of Wight Festival is the first of 2010’s major music festivals and takes place in Seaclose Park from Friday 11 to Sunday 13 June. Tickets are available from Red Funnel www.redfunnel.co.uk/iwfestival. Weekend tickets including camping are £163.50 for adults and £82.50 for children. Children 6 and under are free but must be booked with at least one adult ticket. Non-camping tickets are available for £143.50 for adults and £72.50 for children. All prices include booking fee and secure postage.

If you don’t fancy sleeping under canvas, then Red Funnel also offers an extensive range of accommodation from boutique hotels to family holiday parks.  Book your car ferry travel now with Red Funnel, at the same time as tickets and accommodation, and not only will you find the widest choice of available sailings, but you'll also secure the cheapest fare. If you are travelling as a foot passenger, you can also buy your shuttle bus travel to the festival site for £10 return with Red Funnel. Travelling to the Isle of Wight is easy with Red Funnel - vehicle and passenger ferries run regularly around the clock from Southampton, which is within easy reach of the M3 and M27.