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Liam Gallagher and DJ Guetta to headline delayed Isle of Wight competition By Reuters



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LONDON (Reuters) – Liam Gallagher, Eighties pop band Duran Duran and DJ David Guetta will headline September’s Isle of Wight competition, organisers stated on Friday, as Britain begins finalising particulars for a return to massive music occasions because it emerges from lockdown.

The competition, whose 2020 version was cancelled due to the worldwide pandemic, will happen Sept. 16-19, pushed again from its normal June dates.

“Over the approaching months we’ll be watching and studying from the occasions going down earlier than us and, after all, liaising with all of the related authorities to ensure everybody – viewers, artists, employees, the neighborhood – is stored secure,” competition promoter John Giddings stated.

Earlier this month, Giddings was quoted by British media as saying the competition’s capability can be decreased by 5,000 to 50,000.

Its essential stage headliners might be Gallagher on Friday, rock band Snow Patrol and Guetta on Saturday whereas Duran Duran will shut the occasion on Sunday.

Different performers embrace singers Tom Jones, Sam Fender and Sophie Ellis-Bextor in addition to bands Kaiser Chiefs, Razorlight, Lightning Seeds and Primal Scream.

“It’s a incredible array of artists; from icons to rising expertise,” Giddings stated.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson final month unveiled what he known as a phased cautious however irreversible path out of England’s third lockdown.

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