A new wave of artists has been announced for this year's pop fest.
More big names have been announced for the exciting 20th anniversary line-up of V Festival in Essex! Example, Maverick Sabre and former JLS band member Aston Merrygold join the already incredible bill alongside a host of others as the Summer weekend draws ever nearer.
Among the other new acts announced for the Hylands Park extravaganza on August 22nd and 23rd are Mark Ronson with a DJ set, Londoners Scouting For Girls, Jack Antonoff's Bleachers and Sweden's Youtube Music Award winner Tove Lo. They'll be adding to a fantastic set which also includes previously announced Kasabian, Sam Smith, Olly Murs, Hozier, Calvin Harris, Ellie Goulding, Paloma Faith and George Ezra.
Continue reading: The 20th Anniversary Of V Festival Now Joined By Mark Ronson And Example
File Photo** Lily Allen is set to celebrate her 30th birthday this Saturday, May 2nd (2015) Lily Allen performing at V Festival 2006, Hylands Park Essex, England - 20.08.06 Featuring: file lily allen turns 30 300415 Where: Essex, United Kingdom When: 20 Aug 2006
File Photo** Lily Allen is set to celebrate her 30th birthday this Saturday, May 2nd (2015) Lily Allen performing at the V Festival 2006, held at Hylands Park Essex, England - 20.08.06 Featuring: file lily allen turns 30 300415 Where: Essex, United Kingdom When: 20 Aug 2006
Kasabian and Calvin Harris are heading to V Festival 2015
Calvin Harris and Kasabian have been announced as headliners for this year's V Festival. The Scottish DJ and Leicester rockers were head up the bill at Hylands Park and Weston Park and will be joined by Sam Smith, James Bay, Ellie Goulding, The Script, George Ezra, Stereophonics, Olly Murs, Ella Henderson, Kodaline and Cvhrches.
Kasabian will headline this year's V Festival
Simon Moran, V Festival director, said: "We wanted to champion British talent at this year's festival and with the likes of Calvin and Kasabian leading the way we don't think it'll disappoint. The eclectic mix of established artists and rising stars, with a few more in the pipeline, means that once again there is something for everyone at V Festival."
Continue reading: Calvin Harris and Kasabian to Headline V Festival 2015
Jamie Joseph took some time out of performing at V Festival to take an interview and talk about the festival, the weather and tips for attending festivals.
V Festival is getting ever nearer and tickets are quickly selling out, but you can skip that pricey entrance fee by entering our new competition to win a pair of weekend passes for Hylands Park, Chelmsford.
We've teamed up with Xperia Access to present you and a friend with a chance to bag the weekend of your summer and see your favourite bands at V Festival on August 16th - 17th 2014. With some scorching English weather getting us all excited about music festivals in the sun (move over Croatia and Spain!), we certainly don't want you to miss out on soaking up the rays while enjoying great company and fantastic music.
2014's Virgin Media stage sees some no doubt epic shows from Justin Timberlake, The Killers, Ed Sheeran, Example, Tom Odell, Paolo Nutini and Lily Allen. Over on the MTV stage, there's more of an indie vibe with performances from Elbow, Manic Street Preachers, George Ezra and a little dance fun with Axwell V Ingrosso, Sam Smith and Jason Derulo. There will also be exclusive acoustic shows from a variety of Sony acts that will be setting up at the festival's Virgin Media Louder Lounge.
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Festival season is shaping up
The UK’s festival season is slowly clicking into gear as Hollywood’s award season recovers from a stinking hangover. On the weekend of August 16-17 in Hylands Park, Chelmsford and Weston Park, Staffordshire, The Killers will preside the headline slot alongside Justin Timberlake.
"We're very excited to announce the V Festival line-up, and proud to bring headliners Justin Timberlake and The Killers, following on from their sold out Wembley Stadium show in 2013, with both headliners summer festival exclusives,” V Festival Directors Bob Angus, Simon Moran and Dennis Desmond said in a statement.
Continue reading: It's Indie Rock & Roll For V Festival: The Killers Headline Huge Bill
Did Beyonce refuse Channel 4 permission to broadcast her V Festival set?
After 2011's triumphant headlining set at Glastonbury, Beyonce Knowles returned to the British festival calendar to top the bill at V Festival over the weekend.
The problem is that Glastonbury is chilled out, and nice weather makes everyone more chilled out and happy to accept pretty much anything. V Festival is that little bit drunker, that little bit rowdier and in Chemsford on Saturday, that little bit wetter.
According to The Metro, the singer left fans sodden in the rain by arriving on-stage 20 minutes later, "Boo-yonce! Crowds ain't happy she is late at V Festival! 20mins in the rain and counting," tweeted one unhappy reveller.
Continue reading: Did Beyonce Ban Channel 4 From Broadcasting V Festival Performance?