Monday, 3 March 2014

Timberlake and Killers to headline V Festival 2014

JUSTIN Timberlake and The Killers have been announced as the headliners for this year's V Festival.

Ed Sheeran, Paolo Nutini, Example, Bastille, Rudimental and Elbow are among the other acts revealed for the event at Hylands Park, Chelmsford, and Weston Park, Staffordshire, over the weekend of August 16th and 17th.

Chic featuring Nile Rodgers will also be "special guests".

Also on the bill will be Lily Allen, Axwell ^ Ingrosso, Chase & Status, Alesso, Kaiser Chiefs, Manic Street Preachers, Above & Beyond, Tom Odell, Sub Focus, Blondie, Jason Derulo, Rizzle Kicks, Katy B, Embrace, John Newman, Janelle Monae, Sam Smith, Kodaline, Miles Kane and The Human League.

Newton Faulkner, Starsailor, Aloe Blacc, Alex Clare, Nina Nesbitt, The Strypes, Birdy, Foxes, Ella Eyre, The Stranglers, The Magic Numbers, Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbot, George Erza, The Wailers, M People, All Saints, The Wonder Stuff and The Rifles complete the first line-up announcement.

V Festival directors Bob Angus, Simon Moran and Dennis Desmond said: "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. 

"We have pulled together a line-up of huge depth with a variety of artists across many musical genres and 2014 is set to be another fantastic year in V Festival’s 19-year history."

Tickets for the event go on sale at 9am on Friday at www.vfestival.com

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