Kings of Leon and Kaiser Chiefs confirmed for August bash

Singer Amy Winehouse has been confirmed to play at this year’s V Festival which takes place on August 16 and 17.

This is the first festival announcement for this Summer from Winehouse, who recently won five Grammy Awards.

Joining previously announced headliners Muse are The Verve. Muse will play Chelmsford Hylands Park on Saturday August 16 and at the Leeds site at Weston Park on Sunday August 17. The Verve will play on the alternate days.

Also announced for the two-leg festival now in it’s 13th year, are Kaiser Chiefs, Lenny Kravitz, Kings of Leon, The Charaltans, Squeeze and The Pogues.

Customary pop artistes confirmed include Girls Aloud, Sugababes.

More than 60 acts are still yet to be announced.

Tickets for this year’s V festival go on sale this Friday (March 7) at 10am.

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This year’s line-up so far is:

The Verve
Kings Of Leon
Kaiser Chiefs
The Prodigy
Amy Winehouse
The Kooks
The Zutons
The Pigeon Detectives
Lenny Kravitz
Maximo Park
Ian Brown
The Chemical Brothers
The View
Newton Faulkner
The Pogues
The Charlatans
The Hoosiers
Reverend And The Makers
The Feeling
Alanis Morissette
Scouting For Girls
Jamie T
Hot Chip
Girls Aloud
The Futureheads
The Twang
Amy MacDonald
The Courteeners
Shed Seven
The Rifles
David Jordan
One Republic

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