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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