V Festival

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Country and Region United KingdomEngland
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Chelmsford, Essex; Staffordshire, West Midlands, England
Festival Description

V Festival is produced by Virgin Mobile who strives to make it the best possible experience for festival goers by giving music lovers extras that really make a difference in their festival experience. Expect a slew of “Virgin Mobile Angels” who meet festival-goers with wheelbarrows to carry audience member’s tents and then assemble it for them! If you are a Virgin Mobile customer you may claim your free beer (Carling) and kebabs! Since 1998 Virgin Mobile has been the headline sponsor—along with all the exciting new ideas planned to make the V Festival experience the best yet. New in 2011 will be a Comedy Stage and V-Style Luxury Camping featuring pop-up hotel rooms and ready-built yurts!

Festival Dates August 17 - 18, 2013
Festival Links


Festival Events:

Lineup 2013:
  • Beyonce (European Festival Exclusive)
  • Kings of Leon — headliner
  • Tom Odell
  • Stereophonics
  • The Script
  • Emeli Sande
  • Calvin Harris
  • Beady Eye
  • Jessie J
  • Two Door Cinema Club
  • The Vaccines
  • Basement Jaxx
  • Olly Murs
  • Paloma Faith
  • James
  • Rita Ora
  • The Courteeners
  • Jason Mraz
  • Fun.
  • Labrinth
  • Ellie Goulding
  • Travis
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Of Monsters and Men
  • Maverick Sabre
  • DJ Fresh
  • Jessie Ware
  • Maximo Park
  • Lianne La Havas
  • Rudimental
  • James Arthur
  • Scouting For Girls
  • Little Mix
  • Deacon Blue
  • Ocean Colour Scene
  • The Fratellis
  • Gabrielle Aplin
  • Laura Mvula


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Social networks:
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
Podcast Interviews:
  • V Festival 2006 Review (ilikemusic.com, August 21, 2006)
  • V Festival day two kicks off (NME.com, August 20, 2006)

  • UK’s V Festival is a muddy beauty. By Nathan Lynch (The Sydney Morning Herald, August 23, 2006)


Practical Info:

  • Hylands Park, Chelmsford, Essex
  • Weston Park, Staffordshire


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