The Killers, and as eFestivals predicted, (here), Justin Timberlake, will headline this year's twin V Festival which takes place at Hylands Park, Chelmsford, Essex and Weston Park, Staffordshire over the weekend of Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th August 2014.
Celebrating it's 19th year the twin event will also see performances from Ed Sheeran, Paolo Nutini, Example, Lily Allen, Elbow, Axwell & Ingrosso, Bastille, Rudimental, John Newman, Katy B, Embrace, Chase & Status (DJ Set), Nina Nesbitt, The Strypes, Kodaline, Foxes, Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott, All Saints, The Wonder Stuff, Alesso, Chic featuring Nile Rodgers, Kaiser Chiefs, and Jason Derulo.
Over the festival weekend there will also be appearances from Blondie, Above & Beyond, Tom Odell, Manic Street Preachers, Sam Smith, The Stranglers, Janelle Monae, Birdy, Train, Newton Faulkner, The Wailers (performing Legend), The Rifles, Starsailor, George Ezra, Aloe Blacc, Rizzle Kicks, The Magic Numbers, M People, Miles Kane, The Human League, Sub Focus, and Ella Eyre.
Many more acts will be announced in the coming weeks across 4 stages, plus the line-up for the Glee Club Comedy Tent.
Festival Directors Bob Angus, Simon Moran and Dennis Desmond commented, "We’re excited to unveil the line-up for this year’s V Festival, and proud to bring fans such a varied musical offering. Justin Timberlake is bound to give an incredible headlining performance, and we are really looking forward to welcoming back The Killers with their inimitable showmanship. We have a reputation for delivering to fans the best musical acts – from classic to breakthrough to chart toppers – and 2014 is set to be another fantastic year in V Festival’s 19 year history."
Full tickets prices have not yet been revealed, expect around £195 for a weekend with camping. Tickets will go on sale at 9am on Friday 7th March, and eFestivals will have links to buy them then.
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