Held over a large site, and offering a bill of predominantly commercial acts, crowd favourites, and radio friendly indie upstarts in a corporate festival atmosphere. V Festival returns on Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th August 2013.
Latest additions are Idris Elba, Naughty Boy, Seasick Steve, Lawson, & Vox Empire.
Kings of Leon will headline Saturday, and Beyonce Sunday as a European festival exclusive. Also confirmed are Stereophonics, The Script, Emeli Sande, Tom Odell, 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, Steve Angello, DJ Fresh, Mark Owen, Katy B, Netsky, Nina Nesbitt, K-Koke, Lissie, Conor Maynard, The Pigeon Detectives, Benjamin Francis Leftwich, Monsta, Misha B, Hoffmaestro, Sam Smith, Tori Kelly, A*M*E, Goldie Lookin' Chain, Nell Bryden, Ed Drewett, Moya, Silhouette, The Saturdays, The Heavy, Jaguar Skills, Eels, McFly, Everything Everything, 5ive, The Original Rudeboys, Jamie Cullum, James Skelly & The Intenders, Lewis Watson, The Skints, Lucy Spraggan, Diana Vickers, John Newman, Exit Calm, and Laura Mvula. With more acts yet to be announced.
Early bird tickets are no longer on sale. Weekend tickets with camping are priced at £185 and weekend tickets with no camping are priced at £160. Day tickets are priced at £89, and a car park pass pass is priced at £20, and a campervan pass is priced at £99, with luxury VIP camping, and combined coach packages still available.
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Registered disabled customers are permitted to one helper free of charge, if you need more than one helper please purchase a second ticket for that person. (The second helper may not gain access to the viewing platforms, please visit here for full information.)
get there by coach
Big Green Coach is running coaches to V Festival (Staffordshire) from 28 locations.
To book, click here.
With a capacity of 90,000 the site will open (for weekend campers) from 10am Friday until midday Monday. The arena will be open from 12 noon on Saturday and Sunday to 11pm. Weekend Ticket holders (camping and non camping) should exchange their tickets for wristbands at the wristband exchange tent. Day ticket holders do not need to exchange their tickets for a wristband.
Car parking will be available on site at around £10 per car, or there is a park and ride scheme from Telford. Camper vans are allowed on site, the ticket prices for which have not yet been announced. The Big Green Coach will be expected to run coaches into the two sites from destinations across the UK.
Please note for both festival sites 1 campervan pitch is for a campervan, caravan or camping trailer and a maximum of 4 persons per pitch. There are no tents, cars or vans allowed in the campervan site.
There are to be no campfires and no glass allowed on site. No alcohol is permitted to be taken into the arena. The only containers permitted in the arena will be those carrying non alcoholic liquid in collapsible plastic, foil or cardboard forms of not more than 1 litre.
The bars are operated on a token system. Tokens are purchased from the token booths then exchanged at the bar for drinks. Some token booths will remain open for 1 hour after the bars have closed so vouchers can be redeemed.
Lockers are situated outside the arena by Gate 3, prices are as displayed.
Here is a short eFestivals film about V Festival 2009.
There'll be more information here when available.
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