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Tinie Tempah and Childish Gambino among 14 new additions to V festival line-up

Tinie Tempah and Childish Gambino among 14 new additions to V festival line-up

The Killers and Justin Timberlake will headline this years' bash

  • Apr 22, 2014
Essex police confirm 114 arrests were made at V Festival in Chelmsford

Essex police confirm 114 arrests were made at V Festival in Chelmsford

Crimes include 75 for drug possession and 22 for drug-dealing on site

  • Aug 19, 2013
Beyoncé booed after she arrives 30 minutes late onstage at V Festival

Beyoncé booed after she arrives 30 minutes late onstage at V Festival

But the singer recovers to win the crowd over with a spectacular, career-spanning set

  • Aug 18, 2013
Kings Of Leon bring new album 'Mechanical Bull' to the UK as they headline V Festival

Kings Of Leon bring new album 'Mechanical Bull' to the UK as they headline V Festival

Kendrick Lamar braves the rain and Stereophonics talk fake penises at Weston Park

  • Aug 18, 2013
Two Door Cinema Club bring new song 'Changing Of The Seasons' to V Festival in Essex

Two Door Cinema Club bring new song 'Changing Of The Seasons' to V Festival in Essex

Meanwhile, Jessie Ware duets with Katy B at Chelmsford leg of the weekend-long bash

  • Aug 17, 2013
The Vaccines thrill as V Festival gets underway in Staffordshire

The Vaccines thrill as V Festival gets underway in Staffordshire

Everything Everything, Laura Mvula and Tom Odell also entertain a soggy Weston Park

  • Aug 17, 2013
Light rain with sunny intervals forecast for V Festival this weekend

Light rain with sunny intervals forecast for V Festival this weekend

Mainly mild conditions expected at both Chelsford and Staffordshire festival sites

  • Aug 14, 2013
Beady Eye replaced by Swedish House Mafia DJ after pulling out of V Festival

Beady Eye replaced by Swedish House Mafia DJ after pulling out of V Festival

Steve Angello will headline the 4Music Stage in place of Liam Gallagher's band

  • Aug 12, 2013
Beady Eye guitarist Gem Archer 'fractured skull falling down stairs at home'

Beady Eye guitarist Gem Archer 'fractured skull falling down stairs at home'

Archer continues to recover from his head injury

  • Aug 9, 2013
Beady Eye cancel V Festival appearance following injury to Gem Archer

Beady Eye cancel V Festival appearance following injury to Gem Archer

Liam Gallagher and band cancel all remaining scheduled shows in August

  • Aug 8, 2013
Everything Everything, Katy B, Steve Angello, Mark Owen, added to V Festival line-up

Everything Everything, Katy B, Steve Angello, Mark Owen, added to V Festival line-up

Acts join headliners Kings Of Leon and Beyoncé on the bill

  • May 31, 2013
Kings Of Leon and Beyoncé to headline V Festival

Kings Of Leon and Beyoncé to headline V Festival

Two Door Cinema Club, The Vaccines, Stereophonics will also play the August 17-18 dual site event

  • Feb 25, 2013
Nicki Minaj hits out at fans over Twitter abuse following her V Festival cancellation

Nicki Minaj hits out at fans over Twitter abuse following her V Festival cancellation

Rapper has told her detractors to 'eat shit and die'

  • Aug 20, 2012
Second man dies near V Festival site in Chelmsford

Second man dies near V Festival site in Chelmsford

Ten men arrested on suspicion of murder following attack

  • Aug 20, 2012
Cher Lloyd booed offstage and pelted with bottles of urine at V Festival - video

Cher Lloyd booed offstage and pelted with bottles of urine at V Festival - video

'It's hard enough being up here, but it's not nice having bottles of piss chucked at you,' singer tells crowd

  • Aug 20, 2012
The Stone Roses bring out the hits as they close V Festival 2012

The Stone Roses bring out the hits as they close V Festival 2012

Noel Gallagher, Example and Keane also thrill a soggy Weston Park

  • Aug 19, 2012
Noel Gallagher dedicates 'Supersonic' to Mo Farah at V Festival

Noel Gallagher dedicates 'Supersonic' to Mo Farah at V Festival

The Stone Roses play triumphant 90 minute set at Hylands Park

  • Aug 19, 2012
The Killers cover Oasis and Joy Division as they headline V Festival

The Killers cover Oasis and Joy Division as they headline V Festival

Snow Patrol, Tinie Tempah and Miles Kane also shine at sunny Weston Park

  • Aug 18, 2012
The Enemy talk naked crowdsurfers and album number four at V Festival

The Enemy talk naked crowdsurfers and album number four at V Festival

Andy Hopkins tells NME that the band are making good progress on the follow-up to 'Streets In The Sky'

  • Aug 18, 2012
Nicki Minaj pulls out of V Festival

Nicki Minaj pulls out of V Festival

Rapper cites illness as reason for cancellation

  • Aug 18, 2012
 
 
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