Arctic Monkeys, Eminem and Rihanna for V Festival 2011

Plus Plan B, Dizzee Rascal and Primal Scream for August event

Pic: Andy Willsher
Arctic Monkeys and Eminem are set to headline this year's V Festival.

Rihanna, Plan B, Dizzee Rascal, Kaiser Chiefs, Manic Street Preachers and Pendulum will also play at the August event.

The festival will take place on August 20 and 21 on two sites, one in Chelmsford and one in Staffordshire.

Further acts set to play include Tinie Tempah, The Courteeners and The Wombats. Primal Scream will play their 1991 album 'Screamadelica' in full at the bash.

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Tickets go on general sale at 9am (GMT) on Friday (March 4). To check the availability of V Festival tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.

The V Festival line-up so far is:

Arctic Monkeys
Primal Scream
The Script
Kaiser Chiefs
Manic Street Preachers
Duran Duran
Chase and Status
Scouting For Girls
Tinie Tempah
The Courteeners
The Wombats
Bruno Mars
Ellie Goulding
Jessie J
Big Audio Dynamite
KT Tunstall
The Saturdays
Katy B
Olly Murs
You Me At Six
Wiz Khalifa
Fun Lovin' Criminals
Imelda May
Ocean Colour Scene
Eliza Doolittle

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