NME.COM

Stars set to make festival debut

V Festival reveals new names for this year’s bill

We Are Scientists
Girls Aloud are among the bands joining the 2006 V Festival line-up.

The 'Popstars 2' winners will make their festival debut at the bash, while We Are Scientists, The Cardigans, Phoenix, The Saw Doctors and The Rifles are also playing.

The bands will join headliners Morrissey and Radiohead plus other acts including Razorlight, Faithless, Beck, Kasabian and Paul Weller.

Taking place between at Hylands Park, Chelmsford and Weston Park, Staffordshire, the V Festival runs between August 19-20.

The line up for the V Festival 2006 now looks like:

Radiohead
Morrissey
Razorlight
Beck
Bloc Party
Kasabian
Paul Weller
Bic Runga
Daniel Powter
Editors
The Ordinary Boys
Keane
Faithless
Fatboy Slim
Groove Armada
The Charlatans
Starsailor
The Go! Team
We Are Scientists
Girls Aloud
Delays
Ghost Cat
The Magic Numbers
Sugababes
James Dean Bradfield
Delays
Hard-Fi
Rufus Wainwright
Kubb
Orson
The Feeling
Daniel Powter
Bic Runga
Gavin Degraw
The Cardigans
Phoenix
The Saw Doctors
The Rifles


Tickets for the event sold out in record time this year with 130,000 going in under three hours.

How do you feel about Girls Aloud being added to the V Festival bill? Will they follow in the footsteps of Daphne & Celeste's ill-fated Reading appearance? Discuss this on the NME.COM messageboards right here.

Share This

Connect With Us
This Week's Magazine