Latest artists join headliners The Killers and Justin Timberlake on the bill
A raft of new artists have been added to the V Festival line-up.
Goldie Lookin Chain and Jhene Aiko lead the latest announcement with the Welsh comedy rap crew and US US R&B singer set to perform at both legs of this year’s event next month (August). The Original Rude Boys and Sons & Lovers have also been added, while additions to the comedy line-up include Boothby Graffoe, Dana Alexander, Mark Oliver and Allyson Smith.
Earlier this week V headliners The Killers announced details of a V Festival warm-up gig in Liverpool. The band will headline the O2 Academy on August 15 prior to their appearance at V Festival 2014, which takes place on the weekend of August 16-17. Justin Timberlake is the festival’s other headline act.
V Festival takes place in Hylands Park, Chelmsford and Weston Park, Staffordshire and also see sets from Lily Allen, Blondie, Chic featuring Nile Rodgers, Elbow, Bastille, Rudimental, Chase & Status, Kaiser Chiefs, Manic Street Preachers, Katy B, Miles Kane, The Wailers and The Stranglers.
Other acts on the bill include Ed Sheeran, Paolo Nutini, Example, Tom Odell, Sub Focus, Rizzle Kicks, John Newman, Sam Smith, Embrace, Janelle Monae, Kodaline, The Human League, Starsailor, The Strypes, Birdy, Foxes, Ella Eyre, The Stranglers, The Magic Numbers, Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbot, George Ezra, M People, All Saints, The Wonder Stuff and The Rifles.