Muse, Stereophonics, Prodigy for V Festival Chelmsford day one

Plus Kooks, Maximo Park, Pigeon Detectives for first day of the bash

Muse, Stereophonics, Prodigy for V Festival Chelmsford day one
Muse are set to headline the first day of the V Festival in Chelmsford tonight (August 16), playing on the V Stage after Stereophonics, The Kooks and Maximo Park.

The band will be going head-to-head with The Prodigy, who will play a headline slot on the 4Music stage on the same site after the likes of The Pigeon Detectives, The Hoosiers, Duffy and The Hold Steady.

Michael Franti and Spearhead will kick off proceedings on the V Stage, and will be followed by The Futureheads, Alanis Morrisette and Lostprophets.

Elsewhere on the site Ian Brown is set to headline the JJB Arena tent after performances from The Pogues, Jamie T and The Twang.

Richard Hawley will head up the Virgin Mobile Union stage, while former Clash guitarist Mick Jones' band, Carbon/Silicon, will headline the Sessions Stage.

Keep checking NME.COM for the latest news, pictures, videos and blogs live from V Festival all weekend.

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