The Killers, The Thrills and Keane are amongst those lined up to play…

THE KILLERS, The Thrills, Snow Patrol and Keane are amongst the artists set to give exclusive acoustic performances at this year’s V FESTIVAL.

Other acts scheduled to appear backstage in the Virgin Radio VIP tent include The Charlatans, The Zutons, Badly Drawn Boy, Tim Booth, Pixies, The Stands, [/a] and Starsailor.

Virgin Radio will also be embarking a huge 48-hour live broadcast from the sites, bringing the best of the sets from the stages as well as featuring exclusive interviews from the bands.

This year’s V Festival takes place between August 21-22 at Weston Park in Staffordshire and Hylands Park in Chelmsford and is headlined by The Strokes, [a] and a href=””>Muse.