Muse to headline UK music festival this summer

The trio announce only European appearance of 2008

Muse will headline this year’s V Festival, which takes place between August 16 and 17 on sites in both Chelmsford and Stafford.

The trio are the first act to be confirmed for this year’s event ahead of tickets going onsale at 10am on March 7.

The appearance will be Muse‘s sole European festival of 2008.

More acts for the 2008 V Festival will be announced soon.

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