V Festival 2011 – 20 acts you have to see

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Who: Kaiser Chiefs When and where: Saturday – Hylands Park, Sunday – Weston Park, Virgin Media Stage Why you’ve got to see them: Their big come back at the start of this festival season has made them a must-see sing-a-long set of the summer. Expect tunes from ‘The Future Is Medieval’ and older hits.

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Who: Kele When and where: Saturday- Hylands Park, Sunday – Weston Park, The Arena Stage Why you’ve got to see them: A chance to see Kele without his right hand men shouldn’t be overlooked. Still on hiatus from Bloc Party, his solo experimentation pays dividends with his live shows.

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Who: Mark Ronson And The Business Intl When and where: Saturday – Weston Park, Sunday – Hylands Park, The Arena Stage Why you’ve got to see them: He may have one of the biggest egos in indie but Mark Ronson is always an intriguing one to watch. And don’t worry, the blonde Ronson is no more.

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Who: Calvin Harris When and where: Saturday – Weston Park, Sunday – Hylands Park, The Arena Stage Why you’ve got to see them: Replacing original headliners Duran Duran, Calvin isn’t quite Le Bon and gang but the Scottish singer and producer isn’t to be missed.

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Who: Manic Street Preachers When and where: Saturday – Weston Park, Sunday – Hylands Park, Virgin Media Stage Why you’ve got to see them: It’s time to go back to basics with some old school alt rock in the form of Manic Street Preachers and their early evening set.

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Who: Example When and where:Saturday – Hylands Park, Sunday – Weston Park, 4 Music StageWhy you’ve got to see them: After steaming through the charts, Elliot Gleave – AKA Example – is set to release his third album ‘Playing In The Shadows’ later this year. Catch some of it live at V.

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Who: Katy B When and where: Saturday- Hylands Park, Sunday – Weston Park, The Arena Stage Why you’ve got to see them: With a refreshing take on the charts, Katy B will keep the crowds dancing with hits ‘Lights On’ and ‘Broken Record’.

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Who: Chromeo When and where: Saturday- Hylands Park, Sunday – Weston Park, The Virgin Media Under Cover Stage Why you’ve got to see them: This Canadian duo bring a well needed break from the indie-pop dominating the festival. Their mix of electro and piano with old school 70s synth makes disco officially cool once more.

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Who: Fenech Soler When and where: Saturday – Weston Park, Sunday – Hylands Park, The Virgin Media Under Cover Stage Why you’ve got to see them: The electro kings will compliment the sunshine or get everyone dancing in the rain. Hits ‘Demons’ and ‘Lies’ should not be missed when the boys, who’ve remixed the likes of Marina & The Diamonds, play V.

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Who: Razorlight When and where: Saturday – Hylands Park, Sunday – Weston Park, 4 Music Stage Why you’ve got to see them: He might not be everyone’s favourite frontman, but worth it just for ‘Golden Touch’. All our V coverage.

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Who: Primal Scream When and where: Saturday – Weston Park, Sunday – Hylands Park, 4 Music Stage Why you’ve got to see them: Get ready to hear Bobby Gillespie and his band play the legendary ‘Screamadelica’ in full. Download our NME Festival App – Powered By BlackBerry.

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