Kings of Leon and Beyoncé have been confirmed as the big name headliners of V Festival this August!
Beyonce’s bill-topping set at the duel-hosted extravaganza will be her only European festival slot of 2013 while Kings of Leon headline the festival for a second time following their triumphant performance in 2010.
Also taking to Hylands Park and Weston Park are Stereophonics, The Script, Emeli Sandé, Calvin Harris, Beady Eye, Jessie J, Two Door Cinema Club, The Vaccines, Basement Jaxx, Olly Murs, Paloma Faith, James, Rita Ora, The Courteeners, Jason Mraz, FUN., Labrinth, Ellie Goulding, Kendrick Lamar and Of Monsters And Men.
Maverick Sabre, Travis, DJ Fresh/LIVE, Jessie Ware, Maximo Park, Lianne La Havas, Rudimental, James Arthur, Scouting For Girls, Deacon Blue, Little Mix, Ocean Colour Scene, The Fratellis, Gabrielle Aplin and Laura Mvula complete the first wave of additions.
More acts will be announced over the coming weeks.
Festival Directors Bob Angus, Simon Moran and Dennis Desmond commented: “We’ve worked hard to bring fans an exciting and diverse line-up, securing Beyonce for an exclusive European Festival appearance and Kings of Leon as headliners is a great achievement.
“These acts along with one of the strongest bills in V Festival's 18 year history is something we are very proud of. We have a reputation for bringing fans the best world class acts and breakthrough artists, 2013 is set to be another sensational year.”
Taking place at Hylands Park, Chelmsford and Weston Park, Staffordshire on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th August 2013, tickets go on sale from this coming Friday (1st March) at 9am.
Beyoncé ‘Run The World (Girls)’