Killers and Foo Fighters lead line-up at V Festival

US rock bands the Killers and the Foo Fighters have been announced as the headliners for this year's V Festival, which will be held in Essex and Staffordshire.

The line-up for the event, now in its twelfth year, also includes Snow Patrol, Kasabian, Pink, James, Basement Jaxx, Amy Winehouse, The Coral, Manic Street Preachers, Primal Scream, Damien Rice, Babyshambles, the Happy Mondays, Paolo Nutini, the Editors, KT Tunstall, James Morrison, Corinne Bailey Raw, Sophie Ellis Bextor, the Proclaimers and the Goo Goo Dolls.

Up-and-coming new acts that also feature on the bill include The Kooks, Lily Allen, The Fratellis, Mika and The Fray.

The V Festival will take at Hylands Park in Chelmsford and Weston Park in Staffordshire on August 18 and 19.

Tickets go on sale on March 1 from 9am, but Virgin Mobile can purchase tickets from today (February 27) by contacting: 0870 166 0431 or visiting: www.seetickets.com/vmobile.


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