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'Road To V' Winners Announced Tonight!

12 August 2006

After months of speculation, excitement and anticipation, the two bands who will be opening this weekend's V Festival Main Stages are set to be announced on TV tonight...

Tune into Channel 4 at 12.30am tonight!

Will it be Keith, might it be Sunny Days Set Fire, could it be The Holloways, or will it be Bombay Bicycle Club?

Two of the above bands are on the verge of winning this year's Road To V competition.

The two winners, who'll both be announced on Channel 4 tonight, will open the Main Stage on alternate days at the two V Festival sites this weekend.

It marks the crowning point of a long-running competition to find two winners from thousands of entries from new or unsigned bands.

A final shortlist of 14 was decided upon three months ago and a panel of experts, including Tim Burgess, have since whittled them down, with their live performances shown as part of a Channel 4 series.

Sponsored by Virgin Mobile, it's the second competition of its kind, after The Young Knives and 10,000 Things won the contest last year.

Organisers hope the two bands will go on to emulate the success of the previous winners. 

If you miss tonight's show, VF will be announcing the news tomorrow, so stay tuned.



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