Nine Black Alps step in at V
16 August 2005
22-20s were due to play the headline slot on the Volvic Stage on Saturday 20 August at Weston Park, Staffordshire, and Sunday 21 August at Hylands Park, Chelmsford.
But a statement from the band this morning read: "22-20s hugely regret that we will not be able to play at this year's V festival due to illness. We are confident that Nine Black Alps will play a blinding set and wish them luck and apologise to the fans for having to pull out."
Nine Black Alps, currently enjoying success with thieir debut album 'Everything Is', said: "We were sorry to hear the 22-20's have had to pull out, but we're honored and delighted to have been added to the V Festival bill at the last minute. We're looking forward to having a great weekend indeed."
V Festival 2005 takes place at Weston Park, Staffordshire, and Sunday 21 August
at Hylands Park, Chelmsford, this weekend (20-21 August).
Featuring Franz Ferdinand, The Streets, Scissor Sisters, Oasis, and loads more, the event is now sold out but you can win weekend tickets by clicking here.
For more info, including the full lineup, click here for Chelmsford and here for Staffs.