Oasis to headline V Festival 2009

Oasis will join The Killers as headliners for this year's V Festival, bosses have confirmed.

The Gallagher brothers head up a line-up which also boasts Fatboy Slim, Razorlight, Snow Patrol, The Specials, Lily Allen and Elbow.

Other names announced include The Streets, The Enemy, James, Pendulum, Dizzee Rascal, Happy Mondays and Peter Doherty as well as Paolo Nutini, Pendulum and The Wombats.

The pop heavy line-up will have performances from Lady Ga Ga, The Ting Tings, Katy Perry, The Script and The Saturdays.

Organisers have also confirmed the appearances of MGMT, Seasick Steve, Ocean Colour Scene, Biffy Clyro and Keane.

V Festival 2009 takes place at Hylands Park, Chelmsford, and Weston Park, Staffs from 22-23 August.

Tickets for the festival go on sale this Friday (6 March).