Peter Doherty, Mystery Jets for V Festival

Peter Doherty and Mystery Jets are among the latest names confirmed for this year's Virgin Media Union at V Festival.

British Sea Power, Phoenix, The Twang, The Sunshine Underground and Howling Bells are also set to perform alongside Jenny Lewis, Gary Go, Pete Murray, Seth Lakeman and Welsh rappers Goldie Lookin’ Chain.

Joe Lean And The Jing Jang Jong, VV Brown, Vagabond, One Eskimo and Kid British have also been confirmed along with Ray Gun, Iain Archer, Wallis Bird, The Gay Blades, Lights and Exit Calm.
Speaking about the latest additions V Festival Director, Bob Angus said, “This year’s Virgin Media Union stage offers a diverse array of acts, genuinely delivering something for everyone. With both old and new faces making appearances the calibre of this years line up is as good as always and reflects the Festival’s commitment to offering new talent a stage to perform to a music loving audience.”

Today’s confirmations join headliners The Killers and Oasis on the bill as well as The Specials, Fatboy Slim, The Streets, Lily Allen and more.

Click here to see the latest V Festival Chelmsford line-up.

Click here to see the latest V Festival Staffordshire line-up.

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