The Beautiful South for V Festival

The Beautiful South are the latest band confirmed for the two legs of V Festival, taking their place alongside the likes of Radiohead, Morrissey, Faithless, Beck, Bloc Party, Kasabian, and tonnes more...

V Festival 2006 takes place at Hylands Park, Chelmsford, Essex, and Weston Park, Staffordshire, on 19-20 August with two bills swapping sites over the two days. Both events are totally sold out. Click here for more on V Festival.

Other acts confirmed for both legs include The Charlatans, Editors, Paul Weller, Keane, Girls Aloud, Fatboy Slim, The Dandy Warhols, Rufus Wainwright, Kubb, and Hard Fi.

Two lucky bands will also get to play alongside their heroes as winners of the Road To V competition, which is currently in the process of whittling down thousands of entries. Click here for more on that.