V Festival - Chelmsford 2005 News
F-list celebs, crowd surges, and incessant queueing couldn't take the gloss off what really mattered at the weekend's V Festival... the music. Franz, Oasis, the Kaisers, and loads more rocked it!
It appears your prayers have been answered! The weather forecasts at both sites for this weekend's V Festival have dramatically improved, with bright sunshine now forecast for Saturday and Sunday.
Saturday looks likely to be a rainy one at both legs of this weekend's V Festival, but the good news is that the sun should be shining again by Sunday. Don't forget your wellies ... or your sunnies!
Tyler James have been forced to pull out of this weekend's V Festival due to 'unforeseeable circumstances', leaving the door open for Bronze Age Fox to step in with their quirky pop electronica.
Nine Black Alps have been added to the lineup of this weekend's V Festival, filling in for 22-20s who've been forced to drop out due to illness.
Virgin Mobile has launched a search for the best new unsigned bands in Britain, and is giving them a chance to win an opening slot on the main stage at this weekend's V Festival
Hold the doors! If you'd given up all hope of being at this weekend's long sold-out V Festival, this could be your golden ticket! We've got the world's last pair of tickets with camping for Weston Park Staffs up for grabs. Hurry!
The final 18 acts have just been confirmed for the 10th anniversary V Festival. This brings the total line up to a storming 82 acts playing over two days at Chelmsford and Staffs on 20-21 August.
Police on site will be using futuristic facial recognition equipment to spot and weed out known troublemakers among the festival crowds as part of increased security measures.
Four more acts have been added to the newly named Channel 4 Stage at this year's V Festival, which takes simultaneously at Hylands Park, Chelmsford, and Weston Park, Staffs, on 20-21 August.
Pop swoonster, Natasha Beddingfield, and US rapper, K-Os, have been added to the sold-out V Festival lineup, which takes place across two sites next month.
A further 10 acts for this year's 10th anniversary V Festival have just been added, including Sonic Youth, The La's, Turin Brakes and Rooster.
The Streets have been announced as Oasis' 'special guests' at V Festival. They're basically co-headliners but it seems the Gallaghers aren't overly keen on sharing the honour...
Current top-slot crooner Tony Christie has been added to the V Festival lineup, along with Idlewild, I Am Kloot, The Hives, Tom Baxter and KT Tunstall.
Nine more acts have been confirmed for this year's V Festival, including The Roots, Tom Vek, The Departure, The Stands, and The Polyphonic Spree.
V Festival has officially joined the growing list of major festivals to have sold out faster than ever before.
The Ordinary Boys have been confirmed for this year's V Festival. Tickets for the two mammoth events in Essex and Staffs have nearly sold out - but we know where you can still get them....
Weekend passes for this year's V Festival have sold out in record time (just four days). Now the only way to see Oasis and Franz on the same bill is to buy one of the few remaining Staffs day tickets.
Tickets for this year's V Festival went on sale at 9am Friday morning and already weekend camping passes for Chelmsford have sold out! Better act now or miss out on the whole thing! Buy here ...
Oasis have been confirmed as the festival's headliners along with Scissor Sisters and Franz Ferdinand - and there are loads more acts that have been added to the bill.
Dance pioneers The Prodigy and The Chemical Brothers have been announced to play this year's V Festival, headlining the second stage on alternate days.
VF's famed 'money-can't-buy' competitions are back for 2005, giving you the chance to win tickets to the sold-out T In The Park and V Festival. Oh and then there's our Dream Summer comp...!
New Order will play this summer's V Festival according to leaked tour dates on the internet - which also reveal the band will be playing Glastonbury as predicted.
Scottish art-rockers Franz Ferdinand have been confirmed to headline this year's V Festival alongside Scissor Sisters - and it will be their only UK festival performance for 2005!
US band Scissor Sisters are the first act officially confirmed to headline this year's V Festival, with the second bill topper expected to be announced in the next two weeks.
Three major UK festivals - Download, T In The Park, and V Festival - are expected to unveil their headline bands this week, as well as confirm dates when tickets are to go on sale.
We've heard a strong rumour that tickets to V Festival 2005 may go on-sale this week, accompanied by a major announcement - Oasis and Maroon 5 to headline, with Scissor Sisters and Ian Brown on the bill!
Jamiroquai have revealed they're hoping to play a few summer festivals as part of a forthcoming world tour.
Yes it's only January but the rumour mill is already in full swing, with speculation rife as to who will be playing where at this summer's festival. We round up the early contenders...
If you're reading this, chances are, your life is enriched every year by one or more festivals. Like us, you're probably desperate for a way to say a simple "thank you" to the organisers and artists that make each summer unforgettable. Well, here it is!
To celebrate a decade of V Festivals, organisers have followed the example set by T In The Park and made weekend tickets for next year's events available at this year's prices - for a limited time only.