V Festival - Staffs 2005 Reviews
V Festival 2005 - Main Stage
V would be better named Q (ueue) on its opening morning, as thousands scramble round the exterior fence for the shortest and
most painless battle to get in.
V Festival 2005 - Channel 4 Stage
Tom Vek kick starts the day over on the Channel 4 Stage, thankfully in better weather conditions than his opener at this year's
Glasto, giving his twisted pop a deserved sprinkle of summer.
V Festival 2005 - Volvic Stage
Replacing the New Bands at the V Festival, The Volvic Stage showcases not only new talent this weekend, such as Kubb and
Kooks, it also pays homage to some undiscovered legends - Josh Rouse and Ozomatli immediately spring to mind.
V Festival 2005 - JJB/Puma Arena
The dark, broody aura of the JJB/Arena is the perfect venue to get lost in, boasting alternative acts from a variety of genres
and, er, Natasha Beddingfield.
V Festival 2005
The Chelsea FC of UK festivals, the tenth anniversary V Festival sees heavy weights Scissor Sisters, Oasis, and Franz Ferdinand
leading the attack. But what of the rest of it? We have it all...
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V Festival 2005: Bacardi B-Bar
A twist of class in amongst the weekend's festival carnage, the Bacardi B-Bar caters to the more sophisticated punters who
enjoys their cocktails mixed in with some ice cool DJs.
The Strongbow Rooms @ V Staffs
Aside from the one DJ who inadvertantly drives to Chelmsford, The Strongbow Rooms at the Staffordshire leg of V festival is
another roaring success with DJ Yoda and Justin Robertson among the highlights.