V Festival Chelmsford 2008 News
In tribute to Amy Winehouse, 1983-2011
Today we lost a much-loved singer and visceral modern symbol of troubled talent, Amy Jade Winehouse, aged 27.
Shortlist announced for UK Festival Awards
The shortlists for this month's UK Festival Awards have been announced and fans now have one week to make a difference in
a second round of voting.
UK Festival Awards - Vote Now!
Voting is now open for the UK Festival Awards 2008, giving you the definitive say on another amazing festival year.
UK Festival Awards launch party unveiled
Virtual Festivals and Headphone Disco have teamed up for a special night of summer anthems to celebrate the launch of the
UK Festival Awards.
The Verve bring V Festival to colossal finale
The Verve brought V Festival to a close last night (Sunday) with a headline set reminiscent of their Glastonbury show earlier
in the summer.
V Festival 2009 tickets on sale now
The stages are still being dismantled from this weekend's live music extravaganza, but you can book your place for next year's
V Festival from 10am today (Tuesday).
Estelle brings English Boy on stage at V Festival
Estelle invited an adoring fan on stage at V Festival in Chelmsford as she played a euphoric set in the JJB Arena.
The Script play secret gig at V Festival
Up and coming Irish act, The Script, followed in the footsteps of Foo Fighters last year by playing a secret gig at V Festival
Stereophonics play new songs at V Festival
Stereophonics used their second headlining slot to air new tracks, while Pigeon Detectives, The Hoosiers and Newton Faulkner
performed stand out sets for a variety of reasons.
Muse play epic headline set at V Festival
Muse closed the opening day of V Festival Chelmsford with a jaw-dropping headline show which included giant satellite dishes,
countless lasers and cascading walls of fire.
Girls Aloud cover Run DMC at V Festival
Cheryl Cole rapping is not a sight many festivals would accept. But at V Festival Girls Aloud's party pop was lapped up on
the V Stage this afternoon (Sunday).
Lenny Kravitz spreads the love at V Festival
Lenny Kravitz got all Miss World on the V Stage crowd this evening (Sunday), calling for "peace on earth", thanking God and
calling for 'amens'.
Amy Winehouse in pro-show shocker at V Festival
Amy Winehouse fulfilled her V Festival slot in Chelmsford with a professional and incident free show, much to the joy and
shock of the watching hordes.
Kings Of Leon at V: "UK made us kings"
Kings Of Leon produced a tight and expansive set on the final night of V Festival Chelmsford (Sunday) and dedicated their
ongoing success to the UK.
Sam Sparro cancels V Festival appearances
Sam Sparro has cancelled his appearance at this weekend's V Festivals with three other acts pulling slots as well.
Mixed weather forecast for V Festival
The weather looks as diverse as the line up for this weekend's V Festival.
The Verve deny V Festival cancellation
The Verve have denied rumours that they are planning to cancel their two V Festival appearances this weekend.
Muse UFO stunt banned by V Festival
Muse's hopes of a sensational spaceship stunt have been grounded by V Festival bosses.
"Low rent" Chanelle shown the V by festival
Former Big Brother pouter, Chanelle Haynes, has been told by V Festival bosses that her talents aren't required. Shame.
Sessions Stage line up for V Festival
V Festival has almost completed its line up with the full list of bands taking to this year's Sessions Stage.
V Festival announce full Virgin Mobile Union stage
Guillemots, Richard Hawley, The Young Knives, SIA and Will Young are among dozens of acts confirmed for V Festival's Virgin
Mobile Union stage.
Lost Prophets and more for V Festival
After the success of their headline slot at Download, Lost Prophets are among the latest batch of acts set to perform at this
year's V Festival.
Calvin Harris, Estelle and more for V Festival
Calvin Harris, Estelle, Air Traffic, The Stranglers and Delays are among the latest acts confirmed for V Festival 2008.
Road To V returns to uncover new talent
Road To V is back, giving two unsigned acts the chance to open this year's V Festival.
V Festival 2008 tickets on sale
Tickets for V Festival 2008 went on sale at 10am this morning (Friday).
V Festival headliners announced
The Verve have been announced as the second headliner for V Festival, with Amy Winehouse, Kings Of Leon and many more also
The Charlatans reveal festival dates
The Charlatans have revealed which UK festivals they will be performing at this summer.
Muse to headline V Festival
Muse have been confirmed as one of the headliners for V Festival 2008.
Muse and The Verve for V Festival?
Muse and The Verve will headline this year's V Festival, according to reports.