V Festival Chelmsford 2008 News

16 Aug 2008 - 17 Aug 2008
Hylands Park, UK

Winner Best Headline Act, Best Dance Act (UK Festivals Awards 2008)

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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.
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HOT TICKETS: Bestival 2010
Early bird passes are on sale today
UK Festival Awards: voting opens Wednesday
Decide the best festivals, bands and songs of the summer
Hat trick of names for Liverpool Music Week
Super Furry Animals, The Brand New Heavies, more
Bestival 2010 early bird tickets on sale Friday
Passes available at 10am for 7th Isle of Wight party
Glastonbury 2010: 'trying for the world's best headliners'
'Expectations are high' for 40th anniversary admits Eavis
Electric Picnic 2009
Stradbally Estate, Co Laois, Ireland
A Fistful Of Fandango 2009: day four
229, Great Portland Street, London
Fistful Of Fandango 2009: day three
229, Great Portland Street, London
A Fistful Of Fandango 2009: day two
229, Great Portland Street, London
A Fistful Of Fandango 2009: day one
229, Great Portland Street, London
End Of The Road 2009 - Rated!
Larmer Tree Gardens, Dorset - 11-13 September
Waveform Festival 2009: Rated!
Liddington and Warren Farm - 11-13 September
Bestival 2009: Rated!
Robin Hill Country Park, Isle of Wight - 11-13 September
South West Four 2009: Rated!
Clapham Common - 29 August
Solfest 2009: Rated!
Tarnside Farm - 28-30 August
Get Loaded in the Park 2009 - Rated!
Clapham Common, Sunday 30 August
Creamfields 2009: Rated!
Daresbury, Cheshire - 29-30 August
Beautiful Days 2009: Rated!
Escot Park, Devon - 21-23 August
Shambala Festival 2009: Rated!
Secret location, Northamptonshire - 27-31 August
Lock Up Stage: top ten bands
The highlights from the metal and dance tent
Radio 1/NME Stage: top ten bands
From Lost Prophets to Little Boots, our top picks
Main Stage: top ten bands
Who fared best over the weekend?
Leeds Festival 2009: Rated!
Branham Park, Leeds - 28-30 August
Reading Festival 2009: Rated!
St Johns Farm, Reading - 28-30 August
Main Stage: top ten bands
Who fared best over the weekend?
Radio 1/NME Stage: top ten bands
From Faith No More to Bizzle, our top picks
Lock Up Stage: top ten bands
The highlights from the metal and dance tent
Green Man Festival 2009: Rated!
Glanusk Park, Brecon Beacons, Wales - 21-23 August
V Festival Chelmsford 2009: Rated!
Hylands Park, Essex - 22-23 August
One Love Festival 2009: Rated!
Port Lympne Safari Park, Lympne, Kent - 21-23 August
V Festival Staffs 2009: Rated!
Weston Park, Staffordshire 22-23 August
Summer Sundae Weekender 2009: Rated!
De Montfort Hall, Leicester - 14-16 August
Bloodstock Open Air 2009: Rated!
Catton Hall, Derbyshire - 14-16 August
Croissant Neuf Summer Party 2009: Rated!
Usk, Monmouthshire, Wales - 14-16 August
The Big Chill 2009: Rated!
Eastnor Castle, Herefordshire - 7-9 August
Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival 2009
Italian Gardens, Inverness-shire, Scotland - 7-8 August
Bulldog Bash 2009: Rated!
Long Marston (Avon Park Raceway), UK - 6-9 August
Nozstock 2009: Rated!
Rowden Paddocks, Bromyard, Herefordshire - 31 July - 2 August
Kendal Calling 2009: Rated!
Lowther Estate, Penrith, Cumbria - 31 July - 2 August
Sonisphere 2009: Rated!
Knebworth House - 1-2 August
Standon Calling 2009: Rated!
A secret venue near Standon - 1-3 August
Field Day 2009: Rated!
Victoria Park, London - 1 August
Camp Bestival 2009: Rated!
Lulworth Castle, Dorset - 24-26 July
Splendour In The Grass 2009
Byron Bay, NSW, Australia - 25-26 July
Indietracks 2009: Rated!
Midland Railway Centre, Ripley - 24-26 July
Global Gathering 2009: Rated!
Long Marston, Stratford-Upon-Avon - 4-25 July
Secret Garden Party 2009: Rated!
Secret location, Huntington - 23-26 July
Rob da Bank @ Bestival 2009
We find out how things are going
Fightstar @ Leeds Festival 2009
We talk Slipknot, festivals and concept albums
Saint Etienne @ Moseley Folk Festival
Bob Stanley on part-curating the line-up
Frank Turner @ Leed Festival 2009
We talk festivals, downloading and selling his soul
Orbital: getting ready to Get Loaded
Phil Hartnoll ahead of Orbital's Get Loaded In The Park set
Getting fruity: Peaches before Get Loaded In The Park
The singer speaks out before her Clapham Common performance
Ash @ Kendal Calling 2009
'I would rather play a festival than go to a festival'
Cream-fields of the crop: Basement Jaxx
Simon Ratcliffe talks stalkers, Port Vale and dance
Stuart Galbraith - Sonipshere's comeback king
On Sonisphere, Download, Live Nation and Axl Rose
Nominate your Most Memorable Moment of 2009
We need your help to shape the nominations
The Big One: Bestival 2009
Robin Hill Country Park, IOW - 11-12 September
The big two: Reading and Leeds 2009
What to expect from the rock double-header
The Big Two - V Festival 2009
Hylands Park, Chelmsford and Weston Park, Staffordshire
The Big One - Summer Sundae Weekender 2009
De Montfort Hall, Leicester - 14-16 August
The Big One: The Big Chill 2009
Eastnor Castle, Herefordshire - 7-9 August
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.
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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.
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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.
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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).
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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.
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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 Chelmsford.
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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.
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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.
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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).
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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'.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Mixed weather forecast for V Festival
The weather looks as diverse as the line up for this weekend's V Festival.
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The Verve deny V Festival cancellation
The Verve have denied rumours that they are planning to cancel their two V Festival appearances this weekend.
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Muse UFO stunt banned by V Festival
Muse's hopes of a sensational spaceship stunt have been grounded by V Festival bosses.
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"Low rent" Chanelle shown the V by festival
"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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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V Festival 2008 tickets on sale
Tickets for V Festival 2008 went on sale at 10am this morning (Friday).
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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 confirmed.
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The Charlatans reveal festival dates
The Charlatans have revealed which UK festivals they will be performing at this summer.
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Muse to headline V Festival
Muse have been confirmed as one of the headliners for V Festival 2008.
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Muse and The Verve for V Festival?
Muse and The Verve for V Festival?
Muse and The Verve will headline this year's V Festival, according to reports.
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