V Festival Chelmsford 2009 News

22 Aug 2009 - 23 Aug 2009
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UK Festival Awards shortlists announced
The shortlists for this year's UK Festival Awards have been announced.
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HOT TICKETS: Download Festival 2010
Buy passes now to see AC/DC and many more
Biffy Clyro added to Isle of Wight Festival bill
The Scottish rockers will play the Saturday - buy tickets!
Friendly Fires to headline Camp Bestival 2010
Marc Almond, Billy Bragg and loads more added
Kasabian, the Prodigy for Benicassim Festival
The Specials, Public Image Limited, more for Spanish event
Beach Break Live finds a new home in Wales
Student festival is heading back to the seaside - buy tickets!
The Big Reunion 2009 Weekend Two
27-29 November - Butlin, Skegness
The Big Reunion 2009 Weekend 1
20-22 November - Butlins, Skegness
UK Festival Awards 2009
indigO2, London - 19 November
vinspired Lake Of Stars Festival 2009: Rated!
Nkopola Lodge, Mangochi, Malawi, Africa - 15-18 October 2009
Dubai Sound City 2009: Rated!
The Irish Village - 5-7 November
Atomik Weekender 2010: Rated!
Prestatyn Pontins, Wales - 6-8 November
Hot Rats: 'We arrived by helicopter playing 'Ride Of The Valkyries''
Supergrass' Danny Goffey talks about his new band, toilet tours and Butthole Surfers
James Walsh: 'It sounds mad but Take That should Play Glasto'
The Starsailor frontman talks about his film career, solo work and Brucie
The pleasant revolt: Katrina Larkin
We talk to the winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award
Twisted Wheel: 'We did a gig and fans were throwing car hubcaps around!'
Twisted Wheel's Johnny Brown talks to us at Liverpool Music Week
The Wombats: 'He got into a tent and woke up next to a randomer'
The Wombats discuss their strangest festival moments
We predict the headliners of 2010
This summer bill toppers and some we want to see
An Aussie's guide to the best Australian Music Festivals
We ask an indigenous insider to give us the low-down
Thawed out: freezing festivals and snow soirees
The best events to give you the chills...
15 things that happened in 2009 that may never happen again
Festival one-offs from the past 12 months
New Year's Easy: where to go for NYE
Mark the end of a decade with a memorable night
Festivals 2009: a year in review
The moments that have defined the last 12 months
Dubai Sound City: our winner returns
Check out Liz's thoughts on the festival
The Big One: Dubai Sound City 2009
The Irish Village, Dubai, UAE
The big one: Swn Festival 2009
Various, Cardiff, Wales - 21 October 2009
VF is 10: the future of festivals
We talk to organisers about the last ten years
UK Festival Awards 2009 - Vote Now!
UK Festival Awards 2009 - Vote Now!
Voting is now open for the UK Festival Awards 2009, giving you the definitive say on another amazing festival year.
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UK Festival Awards: voting opens Wednesday
UK Festival Awards: voting opens Wednesday
Voting for the UK Festival Awards 2009 will go live next Wednesday (23 September).
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Take part in the 2009 Festival Census
For your chance to make festivals even better AND win a shiny new iPod Touch (16GB), be part of the most important survey in the festival scene.
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Nominate your Most Memorable Moment of 2009
With the UK Festival Awards nominations now open, we need your help to shape the Most Memorable Moment category.
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HOT TICKETS: V Festival 2010
V Festival 2009 may only just be over, but tickets for next year's event are available now.
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Snow Patrol cover Oasis at V Festival
Snow Patrol cover Oasis at V Festival
With Oasis cancelling their performance after frontman Liam Gallagher was diagnosed with viral laryngitis, it was down to stand in headliners Snow Patrol to bring V Festival Chelmsford to a close.
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V Festival 2010 tickets on sale tomorrow
V Festival 2009 may only just be over, but tickets for next year's events are set to go on sale tomorrow (Tuesday).
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Oasis call V Festival headline crowd 'biblical'
Oasis bought day one of V Festival Staffordshire to a close with a hit-heavy headline set.
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Jet: 'crowd didn't want us to play old songs at V Festival'
Jet admitted that they were surprised with the reaction to their new material at the Chelmsford leg of V Festival.
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Updated: Oasis cancel V Festival show
As we exclusively revealed earlier, Oasis have had to cancel their headline performance at V Festival after Liam Gallagher was diagnosed with viral laryngitis.
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Lily Allen a factor in reformation of The Specials
Lily Allen was one of the factors behind The Specials reunion, the band have revealed during an interview at V Festival.
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Lily Allen keeps eye on the cricket at V Festival
Lily Allen's cricket obsession bowled over to her performance at this weekend's V Festival, with the singer checking the Ashes score during her set.
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Amy Winehouse surprise return at V Festival
Amy Winehouse marked her live return in the UK as a surprise guest with The Specials at the Chelmsford leg of V Festival.
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Festival weather watch: V Festival 2009
Festival weather watch: V Festival 2009
With both legs of V Festival set to kick off tomorrow, we take a look out at the weather forecast for the weekend.
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Christian O'Connell to blog about V Festival on VF
On a Virtual Festivals exclusive, we've signed up Absolute Radio DJ Christian O'Connell to blog for us at V Festival this weekend.
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Absolute Radio to air entire Oasis V Festival show
Absolute Radio are set to play Oasis' entire headline performance from this weekend's V Festival.
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Buy Viagogo V Festival tickets, pick up at the gate
Viagogo are offering V Festival fans the chance to get last minute tickets to this weekend's festival and pick up the passes on the gate.
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Oasis: 'V Festival is always our favourite'
With a couple of weeks to go until their headline slot at V Festival, Oasis have revealed that the festival is their favourite to play.
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Road To V Winners Revealed
Underline the Sky from Ipswich and The Last Republic from Swansea have triumphed in this year's Road To V competition.
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McFly, Pixie Lott head up final V Festival additions
McFly, Pixie Lott head up final V Festival additions
V Festival has announced a host of last-minute additions to the bill for this year's event.
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Ladyhawke and more for V Festival
Ladyhawke heads up the latest names for next month's V Festival.
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10% off ALL festival tickets with Viagogo
10% off ALL festival tickets with Viagogo
Virtual Festivals have teamed up with secondary ticketing site Viagogo to offer you 10% off of all their festival tickets.
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Peter Doherty, Mystery Jets for V Festival
Peter Doherty and Mystery Jets are among the latest names confirmed for this year's Virgin Media Union at V Festival.
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Road to V finalists announced
The Road To V bands competition has been whittled down to six finalists.
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Just Jack shows Road To V contenders how it's done
Just Jack brought the first Road to V semi-finalist night at Brighton's Great Escape Festival to a rapturous close.
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10 Road To V semi-finalists announced
The Road To V bands competition has been whittled down to ten semi-finalists.
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Virtual Festivals' weekly news round up
Welcome to Virtual Festivals' weekly news round up. Here are the big stories that you may've missed over the last seven days...
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2 Many DJs and more for V Festival
2 Many DJs and Calvin Harris are among the latest names confirmed for this year's V Festival.
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Last chance to vote in Road To V
Voting for the semi-finalists in this year's Road to V closes this Sunday, so get your skates on if you want to give a hopeful band a chance to open this year's V Festival.
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Road To V competition voting has started
Voting for this year's Road To V competition has opened, giving fans the chance to choose who they want to see perform live in the semi-finals.
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Charlatans and Just Jack join Road To V
Just Jack and The Charlatans will help determine the finalists of this year's Road To V, before mentoring them to the contest's finale.
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VF launches Festival Matchmaker
VF launches Festival Matchmaker
Virtual Festivals is pleased to introduce Festival Matchmaker, a clever application that recommends three events you should attend this summer based on your personal music taste!
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Virtual Festivals launches merchandise store
Virtual Festivals is proud to announce that we have teamed up with Noise Merchandise to make sure you're kitted up for the upcoming summer.
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Previous Road To V winners out on tour
2006's Road To V winners, Young Knives, have announced an upcoming tour, while this year's competition is still taking new entries.
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Road To V entrants to be seen and heard
Road To V entrants will be able to be seen and heard during this year's competition, with bands able to upload videos as well as music for fans to enjoy.
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HOT TICKETS: V Festival 2009
Tickets for this year's V Festival go on sale at 9am today (6 March).
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V Festival Chelmsford tickets sell out
Tickets for the Chelmsford leg of this year's V Festival have sold out, organisers have confirmed.
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Virtual Festivals' weekly news round up
Welcome to Virtual Festivals' weekly news round up. Here are the big stories you may have missed over the last seven days...
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Oasis to headline V Festival 2009
Oasis will join The Killers as headliners for this year's V Festival, bosses have confirmed.
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Road To V unsigned competition opens
This year's Road To V unsigned bands competition is now open for entries.
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Virtual Festivals' weekly news round up
Virtual Festivals' weekly news round up
Welcome to Virtual Festivals' weekly news round up. Here are the big stories you may have missed over the last seven days...
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The Killers to headline V Festival
The Killers to headline V Festival
The Killers are set to headline this year's V Festivals.
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U2 set for Isle Of Wight Festival?
U2 are set to headline the Isle Of Wight Festival, a tabloid newspaper has suggested.
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Blur announce second Hyde Park gig
Blur have announced that they will play a second Hyde Park concert next summer.
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Jay-Z to support Coldplay at trio of UK shows
Jay-Z has been announced as the support act for Coldplay when the band plays three shows next September.
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Five arrested in online ticket fraud investigation
Five people have been arrested in an online ticket fraud investigation regarding festival tickets and Beijing Olympics passes.
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Noel Gallagher attacked at Canadian festival
Noel Gallagher was knocked to the ground after a 'fan' attacked him on stage at V Festival in Toronto.
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