V Festival 2014 line-up announcement due soon

22:35 01 February 2014

V Festival 2013 at Hylands Park, Chelmsford.

V Festival 2013 at Hylands Park, Chelmsford.

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Music fans will find out the V Festival 2014 line-up next month.

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This year’s V Festival will take place over the weekend of Saturday, August 16 and Sunday, August 17 at Hylands Park in Chelmsford, Essex, and Weston Park, in Staffordshire.

No V Festival 2014 line-up acts have been confirmed yet by organisers, although website eFestivals is reporting Justin Timberlake as “strongly rumoured” to be headlining the event.

A status update on the official V Festival Facebook page on Friday said: “Thinking it might be time for a Russell re-Brand? New look and feel for V Festival 2014?”

The home page of the Virgin Media sponsored festival’s website – www.vfestival.com – has since had a revamp, with the words “Bring the Vibe 04.02.14 – 5pm”.

V Festival Facebook posting confirmed when the 2014 line-up will be madeV Festival Facebook posting confirmed when the 2014 line-up will be made

The festival has since released V Festival – The Movie, a 13-minute YouTube video of last year’s events in Hylands and Weston.

A V Festival Facebook status update last month cryptically read: “03:03:14 Time TBC.”

A further posting has since confirmed the line-up will be announced on Monday, March 3 at 8pm.

It read: “Line up announcement is 3 March. Tickets go on sale on 7th of March at 9am.”

V Festival 2013 at Hylands Park, Chelmsford.V Festival 2013 at Hylands Park, Chelmsford.

A limited number of early bird tickets for V 2014 went on sale after last summer’s festival, which was headlined by Beyonce and Kings of Leon.

Following March’s line-up announcement, Virgin Media customers’ pre-sale will open on Tuesday, March 4.

Essex residents’ pre-sale will open for 24 hours from 10am on Thursday, March 6.

General tickets for 2014 are due to go on sale again on Friday, March 7 at 9am.

V Festival 2014 important dates

* Monday, February 10

Virgin Media pre-sale registration opens.

* Monday, March 3 – 8pm

V Festival line-up announcement.

* Tuesday, March 4

Virgin Media pre-sale opens.

* Thursday, March 6 – 10am

Essex residents’ pre-sale opens for 24 hours.

* Thursday, March 6

Virgin Media pre-sale ends midnight.

* Friday, March 7 – 9am

General tickets on sale.

As well as the headliners, the V Festival 2013 line-up also included main stage appearances from the likes of The Script, Stereophonics, Two Door Cinema Club, Emeli Sande, Paloma Faith and Olly Murs.

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