V Festival 2014 line-up day splits announced

Example will play the 2014 V Festival

Example will play the 2014 V Festival

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The day splits for V Festival 2014 have been announced.

Ed Sheeran will appear at V Festival 2014 [Picture: Christie Goodwin]Ed Sheeran will appear at V Festival 2014 [Picture: Christie Goodwin]

The two-day rock and pop event takes place at Hylands Park, across the county border near Chelmsford, Essex, and sister site Weston Park, in Staffordshire, over the weekend of Saturday, August 16 and Sunday, August 17.

Suit and Tie chart-topper Justin Timberlake and American rock group The Killers have already been confirmed as headliners over the two days.

Organisers have now revealed who will be playing alongside them on each day.

Timberlake will headline the Hylands Park leg on the Saturday, and Weston the following night, with the day’s line-up also set to include Ed Sheeran, Example, Elbow and Bastille.

The likes of Alesso, Kaiser Chiefs, Manic Street Preachers, Above & Beyond, Tom Odell, Blondie and John Newman will also feature across the four stages.

The first day at Chelmsford will also include Miles Kane, The Human League, Starsailor, The Stranglers, The Wailers, All Saints, The Rifles, Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott, Birdy, Foxes, The Strypes, Kodaline, Janelle Monae, Alex Clare, The Rifles and George Ezra, with more to be announced.

The Killers will top the bill at Hylands Park on the second day of the Virgin Media sponsored festival, having headlined at Weston Park on the Saturday.

The Sunday line-up in Essex will also feature Paolo Nutini, Lily Allen, Axwell| ^ Ingrosso, Rudimental and a DJ set from Chase & Status.

Sub Focus, Train, Jason Derulo, Rizzle Kicks, Sam Smith, Katy B, Embrace, Newton Faulkner, Nina Nesbitt, Ella Eyre, The Magic Numbers, M People and The Wonder Stuff.

Chic featuring Nile Rodgers will also be special guests.

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