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By Alan Davies
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Tickets for V Festival 2014 go on general sale later this week.
The hugely popular twin-sited music festival will take place over the weekend of Saturday, August 16 and Sunday, August 17 at Hylands Park, near Chelmsford, Essex, and Weston Park in Staffordshire.
V2014 will be headlined by US chart-topping superstar Justin Timberlake and American rockers The Killers.
Crowd-pleasing star Nile Rodgers will also be performing with his disco act Chic at the Virgin Media sponsored festival as special guests.
BRIT Award winners Bastille, Sam Smith and Rudimental will be playing, and Katy B, who recently topped the album chart, is also on the bill.
The line-up also includes the likes of Ed Sheeran, Paolo Nutini, Example, Lily Allen, Elbow, Manic Street Preachers and Kaiser Chiefs.
Weekend camping tickets and day tickets for both sites go on sale from 9am on Friday, March 7.
Justin Timberlake will play Hylands Park on the Saturday and the Weston Park leg the following night.
The Killers will appear first at Weston Park and will then close V Festival 2014 at Hylands Park on the Sunday.
Visit the offical V Festival website at www.vfestival.com for more information.