The Stone Roses & The Killers For V Festival


The Stone Roses and The Killers have been confirmed as the headliners at this year’s V Festival. The duo will both top the bill on the Virgin Media Stage at the event, which takes place 18th – 19th August at Hylands Park, Essex and Weston Park, Staffordshire.

The reunited Manchester band had been widely tipped to top the bill at the bash since announcing their reformation last October. The gigs are Ian Brown and co’s first confirmed English festival dates of 2012, and also the first gigs announced by The Killers this year. Brandon Flowers and co have been working on their fourth album in recent months and are expected to play new material at the shows.

Other names on the bill include Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Nicki Minaj, Happy Mondays, Friendly Fires, Frank Turner and The Ting Tings. Tickets go onsale on Friday 2nd March. See for more information.

The current line-up is as follows:

The Stone Roses
The Killers
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds
Nicki Minaj
Noah & The Whale
Friendly Fires
Happy Mondays
Emeli Sand?
Professor Green
The Ting Tings
Miles Kane
Frank Turner
Tinie Tempah
David Guetta
Tom Jones
Ed Sheeran
James Morrison
Olly Murs
Ben Howard
Rizzle Kicks
Maverick Sabre
Rodrigo Y Gabriela
Shed Seven
The Human League
The Proclaimers
The Stranglers


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