V Festival New Acts Announced

New Acts Announced for V Festival 2012

Just when you thought the line-up for this year’s V Festival couldn’t get any better, they only go and add more acts.  On top of that the line-up for each day is announced.

The new acts announced today were Rita Ora, Newton Faulkner, Wretch 32, Gossip, Beverley Knight, Childish Gambino, Sub Focus, The Feeling, Stooshe, Cover Drive, The Rifles and Angel all confirmed to appear over the festival weekend.  Some of those already featured on Music Eyz.  In fact Stooshe were named in our Tips for 2012.

The great news for music fans is that any of you that missed out on the original ticket allocation now get a second chance.  With limited tickets going on sale from 9am on Friday 27th April.  Just go to www.vfestival.com for more info.

Wretch 32 at 2012 V Festival

Wretch 32 announced as a performer at V Festival 2012

Ahead of his appearance at V Festival, Wretch 32 says, “I’m buzzing to be back at V Festival again this year. Last year was big, and I’ll be looking to top it this year by performing my new tracks to the V crowd. I will also be looking to get a little meet with Nicki Minaj…if I’m lucky!”

Beverley Knight performs at V Festival 2012

Soul diva Beverley Knight set to perform at V Festival 2012

Soul diva and all round great personality, Beverley Knight comments,”It has been a while so I am chuffed to be back on stage at V this year. I have spent the last few years enjoying all the action as a punter. This year it’s time to do what I do best – and that’s rocking a crowd!”

Stooshe named to play V Festival 2012

Stooshe named to play V Festival 2012

We also got a comment from London trio Stooshe. They commented, “Really looking forward to V Festival this year. We attended last year so to be performing this year is amazing! The line up iswicked and it feels great to be a part of it. So excited!”

Taking place across the weekend of the 18th and 19th August, music fans will be treated to an exciting line up of legends old and new with the Stone Roses, The Killers, Nicki Minaj, Snow Patrol, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Tom Jones and Ed Sheeran also on the bill.

These latest additions come as V Festival also reveals which artists will be performing on which day and location over the festival weekend.

Saturday 18th August, Hylands Park, Chelmsford and Sunday 19th August, Weston Park, Staffordshire

The Stone Roses

Noel Gallagher

David Guetta

Ed Sheeran



James Morrison

Emeli Sande

Friendly Fires

Ben Howard

Professor Green

Rizzle Kicks

Rodrigo Y Gabriela


Maverick Sabre


Sub Focus

Newton Faulkner


The Proclaimers

The Ting Tings

Reverend & The Makers

Wretch 32

Inspiral Carpets

Childish Gambino

Cover Drive


Saturday 18th August, Weston Park, Staffordshire and Sunday 19th August, Hylands Park, Chelmsford

The Killers

Snow Patrol

Nicki Minaj

Tinie Tempah

Tom Jones



Olly Murs

Happy Mondays


Noah & The Whale

Frank Turner

The Enemy

Pixie Lott

The Human League

Miles Kane

Shed Seven

Frank Ocean

Beverley Knight

Cher Lloyd

The Feeling

DJ Fresh

Rita Ora


The Stranglers


The Rifles

Some great names on the bill. Personal favourite for Ed include – David Guetta, Labrinth, Wretch 32, Ting Tings, The Killers, Nicki Minaj, Tinie Tempah, Happy Mondays, Frank Turner, LMFAO, Stooshe, Beverley Knight and DJ Fresh.  Lets just hope the lovely people organising this year’s event give us a couple of tickets.


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