Killers, Oasis lined up for the V Festival

Mon Mar 2, 2009 3:02pm EST
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LONDON (Reuters Life!) - The Killers and Oasis will headline the annual V music festival this year, organizers said on Monday.

The festival, sponsored by Virgin Media, takes place in Chelmsford and Staffordshire on August 22 and 23.

Joining the headliners will be bands including Razorlight, Snow Patrol, Fatboy Slim, Keane, The Specials, Elbow and festival newcomers Pendulum, The Ting Tings, MGMT and Lady Ga Ga.

"Our headliners ... are two of the biggest acts in music today and with them being joined by some really exuberant newcomers, this summer's V Festival is set to give festival fans something to shout about," said festival director Bob Angus.

Tickets go on sale from Friday, March 6, at 10 a.m. on the festival website

(Editing by Paul Casciato)

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