Alesha Dixon joins Oasis at V Festival in Chelmsford today

WGC celebrity Alesha Dixon is due to play the V Festival at Chelmsford this afternoon. The Boy Does Nothing singer and new Strictly Come Dancing judge is down to play the 4 Music Stage at Hylands Park, Essex, at 3.30pm. Britpop giants Oasis headline the m

WGC celebrity Alesha Dixon is due to play the V Festival at Chelmsford this afternoon.

The Boy Does Nothing singer and new Strictly Come Dancing judge is down to play the 4 Music Stage at Hylands Park, Essex, at 3.30pm.

Britpop giants Oasis headline the main stage at V tonight (Sunday).

Meanwhile, former Monk's Walk School pupil Alesha will play a 35-minute set on the second stage sandwiched between Scottish duo The Proclaimers and Deptford indie band Athlete.


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American singer Katy Perry, famous for number one hit I Kissed A Girl, also takes to the 4 Stage this afternoon, with Keane headlining this evening.

The Gallagher brothers, Liam and Noel, and the rest of Oasis are due on the main stage at 9.20pm after Snow Patrol have played.

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Also on the V Stage today are ABBA act Bjorn Again, who also appeared at the Sonisphere Festival at Knebworth earlier this month, James Morrison, Scottish rockers Biffy Clyro, festival favourites James and Mercury Award winners Elbow, who supported U2 at Wembley last week.

Others on today's bill include chart-topper Lady GaGa, The Enemy, MGMT, Natalie Imbruglia and The Streets.

The Killers topped the bill at Chelmsford last night (Saturday).

Opening with Human, Brandon Flowers and co rattled through a hits-packed 90-minute set drawn from Hot Fuss, Sam's Town and latest album Day & Age.

Dipping into their back catalogue, the Las Vegas four-piece played classics Somebody Told Me, Smile Like You Mean It, Spaceman, Read My Mind and Bones.

They closed their set with sing-a-long crowd favourites Mr Brightside and All These Things That I've Done, before returning to a rapturous ovation for an encore of Jenny Was A Friend of Mine and an inspiring When You Were Young.

Razorlight, reformer ska band The Specials and Lily Allen had earlier wowed the 60,000 plus crowd in the Essex park.

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