V Festival 2016 line-up day splits announced

PUBLISHED: 10:29 23 March 2016 | UPDATED: 11:15 23 March 2016

V Festival

V Festival


The V Festival 2016 line-up day splits have been announced.

The pop, rock and dance music festival will celebrate its 21st birthday this summer over the weekend of Saturday, August 20 and Sunday, August 21.

Chart-topping singer Justin Bieber and Bajan songstress Rihanna have already been confirmed as main stage headliners of the twin-sited festival taking place at Hylands Park in Chelmsford, Essex, and Weston Park in Staffordshire.

Now organisers of the Virgin Media sponsored event have confirmed who will play at each site on what day.

Joining Bieber at Hylands Park on the Saturday, and Weston Park the following day, will be Sia, Faithless, Bastille and Jess Glynne.

Tinie Tempah, Rita Ora, Halsey, DJ EZ, James Morrison, John Newman, Troye Sivan, Flight Facilities, Foxes and DNCE are also due to appear at Hylands Park on August 20 and Weston Park on August 21.

Headlining at Weston Park on Saturday, August 20 and Hylands Park on Sunday, August 21 will be Rihanna, with David Guetta also on the bill.

The day’s line-up will also feature Kaiser Chiefs, Little Mix, Jake Bugg, Years & Years, Example and Katy B.

Also confirmed for Weston on the Saturday and Hylands the following day are Craig David’s TS5, Travis, a DJ set from Sigma, All Saints, Fleur East, Lukas Graham, Big Sean and Lethal Bizzle.

More acts are to be announced, including the Glee Club Comedy Tent line-up.

Ahead of the weekend’s festivities, BBC Radio 1 will take over both sites on the Friday with its Summer of Dance Stage presented by Annie Mac and Danny Howard.

Appearing at Hylands Parks on August 19 will be Eric Prydz, Danny Howard, DJ EZ and Annie Mac.

Over at Weston Park, there will be sets from Annie Mac, Gordon City (live), Wilkinson (live), Monki and Danny Howard.

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