V Festival 2015 line-up: Latest additions include Mark Ronson and Example

PUBLISHED: 14:51 13 May 2015 | UPDATED: 14:51 13 May 2015

Example on stage at a previous V Festival

Example on stage at a previous V Festival

Archant

Another wave of acts have been added to the V Festival 2015 line-up, including Uptown Funk chart-topper Mark Ronson and The Forum Hertfordshire favourite Example.

Mark Ronson [Picture: Andy Ford]Mark Ronson [Picture: Andy Ford]

V Festival’s 20th anniversary bash takes place over the weekend of Saturday, August 22 and Sunday, August 23 at Hylands Park, near Chelmsford, Essex, and Weston Park, Staffordshire.

Among the latest additions to the weekender are hit-maker Mark Ronson, performing a DJ set, Example supported by DJ Wire, Maverick Sabre, Scouting for Girls, Aston Merrygold, Bleachers and Billboard chart-topper Tove Lo.

Returning to V Festival following his 2014 appearance, Example said: “I can’t wait to return to V Festival, the crowds never disappoint.

“A lot of people will be used to my shows with the live band behind me, but this time I’ll be bringing DJ Wire as I want to put on a unique rave with a twist.

V Festival 2015V Festival 2015

“I’ve been lucky enough to perform at festivals all over the world but there’s always something special about V Festival – it feels like my home turf.”

Of the Virgin Media sponsored music event, Maverick Sabre said: “It’s been a busy year and what better way to celebrate than playing at one of the best festivals in the UK.

“I’ll be dropping some new tunes so really looking forward to getting out there and sharing them with my fans.”

JLS star Aston Merrygold said: “I’m so excited to be performing at V Festival for the first time, it’s going to be great fun.

“It has definitely been tough trying to contain myself, sitting on my hands waiting to get out there with new material, so I can’t wait to finally share my music with everyone. Bring it on!”

The newly-announced acts will be joining a 20th anniversary line-up that includes headliners Calvin Harris and Kasabian, as well as Sam Smith, Stereophonics, George Ezra, Olly Murs and Ellie Goulding.

What’s more, the hottest names in music will be performing alongside an eclectic mix of comedy headliners including Russell Kane, Frankie Boyle, Shappi Khorsandi and Nick Helm, who will all take centre stage in The Glee Club Comedy Tent across the weekend.

A spokesman for the organisers added: “In the coming months V Festival will announce additions to both music and comedy line-ups.”

* For further information, visit www.vfestival.com

V Festival 2015 Line-up:

Saturday, August 22– Weston Park / Sunday, August 23 – Hylands Park

* Calvin Harris

* Stereophonics

* The Script

* Ellie Goulding

* Paloma Faith

* George Ezra

* The Kooks

* Clean Bandit

* Chvrches

* Kodaline

* Ella Henderson

* Jessie Ware

* Duke Dumont

* Gregory Porter

* Ella Eyre

* Imelda May

* Oliver Heldens

* Philip George

* Toddla T

* Goldie

* Marvin Humes presents Luvbug

* Moxie

* Maverick Sabre

* Scouting for Girls

V Festival 2015 Line-up:

Saturday, August 22 – Hylands Park / Sunday, August 23 – Weston Park

* Kasabian

* Sam Smith

* Olly Murs

* Hozier

* Courteeners

* Nero

* Tom Jones

* Annie Mac

* Labrinth

* Andy C

* Jess Glynne

* Fuse ODG

* Marina & The Diamonds

* Hannah Wants

* Reverend & The Makers

* The Proclaimers

* DJ EZ

* Mistajam

* My Nu Leng

* Monki

* Alex Adair

* Sam Feldt

* The Charlatans

* Wretch 32

* Sigma

* Echo & The Bunnymen

* Hilltop Hoods

* Lawson

* Indiana

* Mark Ronson DJ Set

* Example & DJ Wire

* Tove Lo

* Bleachers

* Aston Merrygold


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Welwyn Hatfield Times. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Related articles

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the Welwyn Hatfield Times