V Festival 2016 first line-up announcement date confirmed

PUBLISHED: 10:59 03 February 2016 | UPDATED: 10:59 03 February 2016

V Festival

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Organisers of this year's V Festival have confirmed when the first 2016 line-up announcement will be made.

The pop, rock and indie festival celebrates its 21st anniversary this year.

And promoters will make the first V2016 line-up announcement on Monday, February 22.

The annual festival, sponsored by Virgin Media, is held during the penultimate weekend in August at two UK parks simultaneously, with the venues sharing the same line-up.

This year it will take place over the weekend of Saturday, August 20 and Sunday, August 21 at Hylands Park, Chelmsford, and Weston Park.

No headline acts have been announced yet for this summer’s showpiece.

Despite no official confirmation, chart-topping Canadian pop star Justin Bieber is strongly rumoured in the national press to be appearing.

Last year saw performances from the likes of Kasabian, Calvin Harris, Sam Smith and Stereophonics.

A Hylands Park pre-sale for Essex residents will open at 9.30am on Thursday, Feburary 25.

Tickets will go on general sale the following day, on Friday, February 26, at 9.30am.

* For more details, visit the V Festival website at www.vfestival.com

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