V Festival 2013: Steve Angello and more announced

Posted on 2 June 2013
By Michelle Gondry
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V Festival has announced a host of amazing new acts set to join the weekend line-up. Former Swedish House Mafia star Steve Angello is confirmed to headline the Arena stage whilst The Saturdays, Katy B, Mark Owen, Conor Maynard, The Pigeon Detectives, McFly, Everything Everything, 5ive and Nina Nesbit have also been confirmed to play across the weekend.

V Festival have also announced The Futures stage line-up, headlined by Jamie Cullum and Benjamin Francis Leftwich.

The Futures stage will showcase the very best in upcoming talent alongside a very special performance by Jamie Cullum and other acts confirmed to play the stage across the weekend are Misha B, Goldie Lookin’ Chain, Lucy Spraggan, A*M*E and Diana Vickers.

Nominated for the BBC Sound of 2013 poll in January, A*M*E has already had an amazing year, she featured on the recent number one single Need U (100%) by DJ Duke Dumont and will release her debut album later this year.

Diana Vickers’ debut album Songs From the Tainted Cherry Tree was out in 2010 and reached the number one spot on the UK album charts. Follow up album Music to Make Boys Cry will be out in July ahead of her appearance at V.

Also announced are Benjamin Francis Leftwich, The Skints, Monsta, James Skelly & The Intenders, Lewis Watson, Hoffmaestro, Sam Smith, Nell Bryden, Ed Drewett, Moya, John Newman, Exit Calm and Silouette.

V Festival prides itself on the quality of artists that perform each year, aside from headliners Beyonce and Kings of Leon other incredible acts already on the line-up include Stereophonics, The Script, Emeli Sandé, Calvin Harris, Beady Eye, Jessie J, Two Door Cinema Club, The Vaccines, Basement Jaxx, Olly Murs, Paloma Faith, Jesse Ware, James, Rita Ora, The Courteeners, FUN., Labrinth, Ellie Goulding, Rudimental, James Arthur, Little Mix, and Laura Mvula.

More acts will be announced in the coming weeks across the stages at the two festival sites.

2013 once again sees a wide spectrum of acts playing across the stages, guaranteeing yet another year of unforgettable appearances.

The popular Glee Club Comedy Tent will also makes a return this year, with side-splitting performers to be announced in the coming weeks. With many more great artists to be announced, there is something for everyone at V Festival.