Following yesterday’s news that Frank Ocean had to cancel many appearances at festivals/gigs this summer, V Festival have revealed that Wiley will be stepping up to take his place.
The so-called ‘Godfather of Grime’ and wearer of Rolex watches has confirmed that he, Skepta and JME will be attending the twinned V Festivals this weekend, from Saturday 18th-Sunday 19th August 2012. Both festival and artist confirmed this via Twitter, as shown below:
So we’ve three new additions to what’s shaping up to be an excellent summer line up. They join such artists as:
The Stone Roses, The Killers, Snow Patrol, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Nicki Minaj, her N-Dubz band mate Dappy, Beverley Knight, Cher Lloyd, Tinie Tempah, Example, Ed Sheeran, James Morrison, Professor Green, Emeli Sande, Ben Howard, Rizzle Kicks, Frank Turner, Labrinth, Tom Jones, The Enemy, The Proclaimers, Tim Minchin, Olly Murs, Noah and the Whale, The Stranglers, David Guetta, Nero, Keane, Madness, Friendly Fires, Happy Mondays, Maverick Sabre, Miles Kane, Rodrigo Y Gabriela, The Twang, Dodgy, Jack Beats, Lawson, plus many more.
To find out more, please visit the official V Festival website here.
P.S. Keep an eye out for Phestival! Phestival LTD will be at Chelmsford’s V Festival site this summer and will be bringing our festival essentials to sell. We’ll also have our trusty team of photographers who will be there to take your festival memory photos for free. Keep an eye out for the “I <3 Phestival” and “Smile! Phestival are here” signs and you might well find us.