Victorious – the UK’s biggest metropolitan festival – has announced its headliners and the first wave of artists in an already impressive line-up with Jake Bugg, Feeder, Franz Ferdinand and Slaves now added.
Having previously revealed Madness as the headliner for the all-new Friday
night Opening Party, the festival is proud to announce legends
Stereophonics and Elbow as top of the bill for Saturday and Sunday.
Celebrating an incredible 20 year career, Welsh rockers Stereophonics are
guaranteed to deliver an immense set on Saturday night packed with hits from
nine studio albums along with brand new material and a dynamic live
performance that has earned them a reputation as one of the best in the
Support comes from indie-folk troubadour Jake Bugg, power pop trio Feeder,
folk rockers Frightened Rabbit, alt-rock upstarts Sundara Karma, feted
grime artist and rapper Lady Leshurr and lo-fi London four piece Palace.
Headlining Sunday and providing the perfect finale to the best Victorious
Festival yet are Mercury-winning Mancunian maestros Elbow. Enjoying
critical acclaim for imminent new album Little Fictions, Elbow’s beautiful
ballads and life-affirming indie-rock anthems will make for a sublime
Also appearing on Sunday’s bill are art-rockers Franz Ferdinand, nu-punk
duo Slaves, multi-award winning singer-songwriter KT Tunstall, Tanzanian
rapper Tiggs Da Author and garage punk outfit Crows.
Andy Marsh, Victorious Festival director has said: “We are immensely proud of this year’s
line up. We’ve worked really hard to secure the very best acts – band and
artists we personally love. We literally have the crown jewels of the British
music industry night after night and we still have so much more to announce.
“It’s going to be a legendary weekend - the best Victorious yet – we can’t wait
until August, it’s going to be incredible!”
Held in the spectacular seaside location of Southsea overlooking the Solent,
Victorious Festival is an amazing family friendly experience with the best live
acts, an enormous free kids arena, bustling markets, real ale, real food and an
atmosphere not to be missed.
For tickets and details go to: www.victoriousfestival.co.uk