V Festival 2008 artist lineup announced

The rumour mill was running in overdrive yesterday with talk of The Smashing Pumpkins, Duran Duran and QOTSA hot tipped as acts for this year’s V Festival. (see our story HERE ) Well we’re pleased to say – everything you’ve heard is true…

The lineup for Australia’s second dose of V fest goodness is:

The Smashing Pumpkins

Duran Duran

Queens of the Stone Age

Jesus And Mary Chain

Mika (east coast only)

Air (east coast only)


The Presets

The Tough Alliance

Plug in City

This year’s V Festival will take place in four locations as opposed to last year’s two city junket. Tix for the festival go on sale on Thursday December 6.

V Festival 2008:

Saturday March 29 – Centennial Park, Sydney

Sunday March 30 – Avica Resort, Gold Coast

Saturday April 5 – Showgrounds, Melbourne

Sunday April 6 – Perth Esplanade

With:The Smashing Pumpkins, Duran Duran, Queens of the Stone Age, Jesus And Mary Chain, Mika, Air, CSS, The Presets, The Tough Alliance, Plug in City

If you missed last year’s inaugural festival – and wanna know what’s in store – check out the reviews and photos HERE