Victorious festival has today announced a second wave of incredible artists and comedians for this summer’s Bank Holiday extravaganza. Headlining Saturday evening are UK rock giants Kasabian. Fronted by creative force Serge Pizzorno, the band will thrill Victorious crowds with a huge back catalogue of hits including Fire, Club Foot and L.S.F.
Ben Howard headlines the Castle Stage to close the festival on Sunday evening. British Mercury Music Prize winners, Alt‑J return to the festival circuit following a tenth-anniversary tour of their incredible album An Awesome Wave. With a plethora of hits including the instantly recognisable Breezeblocks and Matilda, the Leeds trio will bring their infectious indie grooves to Southsea this summer. DJ legend Pete Tong, who will deliver Ibiza Classics with the Essential Orchestra. Elsewhere on the line-up is The Charlatans, Blossoms, Friendly Fires, Ellie Goulding and Natalie Imbruglia.
Also announced is Scotland’s Belle and Sebastian, songwriter of the iconic Happy Valley theme song Jake Bugg, English indie rockers Kaiser Chiefs, rock band Sea Girls, and punk inspired indie rock band Hard-Fi join the bill for a UK festival exclusive performance.
Continuing the success of last year’s expanded comedy offering, Victorious will welcome some of the biggest and best names in comedy. Award winning actor and comedian Omid Djalili will headline Friday afternoon alongside Shooting Star’s iconic Angelos Epithemiou. The hugely popular Jason Manford will headline Saturday whilst Irish comedian Dara O’Briain headlines Sunday and Star of King Gary Tom Davis and award-winning Zoe Lyons also join the bill. Each afternoon will see a different comedian host the stage including Olivia Lee, Kerry Godliman and Andrew Maxwell.
For the first time ever Victorious will be three full days! Friday will now include the whole site meaning The Common and Castle Stages, the Kids Arena, Fringe Fields, Comedy and Acoustic Arena will all be open.
Early bird tickets for Victorious Festival are on sale now with Weekend Camping Tickets from just £180 and Day Tickets from just £60 (fees apply)