Hosted by Maya Jama and Joel Dommett, the festival will feature Anne Marie, Olly Murs and Dizzee Rascal as headliners, along with performances from Donel, Izzy Bizu, Maisie Peters and Mae Muller.
Grime artist and DJ Big Zuu will share his passion for food with the artists as he rustles them up some festival-inspired dishes. Meanwhile, the winner of Ru Paul's Drag Race UK, The Vivienne, will be joining Maya and Joel as they look back at some of the festival's most iconic fashion over the years. The Vivienne will also treat us to a show of her own surprise V Festival inspired look.
Recorded at the iconic Chelmsford site, Hylands Park, each one-hour episode will feature a mix of exhilarating and exclusive live music performances, a nostalgic look back at the most iconic V Festival sets of all time and exclusive interviews between headliners and hosts, which see artists reminisce about their favourite V Festival memories. The festival will see performers, audience and crew adhering to strict social distancing guidelines.
Paul Mortimer, Head of ITV's Digital Channels said: “V Festival is a huge part of the UK’s festival history and the ITV2 team are excited to play a part in bringing it back to the masses – for one year only. The star-studded line-up music fans have come to expect from V Festival will be bigger than ever. We’re dipping into the archives to showcase some throwback performances too, so people can reminisce on some of their favourites memories from past years.”
Virgin Media’s V Festival 2020 will air on ITV2 on 21st – 23rd August, with an ITV premier to follow each evening.