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Last Updated: Monday, 23 August, 2004, 10:41 GMT 11:41 UK
In pictures: V Festival
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More than 50 music acts performed at the 2004 V Festival in Staffordshire and Essex, including Mercury Music Prize nominees Keane.
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Alternative rock band Muse, with frontman Matt Bellamy, co-headlined the weekend festival on its main V Stage.
The Killers
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Brandon Flowers, who sings with alternative US rock band The Killers, joined his fellow musicians by playing both venues.
Amy Winehouse
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Jazz dance star Amy Winehouse boosted her popularity further with a rousing V performance.
Jamie Cullum
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Jazz pianist and singer Jamie Cullum, recently honoured with a Silver Clef award, graced the festival's main V Stage.
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Multi-million selling artist Dido made her English festival debut on V's main Chelmsford stage on Saturday.
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Anarchic band Kasabian opened the V Festival at its Weston Park site in Staffordshire on Saturday.
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Chart star Jamelia, seen here in Chelmsford, added a touch of R&B to proceedings with performances in the JJB and Puma Arena.
V Festival crowd
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Music fans enjoyed long spells of good weather on both festival sites during the weekend.
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Maxi Jazz of dance act Faithless won over the crowds with songs from latest album No Roots on the main V Stage.
Cat Deeley
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Television presenters Cat Deeley and Vernon Kay introduced performers at V's Chelmsford site in Essex.
The Charlatans
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Tim Burgess, of enduring indie band The Charlatans, shared the festival's main V Stage. Tickets to the 2005 V Festival went on sale on Monday.


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