VICTORIOUS FURTHER LINE-UP ANNOUNEMENT

Maximo Park, The Dandy Warhols, Band of Skulls, and Jesus and Mary Chain have just been added to Victorious!

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Victorious (25-27 August 2017) is the UK’s biggest metropolitan festival – and today announced its third wave of artists on a burgeoning line-up that already features headliners Stereophonics, Madness and Elbow. Back with their eagerly awaited sixth studio album 'Risk to Exit' Maximo Park are known for their showmanship and exhilarating live performances. 

Special Sunday afternoon guests The Dandy Warhols will bring sun-drenched psychedelic vibes with them to Portsmouth. The veteran acid-pop leviathans are best sampled live and their blissed-out sound will be the perfect entrée to the 2017 Victorious finale.

Needing no introduction whatsoever are legendary noise-rock purveyors The Jesus and Mary Chain. With an incredible career spanning more than 30 years The Jesus and Mary Chain are one of the most influential rock bands of modern times inspiring acts from My Bloody Valentine to Radiohead. Back on tour with their first studio album in nearly 20 years, theirs will be a performance not to be missed. 

Other acts announced today include indie rock duo Band of Skulls, The Hunna, neo-psych four piece Temples, up and coming dance-indie crossover Bad Sounds and the feted Black Foxxes.

Festival director Andy Marsh said, “we thought it wouldn’t be possible to make the 2017 line-up any better but we’ve just smashed it! This third wave of acts combines solid, stone-cold legends with the very best of up and coming British indie rock. Add it to the line-up we’ve already announced with bands like Stereophonics, Elbow, The Charlatans, Franz Ferdinand and Jake Bugg not to mention the pop acts like Olly Murs and Rita Ora and Victorious has got to be the most exciting, most diverse festival programme anywhere this summer.”

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 kid’s arena, bustling markets, real ale, real food and a great atmosphere. With early bird tickets still available at an unbeatable £30 for Friday and £37 Saturday / Sunday, Victorious Festival remains the most fun for the family available for the price.

For tickets and details go to: www.victoriousfestival.co.uk