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Headliners and who has been confirmed alongside Kasabian

Kasabian have been announced as the latest headliners of Victorious Festival, taking place in Southsea this summer.

The band, famous for hits including “Club Foot”, “Underdog” and “Shoot the Runner”, will join Jamiroquai at the top of the billing, with one headliner still to be announced.

Kasabian, formed in Leicester in 1997, is now made up of founders Sergio Pizzorno and Chris Edwards, as well as Ian Matthews and Tim Carter. Former frontman Tom Meighan left the band in 2020.

Here is everything you need to know about the festival, including all the confirmed performers so far, and how to get tickets.

When is Victorious Festival 2023?

Victorious Festival 2023 takes place from Friday 25 to Sunday 27 August – the bank holiday weekend.

The festival is held on the Common and Castle Field in Southsea, Portsmouth. It is open from 10am-11pm each day, with no re-entry after 8pm.

There is no camping at the festival, but off-site camping is available at Farlington Fields. You can find more information on that here.

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Who is in the line-up?

Jamiroquai will headline the festival on opening night, with Kasabian taking centre stage on Saturday. Sunday’s headliner is yet to be confirmed.

On Friday, DJ Pete Tong will play his “Ibiza classics”, with Friendly Fires, The Charlatans, Jake Bugg, Katy B, DJ Fresh, Circa Waves, Mae Muller and Newton Faulkner among the line-up, plus a special afternoon guest appearance from Blossoms.

Saturday’s acts include Alt-J, Kaiser Chiefs, Belle & Sebastian, The Divine Comedy, Amyl & The Sniffers, The Coral, Pale Waves, Kate Nash and Annie Mac, with Natalie Imbruglia in the special afternoon slot.

On Sunday, fans will be treated to Ben Howard, Ellie Goulding, Sigrid, The Vaccines, Sea Girls, Johnny Marr, The Enemy, Dylan, Heather Small and Sigala, plus Hard-Fi performing in a UK festival exclusive.

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The Victorious Festival line-up poster (Photo: Victorious Festival)

Andy Marsh, lead booker at Victorious, said: “This year’s line-up is one of our biggest to date and we’re thrilled to finally reveal more of the incredible acts our audience can look forward to in 2023.

“For the first time, Victorious will run for three full days and we’re proud of the expansive offering we have for our festival goers covering music, comedy and family entertainment.

“We’re already counting down the days at Victorious HQ, this year is going to be huge.”

How can I get tickets?

Tickets are on sale on the festival’s website here.

Early bird tier two tickets are currently available, with tier three and tier four coming soon.

Day and weekend tickets are available, and you can also purchase a camping package with your ticket.

Single day tickets start at £60, and weekend tickets start at £160.

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