The Vaccines, James Bay and The Hives are among the new names for Victorious Festival

Headliners will be announced next year.

Victorious Festival has made a new line-up announcement.

The first batch of acts for 2019 features The Specials, James Bay, The Hives, Clean Bandit, The Vaccines and The Rifles.

Festival director Andy Marsh says: “We wanted to spread a little festive cheer by revealing just a smattering of what we’ve got in store for next year. It’s already shaping up to be our best line-up up to date, we can’t wait to announce the rest of it!”

The event will take place in Portsmouth over summer’s bank holiday weekend, 23rd-25th August. Headliners will be announced next year.

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