Posted on 10th December 2021
Headlining Friday night is a band that needs no introduction – Stereophonics. Forged in the crucible of Britpop, The Welsh rockers mark an amazing 30 years together in 2022 so expect a huge celebration and with eleven studio albums under their belts and their highly anticipated twelth – Oochya! – launching in spring, it’ll be a must-see set brimming with stone-cold singalong classics and some brand new material to boot.
Also appearing on Friday are Mancunian indie legends, James. Coming into their fifth decade and rightly renowned as one of the best live bands in the business, James never fail to deliver the goods and are perfect for the opening night of Victorious 2022.
Liverpudlian three-piece The Wombats bring their infectious brand of indie-pop to the party on Saturday while the afternoon belongs to Brit-winning, chart-topping RnB/pop royalty Sugababes with an extra-special daytime show. Sunshine? Check. Cocktails? Check. Dancing shoes? Check? Freak Like Me at full volume? Check check check!!
Elsewhere across the weekend, the bill is loaded with top-notch talent including big hitters, The Wombats, Declan McKenna, experimental pop from Self Esteem, New York indie trio We Are Scientists, singer-songwriter Becky Hill, Sheffield rockers Little Man Tate, Baby Queen, Coach Party, WorryWorry and Sam Ryder.
Speaking about next year’s festival Andy Marsh, festival director, said:
‘‘It’s nice to get excited about Victorious this side of Christmas. We’ve revealed here a little taste of what to expect next year with some massive acts confirmed but there’s so much still to come. 2022 is going to be a vintage year for Victorious. Watch this space!”
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