V Festival: National competition launched offering winners chance to open the V Festival in front of 15,000 on the Friday

Your band could be playing in front of a crowd like this at this year's V Festival
Your band could be playing in front of a crowd like this at this year's V Festival

Do you want to perform at V Festival this summer and share the bill with the likes of Kasabian, Calvin Harris, Stereophonics, Sam Smith, Tom Jones and Paloma Faith?

Walkabout have teamed up with V Festival, Jack Daniels, and Future Music to run Highway to V Festival – a national battle of the bands competition.

Bands and acts from all over the country will battle it out to win a set opening up V Festival on 21st of August to a crowd of around 15,000.

The winner will also get expenses paid, festival tickets, and spending money.

The Highway to V Festival competition will take place from 15th July at selected Walkabout venues in the UK.

The Grand Final will be in London on 2nd August.

To enter please email your name, number and closest Walkabout venue to office@futuremusicmanagement.com now to take part in the competition.

To find your nearest Walkabout venue that is hosting audition dates, go to www.walkaboutbars.co.uk/venues

For more information go to www.openmicuk.co.uk/News/highway-to-v-festival