We’re pleased to bring you the news of the first announcement for Village Green Festival 2019. It’s the 10th anniversary and they have a killer line-up planned for July in Chalkwell Park, Southend.

We’ll start with the headliners, the one and only Busted. They have a strong Southend connection and they’ll be bringing their hits and their new songs to the festival. We cannot wait to see them play Village Green!

Of course, the festival is made up of plenty of Essex artists and it really will be a day to celebrate that. Other acts include the mighty Asylums, Snowboy, Beckie Margaret, F\GUREHEAD, Suspects, Rooskin and The Waterfalls. The full list of the first acts announced is below:

Busted

Snowboy

Asylums

Beckie Margaret

Killatrix

The Big Sing

Middle Age Spread DJs

Urban Allstar DJs

Bad Nerves

Usselman

F\GUREHEAD

Ghosts of Men

The Whom by Fire Ensemble

Rooskin

The Spank Wednesday

Suspects

The Collier

The Waterfalls

The event will be Compèred by Ollie Winiberg (BBC Introducing Music in Essex) and Ship Full of Bombs. We’ll be sharing all things Village Green in the build up to Saturday 13th July but in the meantime, be sure to get your tickets here.