August 21 2010 - V Festival gets under way at Weston Park in Staffordshire with a headlining performance from Kasabian.
The band thrilled fans with a performance described as "empire" by frontman Tom Meighan. Their set included crowd-pleasing renditions of 'Shoot The Runner', 'Clubfoot' and 'Fire'.
Other performances on day one came from Sugababes, Madness, Goldfrapp, Faithless, Doves, Cherry Ghost and Madness.
The event will continue today (August 22) with a headline performance from Kings of Leon. And for action from Chelmsford, check out: V Festival 2010 - Photos From Chelmsford.
More: V Festival 2010: Photos From Day Two In Staffordshire.
For more information about V Festival and all this summer's festivals, check out the Gigwise Festival Guide.
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