MORE performers including Idris Elba and Seasick Steve have been added to this year’s V Festival line-up.

Organisers of the two-day festival in Chelmsford announced the pair would be performing along with boy band Lawson, solo artist John Newman and rapper Naughty Boy.

On the festival’s first day, Elba will be showing his singing skills on the Arena Stage.

The following day Seasick Steve, famous for creating fantastic guitar riffs off broken and battered instruments, will step on to the 4Music Stage.

The festival takes place on August 17 and 18. For more details, visit