The former Pavement front man joins Robert Plant at Green Man

Stephen Malkmus and The Jicks have been confirmed as the Sunday night headliners for this year’s Green Man Festival.

The appearence at the festival in Powys, South Wales will be the former Pavement man’s first UK show in over 3 years.

His Group, The Jicks will play with their new drummer, Sleater Kinney and Quasi’s Janet Weiss for the first time in the UK.

Malkmus joins previously announced headliners Joanna Newsom and former Zeppelin Robert Plant for the festival which takes place from 17-19 August.

Also on the eclectic bill are Uncut favourites Richmond Fontaine, Smog’s Bill Callahan, Super Furry Animals’ Griff Rhys and Euros Childs.

Information and tickets for this year’s event are available from the Festival website by clicking here

Adult weekend tickets including camping and parking cost £98. Under 12’s go free.