They join The Who and Keane at the Liverpool festival
West Coast influenced Irish group The Thrills are one of the latest artists to be confirmed for the Uncut-sponsored Knowsley Hall music festival.
The event, the biggest of its kind in the North West, runs over two days, June 23 and 24, the same weekend as Glastonbury and is headlined by The Who and Keane, as well featuring a host of other big acts.
The Thrills have just completed recording their third album “Teenager,” and will be previewing new material at the Liverpool show, as well as playing songs from their million selling back catalogue.
Local Radio 1 championed band The Wombats have also been added to the line-up. The Knowsley Hall bill includes several bands that hail from Liverpool including Shack, The Coral, The Zutons and Icicle Works.
Day tickets start from £37.50 and weekend tickets are £70.
The full line-up confirmed so far is:
Saturday June 23
The Who /The Coral / The View/ The Thrills / Shack / Pete Wylie & The Mighty Wah
The Black Velvets/ The Loungs / The Alones / The Maybes / Miss King & The Kougars / The Quarter / Delta Fiasco/ Battle Of The Bands Winner
Sunday June 24
Keane / The Zutons/ Madness / Joss Stone / Ross Copperman / The Icicle Works/ The Wombats / The Orange Lights
Candie Payne / The Aeroplanes / I Am Finn / Battle Of The Bands Winner