The Thrills Added To Knowsley Hall Event

They join The Who and Keane at the Liverpool festival

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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.

More details about the line-up and tickets are available here from


The full line-up confirmed so far is:

Saturday June 23

Main Stage

The Who /The Coral / The View/ The Thrills / Shack / Pete Wylie & The Mighty Wah

MySpace Stage

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

Main Stage

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


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