Ed Sheeran announced as first headliner of Wakestock Festival – ticket details

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'+' singer will play the final night of the Welsh festival

Ed Sheeran has been announced as the first headliner of next summer’s Wakestock festival.

The event will run from July 6–8 in Cardigan Bay in Abersoch, north Wales next summer, with Sheeran set to headline the festival’s final night (July 8 2012).

Wakestock was headlined in 2011 by Biffy Clyro, Ellie Goulding and The Wombats. It also featured sets from The Cribs, Pulled Apart By Horses, Kelis, The Joy Formidable, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Kids In Glass Houses, Example, Little Comets and Wretch 32.

Ed Sheeran himself will play his biggest UK tour to date in January. The run includes two sold-out shows at London‘s O2 Academy Brixton.

See Wakestock.co.uk for more information about the festival and for ticket details.

Tickets will go onsale on Thursday (December 1) at 9am (GMT). To check the availability of Wakestock Festival tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.