M83 join line-up for Portugal’s NOS Alive 2016 festival

Lisbon event will take place between July 7-9 next year

M83 will appear at NOS Alive festival in Portugal next summer.

The French act are among the first name on the bill for the event, which is held in the centre of Lisbon between July 7-9. NOS Alive celebrates its 10th birthday in 2016.

The electronic outfit – led by Anthony Gonzalez – last released an album in 2011 with ‘Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming’. Following a series of reissues, the group recently confirmed that they are working on a new LP, due in 2016.

NOS Alive was formerly known as Optimus Alive and has hosted Arctic Monkeys, The Libertines, Foals, Depeche Mode, Radiohead, The Cure, Pearl Jam, Beastie Boys, Smashing Pumpkins, Bob Dylan and Blondie alongside electronic acts and DJs such as The Chemical Brothers, Justice, Deadmau5 and Simian Mobile Disco in previous years.

The 2015 line-up included Disclosure, Django Django, Sam Smith, Counting Crows, James Bay, Sleaford Mods and Azealia Banks.

Alt-J, Metronomy, The Jesus And Mary Chain, Jessie Ware, Young Fathers, James Blake, Róisin Murphy and Ben Harper also performed live at the festival.

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Tickets for NOS Alive 2016 are on sale here now.