Pete Doherty to headline Liverpool Sound City festival 2016

The Libertines frontman to play Sunday leg of two-day event in May

Pete Doherty will headline Sound City festival in Liverpool this year.

The Libertines‘ frontman joins fellow headliners The Coral and Catfish and the Bottlemen at the festival, which takes place across five docklands stages in Liverpool between May 28-29. Doherty will headline the North Stage on the Sunday night.

Also newly announced are Bill Ryder-Jones, C Duncan, The Anchoress, plus a DJ set from Mount Kimbie.

Already confirmed are Hot Chip, Leftfield, 2manydjs, Floating Points, plus others.

Liverpool Sound City 2015 was headlined by The Vaccines, Flaming Lips and Belle and Sebastian. Other acts on the bill included Everything Everything, Spector, Gaz Coombes, The Cribs, Stealing Sheep and The Thurston Moore Band.

Meanwhile, Pete Doherty has added two additional gigs to his forthcoming UK tour. Pete Doherty will play the following live dates:

Bristol, Academy (May 11)
Glasgow, Barrowland (May 13)
Aberdeen, Garage (May 14)
Newcastle, Riverside (May 16)
Manchester, Albert Hall (May 17)
London, Hackney Empire (May 19-20)