The Jesus and Mary Chain to play Scottish comeback gig

Reformed band join Beastie Boys at Connect Festival

The Jesus And Mary Chain are set to play their first Scottish gig in years.

The band, who split in 1998 and reformed earlier this year, will play Connect, which will take place on the weekend of August 31 and September 2 on the banks of Loch Fyne, Inveraray in Argyll.

The festival will also feature The Beastie Boys, Primal Scream and Bjork.

The line up is:

Friday August 31

The Beastie Boys

The Jesus and Mary Chain

CSS

King Creosote

Saturday September 1

Primal Scream

The Only Ones

Sunday September 2

Bjork

LCD Soundsystem

Tilly And The Wall

Idlewild

Tickets will go onsale on Friday (March 23) at 9am.

To check ticket availability and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/GIGS.