The indie guitar godfathers join the party...

Liverpudlian indie guitar godfathers SHACK have been added to the line-up at this year’s V FESTIVAL, joining fellow Scousers Coral, THE STANDS and The Zutons on the bill.

The band will play the NME Stage at Weston Park, Staffordshire on August 16 and Hylands Park, Chelmsford on August 17.

Their performance will follow the release of their first album in four years – ‘Here’s Tom With The Weather’ – due out on August 11.

As previously reported on NME.COM, Shack will be touring the UK throughout September and October.

The dates are as follows:

Liverpool Carling Academy (September 18)

Leeds Cockpit (October 2)

Sheffield Leadmill (3)

Manchester University (4)

Bristol Fleece (5)

Birmingham Academy (9)

London Shepherds Bush Empire (10)

Brighton Concorde (11)

Nottingham Rescue Rooms (13)

Oxford Zodiac (14)

Edinburgh Venue (15)

Dublin Whelans (18)

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