NME.COM can exclusively reveal the band will co-headline alongside Scissor Sisters…

Franz Ferdinand have been confirmed as co-headliners for this year’s V FESTIVAL, NME.COM can exclusively reveal.

The band will take to the main stages of the event at Staffordshire’s Weston Park (August 20) and Chelmsford’s Hylands Park (August 21) alongside Scissor Sisters.

Singer Alex Kapranos said: “We heard about what a great festival V was to play last year and wished we could’ve been there. We’re really excited to be playing the main stage and co-headlining with the Scissor Sisters – we’ll be sure to give fans a performance to remember.”

Festival director Bob Angus added: “With Scissor Sisters, and now Franz Ferdinand confirmed to perform, we’re confident that this year’s V Festival will live up to its reputation for fantastic live music. There’s more news to come and we look forward to unveiling an unparalleled main stage joint headline act, who, with these two acts, will make for unbeatable electric atmosphere!”

This year’s V Festival marks the tenth anniversary of the event.