Manic Street Preachers headline new Welsh festival

Trio join a host of confirmed bands

Manic Street Preachers have signed up to headline a major music festival in Wales.

The trio will join the likes of Enter Shikari, Keane, Placebo, Feeder and The Levellers for the three-day Fflam Festival in Swansea on July 13-15.

Up to 50 bands are set to play at Singleton Park at the 30,000 capacity outdoor venue.

Tickets for the festival, which organisers hope will rival the likes of T In The Park, are on sale now.

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

Meanwhile, as previously reported on NME.COM, Manic Street Preachers are due to embark on a UK tour around the release of their new album ‘Send Away The Tigers’.

The tour kicks off on May 8 at Cambridge Corn Exchange.

The dates are as follows:

Cambridge Corn Exchange (May 8)

Leeds University (9)

Cardiff University Great Hall (11, 12)

Glasgow Barrowlands (14)

Newcastle Academy (15)

Sheffield Octagon (17)

Carlisle Sands Centre (18)

Preston Guildhall (20)

Wolverhampton Civic Hall (21)

Norwich UEA (23)

Nottingham Rock City (24)

Llandudno Venue Cymru (26)

Manchester Apollo (27)

London Forum (29)

London Astoria (30)

London Shepherds Bush Empire (31)

Bristol Colston Hall (June 2)

Truro Hall (3)

Southampton Guildhall (5)

Brighton Dome (6)

Leicester De Montfort Hall (8)

Reading Hexagon (9)

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