Pixies have been announced as the first headline act of next year’s Field Day festival in London.
The event, which will expand to a two day event when it take place over one weekend next year, confirmed that the US alt-rock band will headline on Sunday, June 8. A headline act for June 7 has yet to be announced.
The London festival launched in 2007 as a one-dayer and takes place annually in London’s Victoria Park. This year it will take place on Saturday June 7 as well as Sunday June 8. Last year’s line-up included performances from headliners Animal Collective as well as Bat For Lashes, Four Tet, Solange, Chvrches, Kurt Vile, Jagwar Ma, and Disclosure.
Previous acts to play the bash include Wild Beasts, Franz Ferdinand, The Horrors, The xx, John Cale, Warpaint, The Vaccines, Metronomy and Savages.
For more information, see Field Day’s website.