Radiohead announce first festival appearance of 2016

Band join Tame Impala, Hot Chip and more at Portugal's NOS Alive 2016

Radiohead have announced their first festival appearance of 2016, with the band confirmed to headline this year’s NOS Alive festival in Portugal.

The festival is held in the centre of Lisbon between July 7-9 and celebrates its 10th birthday in 2016.

Along with the likes of Pixies and Foals already announced, Thom Yorke and co have now been confirmed for this year’s festival.


The band are currently thought to be working on a new album, what will be the follow-up to their 2011 album ‘The King of Limbs’.

Other new additions include The Chemical Brothers, Tame Impala, Hot Chip, John Grant, Courtney Barnett and The 1975.

Wolf Alice, Father John Misty, José González, M83 and Years & Years have already been confirmed for the fest.


NOS Alive was formerly known as Optimus Alive and has hosted Arctic Monkeys, The Libertines, Foals, Depeche Mode, Radiohead, The Cure, Pearl Jam, Beastie Boys, Smashing Pumpkins, Bob Dylan and Blondie alongside electronic acts and DJs such as The Chemical Brothers, Justice, Deadmau5 and Simian Mobile Disco in previous years.

The 2015 line-up included Disclosure, Django Django, Sam Smith, Counting Crows, James Bay, Sleaford Mods and Azealia Banks.

NME PHOTOS: Best pictures from Nos Alive 2014


Tickets for NOS Alive 2016 are on sale here now.


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