The White Stripes to headline Wireless

Kaiser Chiefs, Daft Punk and Faithless all sign up

The White Stripes have confirmed their only UK appearances this year will take place headlining the 02 Wireless Festival.

The duo will join the likes of Kaiser Chiefs plus new additions Queens Of The Stone Age, Faithless, CSS and Daft Punk for the festival, which takes place in London and Leeds between June 14-17.

The White Stripes will perform at Hyde Park in London with QOTSA on June 14 before they travel up to Harewood House in Leeds the following day.


Tickets for the four-day festival in London and the three-day event in Leeds go on sale this Friday (March 16) at 9am.

The line-up so far over the two legs is as follows:

London Hyde Park

The White Stripes, Queens Of The Stone Age (June 14)

Faithless, Badly Drawn Boy, Just Jack (15)

Daft Punk, CSS (16)


Kaiser Chiefs, Editors, The Cribs, The Twang (17)

Leeds Harewood House

The White Stripes, Queens Of The Stone Age (June 15)

Kaiser Chiefs, Editors, The Cribs, The Twang (16)

Daft Punk, CSS (17)

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

Meanwhile north American fans need not miss out, with Kaiser Chiefs confirming an April tour.

The NME Presents Kaiser Chiefs tour will see the band introducing American and Canadian fans to their forthcoming second album ’Yours Truly, Angry Mob’ for the first time.

They play:

Philadelphia Electric Factory (April 6)

Washington 9:30 Club (7)

Boston Avalon Ballroom (9)

New York Roseland Ballroom (12)

Montreal Spectrum (17)

Toronto Kool Haus (18)

Chicago Vic Theatre (20)

Minneapolis Trocaderos (21)

Vancouver Commodore Ballroom (24)

Seattle Showbox Theatre (25)

Portland Crystal Ballroom (26)

San Francisco Warfield Theatre (27)

The Walkmen will play the whole tour as special guests, while Annuals will open from the Philadelphia to Toronto dates, with The Little Ones playing the remaining shows.

Go to NME.COM/artists/kaiser-chiefs for tickets.