The Who and Keane set for new festival

Big names to play Knowsley Hall bash

The Who and Keane have been confirmed to headline a new festival in Liverpool.

The bands will play the Knowsley Hall bash, which takes place between June 23 and 24. It will be the first event taking place at the stately home, the ancestral seat of the Earls Of Derby.

The Who headline the Saturday night (23) while The Coral, The View and Pete Wylie And The Mighty Wah have been confirmed for that day too.

Keane top the bill on the second night (24), with The Zutons also confirmed.

More names are expected to be announced soon. See for more information.

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