Franz Ferdinand and Chvrches for Summer Series at Somerset House

Bastille, Sam Smith and Little Dragon also among eleven acts performing outdoor shows at London venue in July

Franz Ferdinand, Chvrches and Bastille are among the names confirmed for this year’s Summer Series at Somerset House.

The annual series of gigs will run from July 10-20 this year at London’s Somerset House. Joining the line-up will also be chart-toppers Sam Smith and Clean Bandit as well as Kelis, Little Dragon, Daughter, Kodaline, Agnes Obel and The Cat Empire .

The Summer Series at Somerset House has previously stages performances by artists including the xx, Adele, Florence + The Machine, Bloc Party, Amy Winehouse and Kasabian.

The 2014 Somerset House Summer Series dates are as follows:

Daughter (July 10)
Kodaline (11)
Agnes Obel (12)
The Cat Empire (13)
Kelis (14)
Bastille (15)
Franz Ferdinand (16)
Chvrches (17)
Sam Smith (18)
Clean Bandit (19)
Little Dragon (20)

Tickets go on general sale at 9am on Friday March 21 priced £28.50 (plus booking fee).