Arctic Monkeys to headline Paris rock festival Rock en Seine

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Monkeys’ fourth album Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino was the top selling album in the UK in 2015

Arctic Monkeys will headline Paris rock festival Rock en Seine, organisers have announced.

The Latitude and Reading and Leeds indie stars will appear at the event on 25 July.

Stormzy, Blondie, The Afghan Whigs, Catfish and the Bottlemen, James Bay, The Charlatans and The Prodigy are among the artists that will appear.

There will also be several headline performances.

Rock en Seine’s main stage will be led by John Grant and Calexico, with performances from The Roots, Cage the Elephant, The Sheepdogs, Jack White and Joanna Newsom.

The extended lineup also includes Common, The Four Tet, Faithless, Jamie T, Karen Elson, Fat White Family, Daniel Avery, Empires, Gabrielle Aplin, Dr Geddy Lee, and Grace Jones.

At London’s Hyde Park this July, The View will headline Rock en Seine alongside Red Hot Chili Peppers, Queens of the Stone Age, Foo Fighters, Matt Nathanson, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Dan Sultan, Laura Mvula, Kinky Boots, and The Pogues.

Other festival line-ups so far this year include Leeds and Reading festivals, as well as One Love Manchester, Overload, Belle & Sebastian, James, Libertines, Q-Bert, and Swim Deep.

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