Franz Ferdinand to play T In The Park

EXCLUSIVE: Scotland's prodigal sons, Franz Ferdinand, have been confirmed for what promises to be a triuimphant homecoming at this summer's T In The Park festival - and there's lots more to come too...

The Glasgow art-rockers join the bands that were announced at Monday’s festival launch party – namely headliners Red Hot Chili Peppers and The Who, as well as Arctic Monkeys, Kaiser Chiefs, Sigur Ros, The Ordinary Boys, Primal Scream, Slam, and Felix Da Housecat.

There’s no news as yet on what day or stage Franz Ferdinand will be playing. Click here for the lineup as it stands and all the latest rumours as to who else might perform.

Organisers of T In The Park, voted ‘Best Major Festival’ in last year’s UK festival Awards, have said they intend to announce bands as and when they are confirmed – and have promised there are some massive acts to come. Read our interview with head man Geoff Ellis at Monday’s launch here.

T In The Park 2006 takes place at Balado, near Kinross, Perthshire, on 8-9 July.

Tickets go on sale here at 9am this Friday (17 Feb). For more info on the Scottish mega-fest access the links below. 

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