Jason Mraz, Franz Ferdinand for Nimes

Jason Mraz and Franz Ferdinand are among the latest big names confirmed for France's Festival de Nimes.

The American singer-songwriter is set to play on 09 July, accompanied by fellow folk-pop artist Alela Diane. Meanwhile the Edinburgh quartet have been pencilled in for a show on the 21 July with the festival stretching over the entire month.

Seal and Ayo were the final artists confirmed today. They will take to the stage on July 22.

Previously announced were Metallica, who kick off proceedings on 7 July, and French legend Benabar who is set to close the festival on July 24. Further big names are expected over the coming weeks.

Click here for the current line-up for Festival de Nimes.

The event consists of a series of concerts which will take place in the town's famous Roman Amphitheatre, les Arenes de Nimes. Tickets for the individual shows are now available from €35.50.

Click here to browse and buy tickets to the Festival de Nimes 2009.