Public Enemy to play Rhythm & Vine Festival

Public Enemy have been confirmed for New Zealand's Rhythm and Vine Festival.

The rap troupe will be joined by Franz Ferdinand, The Kooks, Santogold and Ladyhawke at the New Year's Eve event, which is held at Waiohika Estate, the first place where the sun will rise in 2009.

Carl Cox, Jamie Lidell, A-Trak and Digitalism will also appear at the three-day festival alongside Adam Freeland, Late Of The Pier, Mystery Jets and Cut Copy.

16,000 fans are expected to watch the likes of Die! Die! Die!, The Black Seeds, The Datsuns, The Cribs and DJ Switch with more to be announced. Click HERE for the latest line-up.

Rhythm and Vine Festival will run from 29 December 2008 to 1 January 2009 and prices start at $185 for three-days. Click HERE to browse and buy.