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Odd Future and old-school festival favourites, Kaiser Chiefs, have been confirmed to play at this years Tennent's Vital Festival.

The festival which takes place in Bangor, Northern Ireland between 23 - 24 August will also feature a headline performance from Eminem. Odd Future were last week also confirmed to play Bestival while Kaiser Chiefs were confirmed for this years Isle of Wight Festival.

The announcement comes just a day after Leeds based band, Kaiser Chiefs, released their new single, Little Shocks, online after taking some time away from the music industry and festival circuit.

D12 and Jimmy Eat World have also been announced for the festival which last took place in 2007 when 45,000 people attending.

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We now have more details of who will be joining Kings of Leon on stage for their tour this June.

Kings of Leon who hold the current UK number 1 album, Come Around Sundown, will have several special guests this summer with the Hyde Park supporting bill consisting of Paul Weller, this being his only show in 2011. The rest of the tour Kings of Leon will be playing alongside White Lies and Zac Brown Band and for other dates more supports have been added. In Coventry, Sunderland and Manchester  Mona will be playing alongside the boys and for the second Hyde Park Show on June 23rd as well as the Edinburgh show The Walkmen will join.

White Lies have been confirmed for all the other UK outdoor dates and finally The Whigs have been re-confirmed to play at Kings of Leon's re-scheduled show at London's O2 on  June 20th after it got cancelled last December due to a fire.

Full dates are below and tickets can be bought here.

Kings of Leon are also confirmed to headline Isle of Wight Festival this year which lands on June 10th.

 

Kings of Leon: Headline Summer Shows 2011

May 30th: Coventry, Ricoh Arena - with White Lies & Mona

June 17th: Sunderland, Stadium Of Light – with White Lies & Mona

June 19th: Manchester, Lancashire Cricket Ground - with White Lies & Mona

June 20th: London, 02 Arena (Rescheduled Show from December 2010) – with The Whigs

June 22nd:  London, Hyde Park – with Paul Weller, White Lies,  Zac Brown Band & Mona
June 23rd: London, Hyde Park – with Paul Weller , White Lies,  Zac Brown Band & The Walkmen

June 26th: Edinburgh, Murrayfield Stadium - with White Lies, Zac Brown Band & The Walkmen