Kasabian have announced plans to play two warm up gigs in the UK ahead of their headline slots at this year's V Festival.

On August 17th the band will play Belsonic in Belfast before heading to London to play Brixton Academy on August 19th.

Tickets for both shows go on sale Friday 9th July.

The V Festival takes place at Chelmsford and Hylands Park Staffordshire on August 21 and 22.