The Strokes, The Vaccines, Noah and the Whale and Friendly Fires have all been confirmed to play Radio 1's Big Weekend, this year.

The annual event, which takes place in Carlisle in May, will also see Pulled Apart By Horses, My Chemical Romance, The Wombats, Panic! At The Disco, The Joy Formidable and Two Door Cinema Club.

Lady Gaga and Foo Fighters have been confirmed to headline the two day event and more bands are expected to be added within the coming days.