Hillsborough will welcome Sam Fender, Kasabian and Madness to Tramlines Festival next year.

The star-studded 2022 line-up was announced on Wednesday and also features indie icons James, The Vaccines and The Wombats, as well as Declan McKenna, Sigrid and Becky Hill.

Although the event was postponed in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the festival returned this year as part of the Event Research Programme while the government assessed the safety of gatherings as restrictions were lifting.

The 2022 acts will perform at Hillsborough Park between 22 and 24 July, and tickets have already gone on sale for the thirteenth edition of the festival.

North Shields-born sensation Sam Fender will headline on the Friday night, followed by the multi-award winning Kasabian on the Saturday and ska legends Madness on the Sunday.

The festival was first held in 2009 and has since hosted the likes of Stereophonics, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Primal Scream, and Nile Rodgers & Chic.

Standard weekend tickets have already sold out but the VIP option is still available, as are day tickets.

Across the line-up, there is plenty of local representation, from the likes of Sheffield bands Little Man Tate and Reverend, to The Makers and Everly Pregnant Brothers.

There is also a blend of new and old, as joining icons, such as Shed Seven and The Coral, on the bill are a raft of emerging talents.

Leeds-based Yard Act and Nottingham prodigies Do Nothing will perform on the Sunday, while the highly-rated KAWALA will grace a Tramlines stage on the Saturday.

The line-up is not yet complete and more names will be added to the bill before it welcomes revellers.

Festival-goers have an opportunity to win free VIP weekend tickets and a £200 bar tab as there is currently a competition running on the Tramlines social media platforms.