epa02088779 (FILE) A file photograph dated 07 August 2007 of British musician Pete Doherty smoking a cigarette while he waits for sentencing at West London Magistrates Court in London, Britain. Media reported 22 March 2010 that Doherty was arrested on 19 March 2010 on suspicion of supplying drugs following the death of British 27-year-old filmmaker Robin Whitehead. He was released on bail and is due to appear in court next month. Whitehead who styled herself 'Robyn' had completed a documentary film, The Road To Albion, about Doherty's former band, The Libertines. EPA/ANDY RAIN
Sound City announces that Pete Doherty will be headlining its North Stage this year. The festival also reveled that Circa Waves, Sleaford Mods and Roisin Murphy will all be taking part in the festival’s “In Conversation” series as well as performing.
Added to the Atlantic Stage is former Coral guitarist Bill Ryder-Jones, C Duncan, Colonel Mustard and the Dijon 5,Kyko, The Anchoress, Temenik Electric and Norma Jean Martine.
Sound City takes place on 28 & 29 May 2016 at the Liverpool Waters, Bramley-Moore Dock, an historic waterfront location and one of the most unique festival sites in the world.
Previously announced acts include The Coral, Catfish and the Bottlemen,The Dandy Warhols, Young Fathers,Leftfield (live), Hot Chip (DJ Set), Palma Violets, and Band of Skulls.