Maximo Park are the first band to be announced for the forthcoming Lovebox Dublin festival.

The Tyneside indie types will play the one-day festival, which we understand is being held at Marlay Park this year, on August 23rd.

They'll also be playing two smaller gigs, at Galway's Roisin Dubh on August 21st, and Cork's Savoy on the 22nd.

Ticket details to follow.