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Boy band McFly to headline Sound Waves concert

McFly will headline new concert, Sound Waves 2013. Credit: Ian West/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Boy band McFly will headline for the North East's new concert, Sound Waves 2013.

The concert will be taking place at Bents Park, South Shields seafront, on Sunday, August 25.

Headliners McFly, whose hits All About You and Shine a Light, are the first act to be officially announced by organisers South Tyneside Council.

X Factor winner Joe McElderry has also been confirmed for the bank holiday concert.