Comedians including Richard Herring and Matt Richardson have been announced for the first ever Carnival Fifty Six festival in Dundee.
The major new music festival has also unveiled a host of new musicians and bands taking to the stage over the weekend-long festival, joining the likes of Mark Ronson, Rudimental and Clean Bandit.
Aiming to bring laughs to the festival are Irish comedian Andrew Maxwell, Simon Evans and comedy compere Billy Kirkwood, described as a Glaswegian Peter Kay.
Joining Billy as a compere is Matt Richardson, known as a former co-presenter on ITV2 spin-off The Xtra Factor, and drive time presenter on Virgin Radio UK.
Richard Herring will bring his one-man show to the festival, having previously worked with Russell Brand, Stephen Fry and Simon Pegg on a comedy podcast.
Other performers include Glenn Wool, Phil Nichol, Kai Humphries, Jenny Bede, Mark Nelson, Chris Betts and Iain Stirling.
Commenting on the announcement, festival director Craig Blyth said: “This year’s comedy stage will be an important part of the festival and is guaranteed to add a lot of laughs across the weekend.
“There are some great names joining us as well as the very best in emerging comedians, and we would encourage everyone to check them out.
“We’re also pleased to be announcing more artists to the line up including some really exciting new talents.
“Carnival Fifty Six is shaping up to be a highlight of the summer and everyone is invited.”
Meanwhile, additional musical performers have been revealed including Supa & Da Kryptonites, The Purple Felts and the Red Pine Timber Company.
Carnival Fifty Six will take place on Saturday and Sunday, August 12 and 13 at Camperdown Park.
Tickets for the festival are available online at www.carnivalfiftysix.co.uk.