Bob Dylan, with special guests The Flaming Lips, will play the Kilkenny Source Festival in June.

The concert will take place at Kilkenny's Nowlan Park on Saturday 24 June.

Dylan was the headliner for the first Kilkenny Source Festival in 2001.

Now six years old, headline acts for the Festival have also included Paul Simon (2002), Shania Twain (2003), James Taylor and Bryan Ferry (2004) and Rod Stewart (2005). 

Tickets for Bob Dylan and The Flaming Lips cost from €55 and will go on sale this Thursday, 16 March, at 9am from usual outlets nationwide.