Alternative rock icons Pixies have been announced as headliners for this year’s Eden Sessions.

The hugely-influential US band, who can count David Bowie, Bono and Thom Yorke among their most ardent admirers, are the fourth major act announced this year and will play at Eden on Wednesday July 9.

Pixies join Ellie Goulding (July 8 – sold out), Elbow (July 14) and Dizzee Rascal (June 21) on the bill for the 2014 Eden Sessions with ASUS Transformer Book. More acts will be announced soon.

Tickets to the Pixies Eden Session cost £35 plus £5 booking fee and go on sale to Inside Track members today (Tuesday March 25) and on general sale at 6pm on Tuesday April 1.

To buy Inside Track membership, go to Sessions gig tickets can be purchased online or through the Eden Box Office on 01726 811972.