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Leeds & Reading Festival Leeds & Reading Festival Announce Bbc Introducing Stage For 2014

With less than a month to go until the gates open, the countdown is now well and truly on for Reading & Leeds 2014. Returning this year will be the one stop home of the...

30th July 2014 15:00

Leeds & Reading Festival Reading And Leeds Festivals On Tour 2014 Club Nights Bring The Festivals To A Venue Near You

Reading & Leeds will be going on tour this month, bringing all the fun of the August Bank Holiday Weekend Festivals to a city near you. The club nights, hosted in venues across the country,...

5th March 2014 17:21

Leeds & Reading Festival Reading And Leeds Festival 2014 Announce Arctic Monkeys To Headline Plus Many More Additions To The Bill

It's shaping up to be a big summer for Reading & Leeds Festivals. Having already announced headliners Blink-182 in their only UK shows of 2014, as well as Jake Bugg, Disclosure, Metronomy, Of Mice &...

4th February 2014 11:05

Leeds & Reading Festival Daniel P Carter To Curate A Stage For Reading And Leeds Festival 2014

Following the success of a dedicated stage offering rock in the form of the best in metal, punk and hardcore at both Festival sites last year, in 2014 this stage will be curated by Daniel...

29th January 2014 16:34

Leeds & Reading Festival Leeds & Reading Festival Announce First Headliner And Further Acts For 2014

22ND - 24TH AUGUST 2014, BANK HOLIDAY WEEKENDReading & Leeds Festivals announce BLINK-182 as a Main Stage headliner!JAKE BUGG, DISCLOSURE, METRONOMY, OF MICE & MEN, WILKINSON and I AM LEGION the first of hundreds of...

4th December 2013 10:11

Leeds & Reading Festival All Reading Festival 2013 Tickets Completely Sold Out

With just over two weeks to go until Reading & Leeds Festivals welcome Early Entry Ticket holders, excitement is at fever pitch and now Reading Festival is completely sold out! This year Biffy Clyro celebrate...

13th August 2013 16:09

Leeds & Reading Festival 15 Things You Might Not Know About Leeds Festival

Leeds Festival Turns 15 This Year, Here's 15 Things You Might Not Know... 1. NME's official 'Best British Band' and headliners Biffy Clyro, tell us what to expect from their performance."Biffy at our...

8th August 2013 10:43

Leeds & Reading Festival Bbc Introducing Stage, Dance To The Radio And Even More For The Leeds And Reading Festivals On 23-25 August 2013

With Reading Festival weekend tickets now sold out and just four weeks remaining until Early Entry ticket holders begin to arrive for Reading & Leeds 2013; the line-up continues to grow with the announcement of...

25th July 2013 13:05

Leeds & Reading Festival Reading Festival 2013 Weekend Tickets Sold Out!

23RD - 25TH AUGUST 2013, BANK HOLIDAY WEEKENDReading Festival Weekend Tickets Sold Out!!Only a limited number of Sunday Day Tickets remain for Reading FestivalWith a month to go until Reading & Leeds Festivals, taking place...

24th July 2013 12:58

Leeds & Reading Festival Mike Skinner To Headline Relentless Energy Stage At Leeds Festival 2013

Relentless Energy Drink is excited to announce Zane Lowe, Mike Skinner, Feed Me, DJ Yoda as headliners of The Relentless Stage at Leeds Festival 2013. As the only outdoor stage open to the public on...

18th July 2013 13:45

Leeds & Reading Festival Reading Festival 2013 Friday Day Tickets Sold Out!

Reading Festival FRIDAY DAY Tickets now Sold Out!!A limited number of Weekend and Sunday Day Tickets for Reading are still available. The excitement for Reading & Leeds Festivals 2013 is as hot as the weather!...

15th July 2013 16:50

Leeds & Reading Festival Saturday Day Tickets For Reading Festival 2013 Now Sold Out!

Summer is here and the countdown to Reading & Leeds Festivals 2013 is well underway! With less than 50 days to go until the gates open, Saturday Day tickets for Reading Festival have now sold...

5th July 2013 17:10

Leeds & Reading Festival Reading & Leeds Festival 2013 Announce Judah Friedlander, Lee Nelson Plus Many More.

Voted 'Best Festival' at the NME Awards, this year's Reading & Leeds Festivals are officially set to be better than ever! The Festivals guarantee exclusive UK festival performances from headliners Green Day, Eminem and Biffy...

5th July 2013 13:21

Leeds & Reading Festival Don Broco, Deaf Havana, Savages And Over 30 More Acts Announced For Reading & Leeds 2013

Voted 'Best Festival' at the NME Awards, this year's Reading & Leeds Festivals are officially set to be better than ever! Reading & Leeds guarantee special performances, huge headliners and rising stars and are the...

7th June 2013 16:56

Leeds & Reading Festival Leeds & Reading Festival 2013 Announce Wretch 32 & 20 Plus More Acts For Bbc 1xtra Stage

NEW NAMES FOR THE BBC RADIO 1XTRA STAGEIn a major UK festival first, Reading & Leeds will each have a dedicated BBC Radio 1Xtra Stage delivering the best of hip-hop and grime from the UK...

29th April 2013 13:28

Leeds & Reading Festival Reading & Leeds Festival Announce Even More Names For 2013 Skindred, Lower Than Atlantis Plus Many More..

NEW NAMES ADDED TO THE MAIN STAGE READING FRIDAY 23RD / LEEDS SATURDAY 24TH The Main Stage will welcome the unique musical stylings of quintessentially British band Skindred, whose blend of heavy metal, dub, reggae...

26th April 2013 11:19

Leeds & Reading Festival Reading And Leeds Festivals Return With Green Day Headliner And More On 23rd-25th August 2013

Recently named the 'Best Festival' at the NME Awards, this year's Reading & Leeds Festivals are officially set to be better than ever! 2013 promises more - more stages, more bands and more entertainment, all...

12th March 2013 12:01

Leeds & Reading Festival Nme Awards Winners 2013 Announced

The Rolling Stones celebrated a double victory tonight at the annual NME Awards held at London's Troxy, they were awarded Best Live Band and Best Music Film for 'Crossfire Hurricane', Ronnie Wood was in attendance...

28th February 2013 10:06

Leeds & Reading Festival Leeds And Reading Festival Announce Headliners Biffy Clyro Alongside System Of A Down, Foals, Fall Out Boy, Jake Bugg & Bring Me The Horizon

Rock-trio Biffy Clyro to headline Reading & Leeds as UK festival exclusives! System Of A Down, Fall Out Boy, Foals, Jake Bugg and Bring Me The Horizon also join the line-up on 23rd - 25th...

4th February 2013 22:30

Leeds & Reading Festival Nme Awards 2013 Nominations Announced

NME is excited to reveal the nominations for its prestigious NME Awards 2013, which will take place on Wednesday 27th February at its brand new home, The Troxy in East London. Music fans have...

22nd January 2013 16:04

Leeds & Reading Festival Reading & Leeds Festivals Announce Iconic Rapper Eminem As A Main Stage Headliner For The 2013 Event!

Reading & Leeds are back for 2013. With the festival goers' appetites well and truly whet, there is now even more to satisfy the hunger with the first of the highly-anticipated headliners to be revealed!...

12th December 2012 13:22

Leeds & Reading Festival Leeds & Reading Festival New Stages, Exciting Changes And First Bands Announced

Tickets on sale 9am Friday 30th November. 2012 prices and prizes until the end of December. Reading & Leeds Festivals return on Friday 23rd August to Sunday 25th August 2013 at Richfield Avenue, Reading and...

30th November 2012 10:51

Leeds & Reading Festival Reading & Leeds Festival 2012 Free Drinks And Breakfast For Weekend Festival Goers!

As announced earlier this year, all Reading & Leeds Festival 2012 weekend ticket holders will be entitled to a free bap and beer or soft drink each of the three days. Vouchers for...

6th August 2012 17:07

Leeds & Reading Festival Leeds & Reading Festival Announce Republic Stage Line-up 2012

Having already announced some of the biggest music names in the world set to come to the legendary READING & LEEDS FESTIVAL in 2012, the cast list just gets better with the hugely influential Festival...

14th June 2012 11:45

Leeds & Reading Festival Leeds & Reading Festival Bbc Introducing Stage Line-up Announced 2011

Festival Republic have today confirmed the line-up for the BBC Introducing Stage at Reading & Leeds Festival. This stage showcases the very best brand new talent and is the fourth year both sites have enjoyed...

27th July 2011 17:06

Leeds & Reading Festival Bombay Bicycle Club Unveil Stream Of New Single 'Shuffle'

The first single 'Shuffle' from Bombay Bicycle Club's forthcoming third album 'A Different Kind of Fix' (out 29th August via Island Records) received its world premiere on Radio 1 last night as Zane Lowe's Hottest...

27th June 2011 16:27

Leeds & Reading Festival Chief Announce August & September UK & Irish Dates

Following their recent festival performances at Hard Rock Calling (in Hyde Park), Glastonbury, Lounge on the Farm and Latitude, west coast four-piece Chief can now announce a UK and Irish tour for the end of...

5th August 2010 14:48

Leeds & Reading Festival Dance To The Radio Stage At Leeds Festival 2010

The Dance To The Radio Stage will return to Leeds festival in 2010. It acts as the official warm up for the crowds at Leeds on the Thursday night. Last year saw Wild Beasts play...

30th July 2010 15:52

Leeds & Reading Festival Bbc Introducing Stage 2010 Line Up Announced

This is where the very best brand new talent from the UK gets its first chance to appear in front of the greatest tastemakers in the country - the audience at Reading and Leeds Festivals....

30th July 2010 15:32

Leeds & Reading Festival Biffy Clyro Announce Biggest Ever Headline Tour 2010

Biffy Clyro follow their summer festival dates with their biggest ever headline tour which includes three Scottish arena dates and culminates with a prestigious Wembley Arena show.Biffy Clyro's current album 'Only Revolutions' has seen the...

14th July 2010 16:30

Leeds & Reading Festival The Gaslight Anthem Announce Autumn UK Tour

Following the successful release of their critically acclaimed new album American Slang, New Jersey-based punk rock heroes, The Gaslight Anthem, are very proud to announce their next European tour. American Slang debuted at #16...

30th June 2010 16:38

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