Festivals

alt-J, Drenge, FIDLAR, Against Me! added to Reading & Leeds Festivals

Over 60 new names have joined the 28th-30th August bill.

Photo: Emma Swann

Alt-J lead the new wave of additions for this year’s Reading & Leeds, taking place over the summer Bank Holiday Weekend, 28th-30th August.

The ‘This Is All Yours’ three-piece will be playing the Main Stage on Friday 28th at Reading, Saturday 29th at Leeds.

With over 60 new names announced, the most exciting bookings arrive in the shape of Drenge, FIDLAR, Palma Violets and Against Me! - all four acts have been given a Main Stage slot. The Gaslight Anthem, Babymetal, Feed The Rhino and Modestep have also been given a big billing.

Over on the NME / BBC Radio 1 Stage, Parquet Courts, Spector and Ghostpoet have all been confirmed. There’s also Twin Atlantic, Nothing But Thieves, AWOLNATION, Kwabs and The Skints.

Elsewhere, Charli XCX and Liverpool trio All We Are are on the BBC Radio 1 Dance Stage. There’s also Maribou State, Jacob Plant, LANY, MK, Oliver Dollar and Kevin Saunderson.

The Lock Up Stage will host Modern Baseball, PVRIS, Ho99o9 and Black Peaks. The Festival Republic Stage has added Gengahr, Vaults, Black Honey and Bad Breeding.

See all the new additions below.

Reading & Leeds tickets are available here.

2015 additions:

Alt-J, Drenge, FIDLAR, Palma Violets, Against Me!, The Gaslight Anthem, Babymetal, Feed The Rhino, Modestep, Parquet Courts, Spector, Ghostpoet, Charli XCX, Twin Atlantic, Nothing But Thieves, AWOLNATION, Kwabs, The Skints, All We Are, Maribou State, Jacob Plant, LANY, MK, Oliver Dollar, Kevin Saunderson, Secondcity, Dimension x Kove, Elliphant, Blonde Live, Rustie, Evian Christ, Snakehips, TCTS, 99 Souls, Modern Baseball, The Bots, The Smith Street Band, Youth Man, Atreyu, PVRIS, And So I Watch You From Afar, Black Peaks, Ho99o9, The One Hundred, Beartooth, Frank Carter and The Rattlesnakes, Turbowolf, Moose Blood, Queen Kwong, Hawk Eyes, Single Mothers, Black Foxes, Fort Hope, Saint Raymond, Prides, Bear’s Den, Vaults, Joywave, Elize and the Bear, Hunter & the Bear, Lucy Rose, Blossoms, Bad Breeding, Little Comets, Mini Mansions, Gengahr, Hippo Campus, Sundara Karma, Black Honey, The Sherlocks, Ms Dynamte, Tempa T, Loyle Carner, Kiko Bun.

Tags: Against Me!, alt-J, Drenge, FIDLAR, Reading & Leeds, News, Festivals

Read More

Your subscription could not be saved. Please try again.
Your subscription has been successful.

Love Festivals?

Subscribe here to receive regular updates from DIY on all things festivals.

Here comes the summer...

2024 Festival Guide

Featuring SOFT PLAY, Corinne Bailey Rae, 86TVs, English Teacher and more!

Read Now Buy Now Subscribe to DIY