Queens Of The Stone Age and Paramore have been announced as the final Main Stage headliners for this year’s Reading And Leeds Festivals. The two American rock acts will share top billing with their UK exclusive performances on Friday 22nd August at Reading and Saturday 23rd August at Leeds. They join previously announced headliners Arctic Monkeys, who play Reading on Saturday 23rd and Leeds on Sunday 24th, and Blink 182, who play Reading on Sunday 24th and Leeds on Friday 22nd. Also taking to the Main Stage over the weekend will be be Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (also a UK exclusive), Vampire Weekend, Enter Shikari, Imagine Dragons, You Me At Six, Jimmy Eat World, Foster The People, A Day To Remember, Deaf Havana, The Hives, Sleeping With Sirens, Hacktivist and Peace.
On the NME/Radio 1 Stage, Bombay Bicycle Club join the previously announced Courteeners and Disclosure as headliners, while further new announcements come in the form of Chvrches, Die Antwoord, Temples, Don Broco, Clean Bandit, Drenge, Cage The Elephant and Jungle. Nero will also be performing a special live set on Saturday 23rd (Reading)/Sunday 24th (Leeds) to close proceedings.
Further headliners for the BBC Radio 1 Dance Stage have also been revealed, with Pendulum (DJ set) and Flume joining Netsky (Live) at the top of the bill. And finally, another two dozen artists have been announced to play across the weekend, with the full list being as follows: Andy C, Basement, Ben Pearce, Bondax, Boys Noize, Breach, Circa Waves, Danny Brown, David Rodigan MBE, Eagulls, The Fat White Family, Giggs, Gorgon City, Jacob Plant, Joey Bada$$, Klaxons, letlive., Lizzo, Lower Than Atlantis, Marmozets, Neck Deep, The Neighbourhood, Vic Mensa and Wolf Alice. Phew, got all that? Check the poster below for the full line-up as it stands.
Weekend and Day Tickets for Reading & Leeds are on sale now – for more information, check the Reading or Leeds festival websites.