Reading and Leeds Festival 2012 – Lock Up Stage names announced

Festival Republic reveal that Social Distortion and Less Than Jake will be headlining the hugely popular Lock Up Stage at this year’s Leeds and Reading festivals and also confirm some […]

Festival Republic reveal that Social Distortion and Less Than Jake will be headlining the hugely popular Lock Up Stage at this year’s Leeds and Reading festivals and also confirm some additonal names for the Dance Stage.

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With legendary names such as The Cure and Foo Fighters already playing the main stages at the Leeds and Reading festivals on August bank holiday weekend this year, the announcement of the acts playing the Lock Up Stage at both festivals has been eagerly anticipated.  We can reveal that Social Distortion are set to headline the Lock Up Stage on Friday April 24 at Reading and Saturday April 25 at Leeds and Less Than Jake will headline the stage Friday April 24 at Leeds and Sunday April 26 at Reading.

 

Alongside the headline acts, other huge names such as Anti-Flag, Gallows, Every Time I Die and Turbonegro have also been confirmed to play the UK festivals.  Here is the confirmed line-up for the Lock Up Stage so far:

 

FRIDAY 24 READING / SAT 25 LEEDS

 

Social Distortion
Anti-Flag
Every Time I Die
Bouncing Souls
Saves The Day
Touche Amore
A Wilhelm Scream
Ceremony
Random Hand
Star Fucking Hipsters
Dead To Me
Pettybone

 

SUNDAY 26 READING / FRIDAY 24 LEEDS

 

Less Than Jake
Me First And The Gimme Gimmes
Gallows
Turbonegro
Trash Talk
Good Riddance
The Skints
Polar Bear Club
This Is Hell
The Flatliners
Apologies, I Have None

 

On the Dance Stage more names have been added to the line-up:

 

SATURDAY 25 READING / SUNDAY 26 LEEDS

 

Modestep

Feed Me

Grimes

Japanese Popstars

Clement Marfo and the Frontline

Jagga

Zinc (DJ Set)

 

Many more names are still to be announced including the full line-up for the NME/Radio 1 Stage, Festival Republic Stage, BBC Introducing Stage and the Alternative Stage.

 

 

For more information please visit the official Leeds and Reading festival websites.

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