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Reading and Leeds Line-ups Announced Today!

Published: Tue March 31, 2009  News Feed

Kings Of Leon, Radiohead and Arctic Monkeys have been confirmed for Reading And Leeds Festivals.

Reading and Leeds 2009 - lineup

[from NME.com] Radiohead, Kings Of Leon and Arctic Monkeys will headline the 2009 Reading And Leeds Festivals, NME.COM can exclusively reveal.

The festival, which takes place between August 28-30, will also see Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Bloc Party, Vampire Weekend, Kaiser Chiefs and Glasvegas joining the line-up in this first announcement. Full the full line-up so far see below.

Tickets for this year's festival have gone on sale as the bill was announced.

Meanwhile get this week's issue of NME, on newsstands nationwide from Wednesday (April 1), for exclusive interviews with the headliners, plus the latest from festival chief Melvin Benn on the radical new plans for the 2009 festival.

The Reading And Leeds Festivals will feature the following bands:

Reading Friday (Aug 28)/ Leeds Sunday (30)

Main Stage:
Kings Of Leon (artist page / gear guide)
Kaiser Chiefs
Placebo
Fall Out Boy
Funeral For A Friend
Deftones

Reading Saturday(29)/ Leeds Friday (28)

Main Stage:
Arctic Monkeys  (artist page / gear guide)
The Prodigy
Maximo Park
Ian Brown
Courteeners 

Reading Sunday (30)/ Leeds Saturday (29)

Main Stage:
Radiohead  (artist page / gear guide)
Bloc Party (artist page / gear guide)
Yeah Yeah Yeahs (artist page / gear guide)
Vampire Weekend
Brand New

Acts have also been announced for the NME/ Radio 1 Stage, with and Glasvegas set to co-headline. The line-up for the second stage so far is:

Reading Saturday(29)/ Leeds Friday (28)

The Gossip
Glasvegas (artist page / gear guide)

Plus following acts will be playing the stage throughout the weekend:

AFI
Friendly Fires
Florence and the Machine
Gallows
Jamie T
The Gaslight Anthem
White Lies

More names will be announced next week, including a very special headline performance on the NME/ Radio One Stage.

 
 
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