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Second wave of bands announced for Reading and Leeds

They join headliners The 1975, Post Malone, Twenty One Pilots and Foo Fighters.

A huge number of acts have been added to the Reading and Leeds Festival 2019 line-up, joining the previously announced headliners The 1975, Post Malone, Twenty One Pilots, and Foo Fighters.

The latest announcement also includes day splits for the main stage and the BBC Radio 1 Stage, the latter of which will welcome Mura Masa and Bastille at the top of the bill.


Across the main stage, the festival will see Royal Blood, The Wombats, You Me At Six, Juice Wrld, Charli XCX, and Twin Atlantic join The 1975 on the Friday in Reading and the Saturday in Leeds.

The previously announced Blossoms join co-headliners Post Malone and Twenty One Pilots on Saturday in Reading and Sunday in Leeds. New additions Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals, AJ Tracey, The Hunna, Against The Current and Alma will also take to the main stage.

Joining Foo Fighters on the Sunday in Reading and the Friday in Leeds are the newly announced A Day To Remember and Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes. The Distillers will bring their eagerly awaited return to the main stage, following performances by Lil Uzi Vert and Yungblud.

Enter Shikari will also be making four separate appearances across the weekend.


Further down the bill, Fredo, Circa Waves, Joji, The Night Cafe and Bloxx join the BBC Radio 1 Stage on the Friday in Reading and the Saturday in Leeds, joining Pale Waves and Hayley Kiyoko – with the stage headliner yet to be announced.

The previously announced Billie Eilish, Stefflon Don, and PVRIS will be joined by stage headliner Mura Masa, as well as Gunna and Slowthai on the Saturday in Reading and the Sunday in Leeds.

Bastille top the bill on the BBC Radio 1 Stage on Sunday in Reading and the Friday in Leeds, joined by the newly announced Chvrches, Lil Baby, and The Story So Far, plus the already revealed Sundara Karma and The Amazons.


The announcement includes many more acts across all genres, including Blaenavon, The Japanese House, The 1975 protégé No Rome, Not3s, Ticketmaster New For ’19 tip Octavian, and The Maine.

See the full line-up as it stands below:

Reading and Leeds

The world-famous festivals will return to Richfield Avenue, Reading and Bramham Park, Leeds next August bank holiday weekend (23-25 August 2019).

Headlining the festival’s iconic main-stage over the weekender will be Foo Fighters, Twenty One Pilots, The 1975 and Post Malone.

Following their sold-out summer shows at the London Stadium and Manchester’s Etihad Stadium, Foo Fighters will return to the UK to headline Reading and Leeds. One of the most iconic rock bands of all time, the Foos have sold over 30 million albums worldwide, and are renowned for their epic live sets.

Twenty One Pilots will be bringing their incredible live show to the festivals this summer. The headline appearance from the Grammy Award-winning duo comes hot off the heels of their hugely anticipated Bandito UK tour dates.

After their wonderful headline set on the BBC Radio 1 Stage in 2016, The 1975’s frontman Matt Healy promised fans that one day the band will headline Reading and Leeds main stage. Well, it looks like he was right. The Manchester band are currently gearing up for the release of their new album A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships.

He is simply one of the hottest names in music right now. Post Malone returns to headline Reading and Leeds after a triumphant debut on the main stage last year. Posty will be the first act since Nirvana to go from the afternoon slot to headliner with a sophomore album in consecutive years.

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