Tickets for Leeds Festival 2013!
Last updated: 11th December 2012
When: 21st - 23rd August 2013
Where: Reading & Leeds
Who: Eminem + more t.b.a.
The Leeds Festival returns for the 2013 August bank holiday weekend with what will be another unbelievably busy line up that will see the greats rubbing shoulders with up-and-coming acts.
Every year big headline acts and a never-ending list of hot acts across all genres play the gigantic Leeds Festival and its twin-site in Reading (Reading Festival tickets here).
Eminem has been confirmed as one of the headline acts for Leeds Festival 2013 with Alt-J, Sub Focus, Boy Better Know ft. Wiley, Jme & Skepta and Deftones further down on the bill. Many more acts and will be announced by the Leeds Festival promoters over the coiming weeks and months.
Every year the Leeds Festival and its twin-site in Reading impress with the best and biggest festival lineups with the current top acts and music icons to up-and-coming bands to watch out for. The 2013 line up is still being put together but you can already secure your Leeds Festival tickets 2013!
Leeds Festival Location
Every year, Leeds Festival is held at Bramham Park, West Yorkshire. Leeds Festival Transport The festival is well served by various transport links. It’s close to the A1, M1 or A1 (M) whether you are travelling from the South, North, East or West. The venue is well served by taxis and buses and a regular shuttle bus takes festival goers from just outside the Leeds City train station (other stops include the Bus Station).
Leeds Festival History
Leeds Festival forms part of the Leeds and Reading Festival which takes place at Bramham Park, Leeds. The origins of the festivals’ roots came from Reading Festival which began life as a jazz festival and was founded by Harold Pendleton in 1961.
The original location for the Leeds Festival was at Temple Newsam, Leeds in 1999, but was moved to the Bramham Park in 2003.
Below is a list of notable headline acts since 1961:
1963: The Rolling Stones, Long John Baldry, Muddy Waters
1969: Pink Floyd, The Who, The Nice
1994: Cypress Hill, Primal Scream, Red Hot Chili Peppers
1995: Smashing Pumpkins, Björk, Neil Young
1996: The Prodigy, Black Grape, The Stone Roses
1997: Suede, Manic Street Preachers, Metallica
1998: Jimmy Page & Robert Plant, Beastie Boys, Garbage
1999: The Charlatans, Blur, Red Hot Chili Peppers
2000: Oasis, Pulp, Stereophonics
2001: Travis, Manic Street Preachers, Eminem
2002: The Strokes, Foo Fighters, Guns N' Roses (Leeds only), The Prodigy
2003: Linkin Park, Blur, Metallica
2004: The Darkness, The White Stripes, Green Day
2005: Pixies, Foo Fighters, Iron Maiden
2006: Franz Ferdinand, Muse, Pearl Jam
2007: Razorlight, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Smashing Pumpkins
2008: Rage Against The Machine, The Killers, Metallica
2009: Kings of Leon, Arctic Monkeys, Radiohead
2010: Guns N' Roses, Arcade Fire, Blink-182
2011: My Chemical Romance, The Strokes, Pulp, Muse
2012: Kasabian, The Foo Fighters, The Cure
Leeds Festival 2013 Lineup
Boy Better Know ft. Wiley
Jme & Skepta
+ More t.b.a.
(Line up subject to change)
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