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Reading and Leeds Festival 2017
Updated: 01 November 2016

When: Thursday 24 August to Sunday 27 August 2017
Where: Reading’s Richfield Avenue and Leeds’ Bramham Park
Who: Announced Soon!

Reading & Leeds Festival, one of the UK's most anticipated music festivals, will return on the August 2017 Bank Holiday for another weekend packed with incredible music.

2017 is set be another brilliant year for Reading and Leeds Festival, which has become an institution amongst music fans with each year outdoing the last. Taking place over the August bank holiday weekend, this year’s event will run from 24 to 27 August, and there will be an incredible five headline acts performing over the weekend.

Reading and Leeds Festival Line-up 2017
To Be Announced.

Reading and Leeds Festival ticket types

Fans can purchase weekend tickets, for either Reading Festival or Leeds Festival, or early entry tickets, which give festival goers access to the site on Wednesday 24 August and extend the weekend’s fun. See below for available 2016 tickets.

Reading and Leeds Festival History

The festival has its roots in Reading where it was launched in 1961 as a Jazz festival under the name Reading Festival. Leeds, as an additional site, was launched in the 1990s at Temple Newsam. The festival moved to its current location of Bramham Park in 2003.

Reading and Leeds Festival is now an institution and often a right-of-passage for many music lovers. Each year, the festival compiles the best music acts for one huge end-of-season party and attracts festival goers from around the UK.

Past Reading and Leeds Festival Headline Acts

Reading and Leeds Festival impresses every year with stunning line-ups and headline acts. Check out the list of notable headliners the Reading and Leeds Festival has put on since the early 1960's.

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: The Cure, Kasabian, Foo Fighters
2013: Eminem, Alt-J, Sub Focus
2014: Arctic Monkeys, Queens Of The Stone Age, Paramore, Blink-182
2015: Metallica, Mumford & Sons and The Libertines
2016: Fall Out Boy, Biffy Clyro, Foals, Disclosure, Red Hot Chili Peppers


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