Reading & Leeds Festival
Reading and Leeds Festival 2014 tickets
Updated: 12 March 2014
When: 22 - 24 August 2014
Where: Leeds and Reading
Who: Blink-182 and Arctic Monkeys to headline with co-headliners Queens Of The Stone Age and Paramore
Reading and Leeds Festivals is one of the UK's biggest music festivals and has become an institution amongst music fans. The gigantic end-of-season festival, with two sites at Reading’s Richfield Avenue and Leeds’ Bramham Park, will take place over the August bank holiday weekend on 22 -24 August.
This year the festival will be headlined by Arctic Monkeys and Blink-182 while Queens Of The Stone Age and Paramore will team up for a co-headline spot.
Reading and Leeds Festival Line-up 2014
Blink-182, Arctic Monkeys, Queens of the Stone Age, Paramore, Vampire Weekend, Enter Shikari, Jimmy Eat World, Deaf Havana, Hacktivist, Jake Bugg, Imagine Dragons, Foster The People, The Hives, Peace, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, You Me At Six, A Day To Remember, Sleeping With Sirens
NME / BBC Radio 1 Sage
Courtneers, Bombay Bicycle Club, Disclosure (live), SBTRKT, Chvrches, The 1975, Warpaint, Die Antwood, Metronomy, Warpaint, Die Antwood, Temples, Don Broco, Clean Bandit, Drenge, Cage The Elephant, Jungle, plus special guest Nero Live
BBC Radio 1 Dance Stage
Netsky Live!, Pendulum DJ Set, Flume
Plus more great acts
Reading and Leeds Festival History
The festival has its roots in Reading where it was launched in 1961 as as a Jazz festival under the name Reading Festival.
Leeds as additional site was launched in 1990s at Temple Newsam but moved to its current location in Bramham Park in 2003.
Past Reading and Leeds Festival Headline Acts
The Reading and Leeds Festival impresses every year with stunning lineups 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
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