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Press Releases


26/4/19 – Even more music, comedy and late night partying comes to Reading 2019.

07/3/19 – Over 70 acts added! Dave, King Princess, Dillon Francis, Machine Gun Kelly, Roddy Ricch plus more.

31/1/19 – 50 new acts come crashing into Reading 2019 including Royal Blood, Charli XCX, You Me At Six, Lil Uzi Vert and more.

21/11/18 – Foo Fighters, Twenty One Pilots, The 1975 and Post Malone are your 2019 headliners!


29/8/18 – Thanks for the memories Reading! 200,000 festival goers flock to this year’s festival

08/8/18 – Reading Festival Weekend Tickets sold out

02/8/18 – BBC Music Introducing line up announced

25/7/18 – Saturday Day Tickets sold out and 2018 set times are now live

01/6/18 – Lizzo, Famous Dex, AJR, Wizkid, The Bronx and more added to the line up.

28/3/18 – Linkin Park’s Mike Shinoda, Rex Orange County, Maggie Rogers and comedy announced.

23/2/18 – Slaves, Don Broco, Pendulum, Travis Scott, The Vaccines and more join the line up.

13/2/18 – Kendrick Lamar, Kings of Leon, Fall Out Boy and Panic! at the Disco are your 2018 headliners.


23.08.17 – Reading Festival 2017 is sold out

19.07.17 – Transgressive late-night takeover added to Reading and Leeds 2017

06.06.17 – Alternative Stage plus more music names added to the line up

07.04.17 – Liam Gallagher and more names added to R&L 2017

06.03.17 – Reading Festival Saturday Day Tickets for 2017 are sold out

24.02.17 – Eminem is announced as your third headliner 

26.01.17 – Kasabian announced as second headline acts for Reading and Leeds 2017

01.12.16 – Muse announced as first R&L 2017 headliner plus Major Lazer, Bastille, Architects and more

Awards we’ve won

Best Festival (Rock Sound Awards 2014)
Best Festival (NME Awards 2012)
Commended (Greener Festival Award 2012)
Best Live Event Reading & Leeds Festival (Shockwaves NME Awards 2008)
Best Live Event Reading & Leeds Festival (Shockwaves NME Awards 2007)
Best Event for Reading & Leeds Festival (Shockwaves NME Awards 2006)
Best Event for Carling Reading/Leeds Festival (NME Carling Awards 2003