N.Y. rapper Azealia Banks may be forced to cancel her appearance at this month's Reading & Leeds Festivals happening over the bank holiday weekend, from Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th August after coming down with a severe throat infection.
The 'Yung Rapunxel' singer has been forced to pull out of America's Lollapalooza, Canada's Osheaga, Norway's Oya Festival, Finland's Flow Festival, and Sweden's Way Out West "due to a severe throat infection" and it looks like she may cancel all her August performances.
Last year, Banks cancelled a handful of U.K. and European summer dates, including shows at Lovebox, Rock Ness, Park Life and Rough Beats. eFestivals will update this page once we get the official lowdown from festival organisers on Banks' appearances over the bank holiday.
Weekend tickets for Leeds are priced at £202.50 including camping, day tickets (where available) are priced at £90.00. Early entry permits are priced at £15.00, with campervan permits priced at £60, and lockers £16. Reading car parking is priced at £5.
Weekend tickets for Reading are only available with additional coach travel priced from £43 to £55 with departures from Brighton, Bristol, Cardiff, Northampton, Norwich, or Portsmouth. Reading day tickets for Sunday only are still available priced at £90.
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Children under 13 (12 and under) are admitted free but MUST be accompanied by a ticket holding adult. Please note there is no separate children's area at this event, and eFestivals considers this an event not really suitable for small children.
The festival line-up includes UK festival exclusive headliners Green Day, Eminem, and Biffy Clyro, plus UK festival exclusive performances from Fall Out Boy, System Of A Down and Deftones, as well as Skrillex, Major Lazer, Azealia Banks, Flux Pavillion, Redlight, Night Works, Foals, Jake Bugg, Bring Me The Horizon, System of a Down, Fall Out Boy, Alt-J, Deftones, Skrillex, Nine Inch Nails, Phoenix, Knife Party, Frank Turner, A$AP Rocky, The Strypes, Alex Clare, Disclosure, The Lumineers, Swim Deep, Azealia Banks, Editors, Johnny Marr, Magnetic Man, Baauer, Major Lazer, Tame Impala, Bastille, Mallory Knox, Temples, Modestep, The 1975, The Blackout, New Found Glory, Theme Park, Brand New, Tomahawk, Hadouken!, Palma Violets, Twin Atlantic, Chase & Status, Haim, Peace, Deap Vally, Sub Focus, and more.There are still around more acts to be confirmed as well the line-up for the BBC Introducing Stage.
Reading Festival takes place at Little Johns Farm, Richfield Avenue, Reading, Berkshire, and Leeds Festival takes place at Bramham Park, Leeds, West Yorkshire. For the line-up details, and stage splits, where available, please click here for Reading, and click here for Leeds.
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