From punk and metal, through rock, alternative and indie to dance and nu rave, Leeds offers 80,000 music fans a chance to see hot new acts, and local bands beside big established ones, plus the odd exclusive performance.
The dates for Leeds Festival 2014 are confirmed as on the bank holiday weekend, from Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th August 2014 at Bramham Park, Leeds, West Yorkshire.
Blink 182 headline the opening night, Paramore and Queens Of The Stone Age are the double header on Saturday, and Arctic Monkeys close the festival on Sunday.
The latest additions include Simon Amstell, Rae Morris, Prides, Moko, Love Zombies, Tom Prior, The Hijacked, Carnabells, Crybabycry, Tabloids, Forever Cult, Allusondrugs, Vendettas, and GirlsOnDrugs.
Also confirmed are Courteeners, The 1975, You Me At Six, SBTRKT, Warpaint, Netsky, Annie Mac, Royal Blood, Hozier, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, A Day To Remember, Sleeping With Sirens, Vampire Weekend, Enter Shikari, Jimmy Eat World, Deaf Havana, Hacktivist, Temples, Drenge, Imagine Dragons, Foster the People, The Hives, Peace, Bombay Bicycle Club, Chvrches, Die Antwoord, Nero, and Don Broco, and Cage The Elephant, Pendulum (DJ set), Clean Bandit, Jungle, Flume, Basement, BrEaCh, Circa Waves, David Rodigan, Eagulls, Palma Violets, Band Of Skulls, Augustines, Blood Red Shoes, Crossfaith, Dry The River, Pulled Apart By Horses, Gnarwolves, Papa Roach, Young Guns, Tonight Alive, The Story So Far, The Horrors, The Kooks, Twin Atlantic, Mallory Knox, Lonely The Brave, Gerard Way, Schoolboy Q, Maverick Sabre, DZ Deathrays, La Dispute, Sigma, Indiana, Rufus, My Nu Leng, Twin Shadow, Duke Dumont, AlunaGeorge, Gesaffelstein, The Glitch Mob, Borgore, Adventure Club, Snakehips, Electric Youth, Gogol Bordello, Brody Dalle, Mongol Horde, A Wilhelm Scream, Fat White Family, Gorgon City, Jacob Plant, Klaxons, Letlive, Lower Than Atlantis, Marmozets, Neck Deep, The Neighbourhood, Wolf Alice, Andy C, Boys Noize, Ben Pearce, Bondax, Giggs, Joey Bada$$, Danny Brown, Lizzo, Vic Mensa, Architects, Issues, Pusha T and Krept & Konan, Jake Bugg, Disclosure, Metronomy, Of Mice & Men, Wilkinson, I Am Legion, and more.
Plus Bill Bailey, Kelis, Milton Jones, The Rubberbandits, Nick Helm & The Helmettes, Terry Alderton, Jack and Dean, Katherine Ryan, Mark Watson, Chris Ramsey, Matt Rees, Matt Richardson, Daniel Sloss, Tiffany Stevenson, Glen Wool, Carl Donnelly, Phil Nichol, Tom Deacon, and Jarlath Regan.
For the full details please see the Leeds Festival line-up page.
2014 weekend tickets are on sale at the price of £202.50, plus booking fees, and postage fees will apply per order.
Fans still have the opportunity to secure their tickets for 2014 at 2013 prices until 31st March only. Day tickets Friday, Saturday, Sunday £92.50 plus booking fee.
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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.
All other ticket types will be available later in the year when the general sale happens.
There will be no box office selling tickets on site at Leeds this year.
Festival Republic produces a guide to Disabled Access and Facilities for all it's festivals, which includes details of the 2-for-1 ticket scheme. Please request a booklet and application form on 020 8961 5490. For disabled attendees, the 2 for 1 scheme will open in the Spring 2014(date TBC). To be eligible for the scheme, you will need to buy your own ticket in advance. You will need your booking reference number in order to apply for a free ticket for a carer or PA. Further information including all conditions of the scheme will be on the website from Spring 2014 (date TBC) and the application form for the 2 for 1 scheme will be available then too.
No aerosols (over 250ml) or gas canisters this year. Those wanting to cook need to bring disposable BBQs, trangias or solid fuel stoves. Anyone seen with canisters or cylinders will be ejected from site.
This year only small, clean, campfires only are allowed in the campsites they must be kept below knee height and less than one pace wide. They will be monitored and extinguished if otherwise.
Organised bonfire displays will be held onsite at Yellow bubble, Red and Orange campsites.
Once again this year no flags will be allowed to be taken into the festival arena, as they obstruct the view of people behind.
Campsite will open on Thursday morning at 3am, and early bird permit holders have access from 2pm Wednesday. On site facilities include: Bars, Cash Points, First Aid & Paramedics, Food & Non Food Stalls, Information.
As with previous years organisers Festival Republic are keen to encourage festival goers to respect the local residents and the environment, and to encourage everyone to leave their cars at home.
More information will be here when available.
Below is the eFestivals' video of Leeds festival 2008.
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