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 2016 are confirmed as on the bank holiday weekend, from Friday 26th to Sunday 28th August 2016 at Bramham Park, Leeds, West Yorkshire.
There will be five headliners across three days with Foals, and Disclosure co-headlining, so will Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Biffy Clyro and Fall Out Boy. They top a bill including Jack Ü, Imagine Dragons, Two Door Cinema Club, Fetty Wap , Parkway Drive, The Internet, Crystal Castles, Nothing But Thieves, Oliver Heldens, Hannah Wants, Kurupt FM Presents: Champagne Steam Room with Cassetteboy v DJ Rubbish, Eagles of Death Metal, The 1975, Courteeners, Twenty One Pilots, Boy Better Know, DJ Ez, Slaves, Crossfaith, Hinds, RatBoy, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, Sleeping With Sirens, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Asking Alexandria, Trash Boat, Fearless Vampire Killers, Creeper, Citizen, Wakrat, Dead!, Chvrches, Die Antwoord, Maximo Park, The Neighbourhood, Lower Than Atlantis, Mura Masa, AlunaGeorge, Giggs, Philip George, FVK, Lady Leshurr, Banners, Citizen, Jack Garratt, Sigma, Krept & Konan, Duke Dumont, Netsky, Travi$ Scott, Blossoms, Section Boyz, Skindred, Anderson .Paak, Disciples, My Nu Leng b2b Oneman + Dread MC, Riton, Kvelertak, Inheaven, Tuff Love, Sundara Karma, Semtex, Birdy Nam Nam, The Vaccines, A$AP Rocky, Wiley, G-Eazy, Five Finger Death Punch, The Wombats, Savages, Cage The Elephant, Half Moon Run, David Rodigan, JAUZ, Raleigh Ritchie, MistaJam, Yungen, Highly Suspect, The King Blues, Nas, Frank Turner, Kano, Good Charlotte, Mastodon, Coheed & Cambria, Tonight Alive, Spring King, Sunset Sons, Haelos, Black Foxxes, The Temper Trap, Brian Fallon & The Crowes, Borns, Eagulls, Clean Cut Kid, Pulled Apart By Horses, Ezra Furman, Vant, The Magic Gang, Blaenavon, The Hunna, LANY, Bill Bailey, Russell Howard, Marcus Brigstocke, and more.
For the line-up details, day and stage splits, as available see the Leeds Festival line-ups page.
Weekend tickets are priced at £205. The Wednesday early entry permit has sold out and was priced at £20, a campervan pass is £75, and a locker is priced at £16, and a car park pass is for Reading is priced at £10. Prices do not include booking fees. Day tickets are priced at £59.50.
The instalment plan is back for 2016 offering the chance to secure a Leeds Festival ticket for £58, with the balance of the ticket paid off over the next three months.
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.
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 2015. 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 2016 and the application form for the 2 for 1 scheme will be available then too.
No aerosols (over 250ml) or gas canisters. 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.
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