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 2017 are confirmed as on the bank holiday weekend, from Thursday 24th to Sunday 27th August 2017 at Bramham Park, Leeds, West Yorkshire.
The headliners are confirmed, Muse, Kasabian, and Eminem. Also confirmed are Major Lazer, Bastille, Two Door Cinema Club, Korn, Flume, Fatboy Slim, Circa Waves, Jimmy Eat World (UK Festival Exclusive), The Amity Affliction (UK Festival Exclusive), Tory Lanez, At The Drive-In, Architects, Glass Animals, Andy C, Danny Brown, Against the Current, While She Sleeps, and many more.
For all of the line-up details including full day and stage splits please see the Leeds Festival line-up page.
Weekend tickets are priced at £205. A Wednesday early entry permit is priced at £20, a campervan pass is £75, and a locker is priced at £16. Prices do not include booking fees.
Day tickets are priced at £65 for any day. Sunday day tickets are SOLD OUT.
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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