Reading Festival 2008 line-up and rumours

Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th August 2008
Little Johns Farm, Richfield Avenue, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 8EQ, England MAP
SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 55000
last updated: Wed 13th Aug 2008

(C)=officially confirmed, (TBC)=to be confirmed, (SR)=strong rumour, (R)=rumour

Sun 24th, Alternative stage(C) Adam Bloom
Sun 24th, Radio 1/nme Stage(C) Adam Green
Sat 23rd, Alternative stage(C) Adam Hills
Sun 24th, Alternative stage(C) Al Pitcher
Sun 24th, Main Stage(C) Alexisonfire
Sun 24th, Alternative stage(C) Alistair Barrie
Sat 23rd, Lock-Up Stage(C) Alkaline Trio
Sat 23rd, Festival Republic Stage(C) All Time Low
Fri 22nd, Main Stage(C) Anti-flag
Fri 22nd, Lock-Up Stage(C) Anti-flag
Sat 23rd, Alternative stage(C) Arnab Chanda
day TBC, BBC Introducing Stage(C) Attack! Attack!
Sun 24th, Main Stage(C) Avenged Sevenfold
Fri 22nd, Radio 1/nme Stage(C) Babyshambles
Fri 22nd, Alternative stage(C) Barry Castagnola
Fri 22nd, Radio 1/nme Stage(C) Be Your Own Pet
Sun 24th, Alternative stage(C) Beans on Toast
Fri 22nd, Main Stage(C) Biffy Clyro
Fri 22nd, Festival Republic Stage(C) Black Acid
Fri 22nd, Festival Republic Stage(C) Black Kids
day TBC, Festival Republic Stage(C) Black Tide
Fri 22nd, Lock-Up Stage(C) Blackhole
Sat 23rd, Main Stage(C) Bloc Party
Fri 22nd, Radio 1/nme Stage(C) Blood Red Shoes
Sat 23rd, Radio 1/nme Stage(C) Bombay Bicycle Club
Sat 23rd, Alternative stage(C) Brendon Burns
Sun 24th, Main Stage(C) Bring Me The Horizon
Sat 23rd, Main Stage(C) British Sea Power
Sat 23rd, Radio 1/nme Stage(C) Bullet For My Valentine
Fri 22nd, Alternative stage(C) Byron Vincent
Fri 22nd, Festival Republic Stage(C) Cage The Elephant
Sun 24th, Radio 1/nme Stage(C) Cajun Dance Party
Sat 23rd, Lock-Up Stage(C) Cancer Bats
Sat 23rd, Alternative stage(C) Chris Hicks
Sun 24th, Alternative stage(C) Christian Reilly
Sun 24th, Dance Stage(C) Chromeo
Sat 23rd, Alternative stage(C) Cole Parker
day TBC, Festival Republic Stage(C) Collapsing Cities
Sun 24th, Radio 1/nme Stage(C) Conor Oberst
Sun 24th, Dance Stage(C) Crystal Castles
Sun 24th, Dance Stage(C) CSS
Fri 22nd, Festival Republic Stage(C) Dan le Sac vs Scroobius Pip
day TBC, BBC Introducing Stage(C) Darlings of the Splitscreen
Sun 24th, Dance Stage(C) Digitalism
Sat 23rd, Main Stage(C) Dirty Pretty Things
Fri 22nd, Main Stage(C) Dizzee Rascal
Fri 22nd, Festival Republic Stage(C) Does It Offend You, Yeah?
Sun 24th, Alternative stage(C) Doktor Cococola Mcdonalds
Sun 24th, Main Stage(C) Dropkick Murphys
Sat 23rd, Main Stage(C) Editors
Sat 23rd, Festival Republic Stage(C) Elliot Minor
day TBC, Festival Republic Stage(C) Emmy the Great
day TBC, Festival Republic Stage(C) Esser
day TBC, BBC Introducing Stage(C) Eureka Machines
day TBC, BBC Introducing Stage(C) Fangs
Sun 24th, Main Stage(C) Feeder
day TBC, BBC Introducing Stage(C) FF'ers
day TBC, Festival Republic Stage(C) Fight Like Apes
day TBC, Festival Republic Stage(C) Fighting With Wire
day TBC, BBC Introducing Stage(C) Flashguns
Sat 23rd, Lock-Up Stage(C) Flogging Molly
day TBC, Festival Republic Stage(C) Florence + The Machine
Sat 23rd, Radio 1/nme Stage(C) Foals
day TBC, BBC Introducing Stage(C) Fox Cubs
Fri 22nd, Lock-Up Stage(C) Frank Turner
day TBC, Festival Republic Stage(C) Friendly Fires
Sat 23rd, Lock-Up Stage(C) Fucked Up
Fri 22nd, Radio 1/nme Stage(C) Future Of The Left
Sat 23rd, Lock-Up Stage(C) Gallows
day TBC, BBC Introducing Stage(C) General Fiasco
Sat 23rd, Alternative stage(C) George Pringle
Fri 22nd, Main Stage(C) Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly
Sun 24th, Festival Republic Stage(C) Glasvegas
Fri 22nd, Lock-Up Stage(C) Goldfinger
Fri 22nd, Lock-Up Stage(C) H20
Sun 24th, Radio 1/nme Stage(C) Hadouken!
Sun 24th, Alternative stage(C) Henry Rollins
Fri 22nd, Lock-Up Stage(C) Hexes
Sat 23rd, Lock-Up Stage(C) Hi Fi Handgrenades
Sun 24th, Dance Stage(C) Holy Fuck
Sat 23rd, Alternative stage(C) Hugh Lennon
day TBC, BBC Introducing Stage(C) Hungry Ghosts
day TBC, BBC Introducing Stage(C) I Concur
Fri 22nd, Alternative stage(C) Ian Moore
day TBC, Festival Republic Stage(C) Ida Maria
day TBC, Festival Republic Stage(C) In Case Of Fire
day TBC, BBC Introducing Stage(C) Ipso Facto
Fri 22nd, Radio 1/nme Stage(C) Jack Penate
Fri 22nd, Alternative stage(C) Jarred Christmas
Sat 23rd, Alternative stage(C) Jason Rouse
Sat 23rd, Alternative stage(C) Jeffrey Lewis & The Junkyard
Sat 23rd, Radio 1/nme Stage(C) Joe Lean and the Jing Jang Jong
Fri 22nd, Alternative stage(C) John Cooper Clarke
day TBC, Festival Republic Stage(C) Johnny Foreigner
day TBC, Festival Republic Stage(C) Jubilee
Sat 23rd, Radio 1/nme Stage(C) Justice
day TBC, BBC Introducing Stage(C) Kid iD
Sat 23rd, Radio 1/nme Stage(C) Kids in Glass Houses
Fri 22nd, Festival Republic Stage(C) Late Of The Pier
Fri 22nd, Alternative stage(C) Laura Dockrill (Dockers MC)
Fri 22nd, Lock-Up Stage(C) Less Than Jake
Sun 24th, Dance Stage(C) Lethal B
Sun 24th, Radio 1/nme Stage(C) Lightspeed Champion
day TBC, BBC Introducing Stage(C) Loqui
day TBC, Festival Republic Stage(C) Los Campesinos!
day TBC, Festival Republic Stage(C) Louis XIV
day TBC, Festival Republic Stage(C) Lovvers
Sat 23rd, Alternative stage(C) Lucha Britannia
Fri 22nd, Radio 1/nme Stage(C) Make Model
Sat 23rd, Radio 1/nme Stage(C) Manic Street Preachers
Sun 24th, Main Stage(C) Metallica
Fri 22nd, Radio 1/nme Stage(C) MGMT
Sun 24th, Main Stage(C) Mindless Self Indulgence
Sat 23rd, Lock-Up Stage(C) MxPx
Sat 23rd, Radio 1/nme Stage(C) Mystery Jets
day TBC, Festival Republic Stage(C) Natty
Fri 22nd, Radio 1/nme Stage(C) One Night Only
day TBC, BBC Introducing Stage(C) Our Fold
day TBC, BBC Introducing Stage(C) Out From Animals
Sun 24th, Radio 1/nme Stage(C) Pendulum
Fri 22nd, Lock-Up Stage(C) Pennywise
Fri 22nd, Radio 1/nme Stage(C) Pete And The Pirates
Sat 23rd, Alternative stage(C) Pete Johansson
Fri 22nd, Alternative stage(C) Phill Jupitus
Sun 24th, Main Stage(C) Plain White T's
day TBC, BBC Introducing Stage(C) Pulled Apart By Horses
Fri 22nd, Main Stage(C) Queens of the Stone Age
Fri 22nd, Main Stage(C) Rage Against The Machine
Sat 23rd, Lock-Up Stage(C) Random Hand
day TBC, BBC Introducing Stage(C) Razmataz Lorry Excitement
day TBC, Festival Republic Stage(C) Red Light Company
Fri 22nd, Alternative stage(C) Rob Rouse
Sat 23rd, Alternative stage(C) Robin Ince
Sun 24th, Dance Stage(C) Robots In Disguise
Sat 23rd, Alternative stage(C) Ross Sutherland
Fri 22nd, Alternative stage(C) Rufus Hound
Sat 23rd, Radio 1/nme Stage(C) Santigold
Sun 24th, Alternative stage(C) Seann Walsh
Sat 23rd, Radio 1/nme Stage(C) Seasick Steve
day TBC, Festival Republic Stage(C) Sergeant
Fri 22nd, Main Stage(C) Serj Tankian
Sat 23rd, Lock-Up Stage(C) Set Your Goals
Sun 24th, Dance Stage(C) Simian Mobile Disco
day TBC, BBC Introducing Stage(C) Situationists
day TBC, BBC Introducing Stage(C) Skeletons
Fri 22nd, Alternative stage(C) Smash N' Grab
Fri 22nd, Alternative stage(C) Stephen Lynch
Sat 23rd, Alternative stage(C) Steve Gribbin
Fri 22nd, Alternative stage(C) Steve Weiner
Fri 22nd, Main Stage(C) Taking Back Sunday
Sun 24th, Main Stage(C) Tenacious D
day TBC, BBC Introducing Stage(C) That Fucking Tank
Sat 23rd, Festival Republic Stage(C) The Audition
Sat 23rd, Main Stage(C) The Automatic
Sat 23rd, Main Stage(C) The Blackout
Fri 22nd, Lock-Up Stage(C) The Briggs
day TBC, BBC Introducing Stage(C) The Cherry Cobb Cartel
Sun 24th, Radio 1/nme Stage(C) The Cribs
Sun 24th, Dance Stage(C) The Death Set
Fri 22nd, Radio 1/nme Stage(C) The Duke Spirit
Fri 22nd, Main Stage(C) The Enemy
Fri 22nd, Main Stage(C) The Fratellis
Sat 23rd, Lock-Up Stage(C) The Gaslight Anthem
day TBC, BBC Introducing Stage(C) The Humour
Sat 23rd, Main Stage(C) The Killers
Sun 24th, Festival Republic Stage(C) The Kills
Sat 23rd, Lock-Up Stage(C) The King Blues
day TBC, BBC Introducing Stage(C) The Last People On Earth
Sun 24th, Radio 1/nme Stage(C) The Last Shadow Puppets
Fri 22nd, Lock-Up Stage(C) The Loved Ones
day TBC, BBC Introducing Stage(C) The Maybes?
Sun 24th, Radio 1/nme Stage(C) The Metros
Sun 24th, Radio 1/nme Stage(C) The Music
day TBC, BBC Introducing Stage(C) The New York Fund
Sat 23rd, Main Stage(C) The Raconteurs
day TBC, Festival Republic Stage(C) The Rascals
Sat 23rd, Alternative stage(C) The Reverend Obidiah Steppenwolf
Sun 24th, Dance Stage(C) The Shoes
Sat 23rd, Main Stage(C) The Subways
day TBC, Festival Republic Stage(C) The Teenagers
Sat 23rd, Radio 1/nme Stage(C) The Ting Tings
Fri 22nd, Lock-Up Stage(C) The Unseen
Sun 24th, Dance Stage(C) The Whip
Fri 22nd, Radio 1/nme Stage(C) The Wombats
day TBC, Festival Republic Stage(C) These New Puritans
day TBC, BBC Introducing Stage(C) Thomas Tantrum
Sat 23rd, Lock-Up Stage(C) Thrice
Fri 22nd, Lock-Up Stage(C) Tiger Army
day TBC, BBC Introducing Stage(C) Tiger Shadow
Fri 22nd, Alternative stage(C) Tim Clare
Fri 22nd, Alternative stage(C) Trevor Lock
day TBC, BBC Introducing Stage(C) Tripwires
day TBC, Festival Republic Stage(C) Twisted Wheel
Fri 22nd, Radio 1/nme Stage(C) Vampire Weekend
Sat 23rd, Main Stage(C) We Are Scientists
day TBC, Festival Republic Stage(C) White Lies
day TBC, Festival Republic Stage(C) Wild Beasts
Sun 24th, Festival Republic Stage(C) Wiley
day TBC, Festival Republic Stage(C) XX Teens
Sun 24th, Radio 1/nme Stage(C) Yeasayer
Sun 24th, Alternative stage(C) Yianni
day TBC, Festival Republic Stage(C) You Me At Six



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