Rock, alternative, indie, punk, metal, with big names, breaking acts, and exclusive performances Reading Festival has it all.
The dates for the 90,000 capacity Reading Festival are confirmed as on the bank holiday weekend, from Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th August 2014 at Little Johns Farm, Richfield Avenue, Reading, Berkshire.
Queens of the Stone Age, and Paramore top the bill on Friday, Arctic Monkeys headline Saturday, and Blink 182 close the show 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, 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, 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 Reading Festival line-ups page.
Weekend tickets were priced at £205. Day tickets Friday, Saturday, Sunday have sold out and were priced at £92.50 plus booking fee.
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 very small children.
Note: Tickets will not be on sale at the gate. There will be no box office of any kind. All tickets will be sent out to customers. Overseas customers will need to pick up tickets from The Hexagon.
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 (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.
Conditions for camping
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. The caravan and campervan ticket holders in white campervan field only will be permitted to bring in gas containers up to the limit of 3kg.
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. A new policy started last year is expected to be reintroduced this year whch means that ALL campfires will be extinguished after 8pm on Sunday. There will be a firewood trader onsite to buy clean wood for your small campfires - clean firewood will be on sale until 6pm Sunday evening.
Once again this year no flags will be allowed to be taken into the festival arena, as they obstruct the view of people behind.
There will be an on site supermarket can be found near the arena entrance in the Village. It will sell convenience foods, snacks, pies/pasties, chilled drinks, fresh daily bread and milk, newspapers, beer/lager/cider, toiletries, pharmacy, general grocery, fresh sliced meats, bacon, sausage, butter and cheeses, deli counter, and cigarettes. The supermarket will offer a card payment facility (minimum purchase £5) with cashback. Other on site facilities include: Bars, Cash Points, First Aid & Paramedics, Food & Non Food Stalls, Information.
More information will be here when available.
latest on this festival
video of the day
Reading on Saturday, Leeds on Sunday
line-ups & rumours
video of the day