BBC Introducing line-up announced for Reading and Leeds

Kasms, Soft Toy Emergency, Everything Everything, Lovvers, and more

published: Thu 30th Jul 2009

Kasms

Friday 28th to Sunday 30th August 2009
Little Johns Farm, Richfield Avenue, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 8EQ, England MAP
£175 for a weekend ticket, £70 a day ticket - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 55000
last updated: Tue 18th Aug 2009

The line-up for the BBC Introducing stage at this year's Reading & Leeds Festivals has been confirmed.

Kasms
The bands performing at both sites on the BBC Introducing Stage include Kasms, Soft Toy Emergency, Everything Everything, Lovvers, The Old Romantic Killer Band, Our Fold, and Come on Gang!.

Also announced for the twin festivals are To The Bones, Ellen and the Escapades, Frontiers, British Intelligence, Screaming Lights, Kutosis, The Ruling Class, What Makes You Beautiful, and Goldheart Assembly.

The acts announced for the BBC Introducing line-up are completed by Minnaars, Bear Driver, Sixty Watt Bayonets, The Teeth, A Plastic Rose, Horse Guards Parade, Surprise...Fire, Punch & The Apostles, The NEAT, Boney Black, The Living Daylights, Wonderswan, Chickenhawk, Milk White White Teeth, and Kinch.

The bands that play the BBC Introducing stage are chosen through a combination of the BBC's countrywide Introducing shows, Leeds promoters Futuresound and promoters Festival Republic. Following a massively successful debut last year, the BBC Introducing Stage is the place to see the potential headliners of tomorrow.

The festivals have headliners of Kings Of Leon (Reading Friday/Leeds Sunday), Arctic Monkeys (Reading Saturday/Leeds Friday), and Radiohead (Reading Sunday/Leeds Saturday), with other acts including Kaiser Chiefs, Placebo, The Prodigy, Maximo Park, Ian Brown, Bloc Party, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Vampire Weekend, Gossip, Glasvegas, and many more.

For the Reading line-up details click here.
For the Leeds line-up details click here.

The festival will feature a full line-up of over 150 acts over the bank holiday weekend accros six stages from Friday 28th to Sunday 30th August.

Reading Festival takes place at Little Johns Farm, Richfield Avenue, Reading, Berkshire, and Leeds Festival takes place at Bramham Park, Leeds, West Yorkshire.

Festival tickets have now completely sold out. An extra 3,500 tickets to this year's Reading Festival are now available only to residents of the Borough of Reading (one per resident) until Friday 31st July (midnight). This includes all residents with RG1 postcodes. Reading Borough Council residents within RG2, RG4, RG6, RG30 and RG31 are also eligible - all applications from these postcode areas will be checked that they fall within Reading Borough Council's boundary. Residents of Mapledurham Village are also eligible for tickets, any left over will go on general sale on Saturday 1st August.

Those festival goers who are eligible must register via email before Friday 31st July in order to be emailed the ticket link. Registration must include name, address and how festival goers are planning to travel to the festival. Those who apply and are eligible will be sent the link from Monday 3rd August to buy one ticket.

Friday 28th to Sunday 30th August 2009
Little Johns Farm, Richfield Avenue, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 8EQ, England MAP
£175 for a weekend ticket, £70 a day ticket - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 55000
last updated: Tue 18th Aug 2009


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