full BBC Introducing line-up announced for Reading & Leeds

plus Dance To The Radio acts for Leeds

published: Wed 27th Jul 2011

around the festival site (Friday)

Friday 26th to Sunday 28th August 2011
Little Johns Farm, Richfield Avenue, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 8EQ, England MAP
£192.50 for a weekend ticket - SOLD OUT, £82.50 - Friday or Saturday
daily capacity: 90000
last updated: Thu 25th Aug 2011

The full line-up for the BBC Introducing Stage at this year's Reading and Leeds festivals has been announced.

around the festival site (Friday)
This stage, now in it's fourth year at both sites, will showcase new talent including A Genuine Freakshow, Anguish Sandwich, Arthur Rigby and the Baskervylles, Black Diamond Bay, The Bronze Medal, Castrovalva, Circles, Clock Opera, Courage Have Courage , Cuba Cuba, Daughter, Discopolis, and Don Broco.

Also announced are Funeral Suits, Ham SandwicH, Heart-Ships, The Kill Van Kulls, Kirk Spencer, The Mexanines, Milk Maid, The Minutes, The Original Rude Boys, Rae Morris, and Rainy Boy Sleep .

Concluding the full line-up are Save your Breath, The Simon Pollard Band, Spector, These Furrows, This Boy Wonders, Tomahawks For Targets, and The Winchell Riots.

The bands were chosen through a combination of the BBC's countrywide Introducing shows, Leeds promoters Futuresound and festival promoters Festival Republic. Several bands have gained their place at the festival through winning competitions.

Also, the Leeds site will see the return of the Leeds-based record label Dance To The Radio, who will be hosting the 'Welcome To Leeds' party on Thursday 25th August with a line-up that includes Young Knives, Dog Is Dead, We Are Losers, Runaround Kids, and Blacklisters.

These latest additions join a line-up that includes headliners My Chemical Romance, The Strokes, and Pulp. Also confirmed are Thirty Seconds To Mars, The Offspring, Deftones, Rise Against, Bring Me The Horizon, New Found Glory, The National, Jimmy Eat World, Madness, Two Door Cinema Club, Seasick Steve, The Pigeon Detectives, The Joy Formidable, Elbow, Interpol, Friendly Fires, Enter Shikari, The View, Frank Turner, Taking Back Sunday, Beady Eye, White Lies, Noah and the Whale, The Vaccines, Metronomy, Patrick Wolf, The Naked & Famous, Jane's Addiction, Crystal Castles, Bombay Bicycle Club, Everything Everything, The Kills, 2manydjs, The Streets, Death From Above 1979, Panic At The Disco, Warpaint, Chapel Club, The Horrors, The Midnight Beast, and Peter Doherty, Mark Thomas, Tim Minchin, Henry Rollins, Lee Nelson, and more.

The festivals will feature a full line-up of over 150 acts over the weekend on six stages. For the line-up details, stage splits, and rumours where available, please click here for Reading and here for Leeds.

Acts are still to be announced including the full line-up for the BBC Introducing Stage.

The twin festivals take place on the bank holiday weekend, from Friday 26th to Sunday 28th August. Reading Festival takes place at Little Johns Farm, Richfield Avenue, Reading, Berkshire, and Leeds Festival takes place at Bramham Park, Leeds, West Yorkshire.

A weekend ticket is priced at £192.50 and have sold out at most outlets, day tickets are priced at £82.50, Sunday at Reading has sold out. An early entry (Thursday) ticket is priced at £15, lockers are priced at £15, and a campervan pass is priced at £40. Over 18's wristband will be optional, but allow those that look young to not have to carry ID around all the time.

To buy tickets for Reading from Seetickets - click here.

To buy tickets for Reading Weekend tickets from Ticketline - click here.

To buy tickets from for Reading from Ticketmaster - click here.

To buy tickets for Leeds from Seetickets - click here.

To buy tickets for Leeds from Ticketline - click here.

To buy tickets for Leeds from Gigantic - click here.

To buy tickets for Leeds from Ticketmaster - click here.

Coach travel with combined festival tickets can also be purchased. To buy coach tickets for Reading, or Leeds, click here
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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.

Friday 26th to Sunday 28th August 2011
Little Johns Farm, Richfield Avenue, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 8EQ, England MAP
£192.50 for a weekend ticket - SOLD OUT, £82.50 - Friday or Saturday
daily capacity: 90000
last updated: Thu 25th Aug 2011


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