Green Day to headline Reading and Leeds as a UK festival exclusive

plus Nine Inch Nails, Skrillex, Phoenix, Knife Party, Wiley & Devlin

By Scott Williams | Published: Mon 11th Mar 2013

Green Day

Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th August 2013
Little Johns Farm, Richfield Avenue, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 8EQ, England MAP
£202.50 - SOLD OUT
Daily capacity: 90,000
Last updated: Mon 12th Aug 2013

Green Day will headline this summer's Reading & Leeds Festivals taking place over the weekend of the bank holiday weekend, from Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th August.

Green Day
Green Day
After a surprise Reading performance last year, the band return to play a full headline set headlining Friday at Reading and Saturday at Leeds. Previously announced Eminem headlines Saturday at Reading and Sunday at Leeds and Biffy Clyro close the show on Sunday at Reading and Friday at Leeds. All three of the Main Stage headliners are UK festival exclusives.

Also confirmed for the the Main Stage are Nine Inch Nails performing a 2013 UK exclusive show, Chase & Status, Editors, The Lumineers, Frank Turner returns to Reading & Leeds for the seventh consecutive year, plus UK festival exclusives appearances from White Lies, and Brand New.

Announced for the NME/Radio 1 Stage are City and Colour as a UK festival exclusive, plus Johnny Marr, A$AP Rocky, Azealia Banks, Phoenix, Bastille, Tame Impala, Disclosure, Palma Violets, Imagine Dragons, Modestep, Peace, Alex Clare, HAIM, Major Lazer, and Deap Vally.

Update: Skrillex will headline with a UK festival exclusive appearance.

This year the BBC Radio 1 Dance Stage will be taking place over three days for the first time with Magnetic Man, and Knife Party also announced as headliners.

The new BBC Radio 1Xtra Stage will be headlined by Devlin who joins the previously announced Wiley at the top of the bill.

Also confirmed are The Strypes, Swim Deep, Baauer, Mallory Knox, Temples, The 1975, The Blackout, New Found Glory, Theme Park, Tomahawk, Hadouken!, Twin Atlantic, While She Sleeps, and Iggy Azalea.

Foals, Alt-J, Deftones, Sub Focus, Jake Bugg, Bring Me The Horizon, System of a Down, and Fall Out Boy have all been announced previously. Due to unforeseen circumstances the Boy Better Know crew will be unable to attend Reading & Leeds Festivals. The festivals will feature a full line-up of over 150 acts over the weekend on six stages. For the line-up details, and stage splits, where available, please click here for Reading and here for Leeds.

Many more names are still to be announced across these stages, plus the line-ups for the Festival Republic Stage, Lock Up Stage, BBC Introducing Stage and the Alternative Stage.

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

Weekend tickets are priced at £202.50, with day tickets priced at £90.

Early entry tickets enabling festival goers to get into the site on the Wednesday are priced at £15, car park passes £5, with campervan passes priced at £60, and lockers £15.

Tickets can also be secured with a £67.50 deposit. If the 1st instalment was paid between 4th March & 31st March the 2nd payment date will be 1st May and the 3rd payment date will be 3rd June. If the 1st instalment was paid between 1st April and 30th April the 2nd payment date will be 3rd June and the 3rd payment date will be 1st July. If the 1st instalment was paid 1st May and 31st May the 2nd payment date will be 1st July and the 3rd payment date will be 1st August. The last day you can participate in the scheme will be on Friday 31 May.

Tickets are limited to a maximum of four per person and per credit card for those booking online. U16s (15 & under) must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

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.

To buy tickets, click here.




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