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The Cure, Kasabian and Foo Fighters to headline Reading & Leeds Festival

Written by Richard Franks. Posted in News, News

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Published on March 12, 2012

The Cure, Kasabian and Foo Fighters have this evening been announced as the headliners for this year’s Reading & Leeds Festival.
The Cure are set to open Reading on Friday and play Leeds on Saturday; Kasabian will play Reading on Saturday and close Leeds on Sunday and Foo Fighters will close Reading on Sunday and play Leeds on Friday.
Paramore, Florence and the Machine and The Black Keys will be subbing the three headliners respectively.
Other bands announced today include Kaiser Chiefs, At The Drive-In, Two Door Cinema Club, The Maccabees, Justice, The Cribs, Bombay Bicycle Club, Metronomy, The Vaccines, Mystery Jets, Enter Shikari and more.
See below for the full lineup:
Reading, Friday August 24; Leeds, Saturday August 25:
Main Stage:
The Cure
Paramore
Bombay Bicycle Club
You Me At Six
Crystal Castles
Angels And Airwaves
Coheed And Cambria
Cancer Bats
Deaf Havana
NME/Radio One Stage:
The Maccabees
Foster The People
The Courteeners
Reading, Saturday August 25; Leeds, Sunday August 26
Main Stage:
Kasabian
Florence And The Machine
The Vaccines
Enter Shikari
The Shins
Odd Future
Mystery Jets
Blood Red Shoes
NME/Radio One Stage:
At The Drive In
The Cribs
Billy Talent
Miike Snow
Dance Tent
Metronomy
Katy B
Azealia Banks
Jaguar Skills
Reading, Sunday August 26; Leeds, Friday August 24
Main Stage:
Foo Fighters
The Black Keys
Kaiser Chiefs
Bullet For My Valentine
All Time Low
The Gaslight Anthem
Eagles Of Death Metal
Band Of Skulls
Pulled Apart By Horses
NME/Radio One Stage:
Justice
Two Door Cinema Club
The Horrors
SBTRKT
The dual event, which will take place on the Bank Holiday Weekend of August 24-26, has just gone on sale (7.15pm) with weekend tickets priced at £197.50 plus fees.
Last year’s headliners were My Chemical Romance, The Strokes, Pulp and Muse, with other acts playing including Elbow, Madness, Beady Eye, Thirty Seconds To Mars, Interpol and The Streets.
Reading Festival takes place at Little John’s Farm, while Leeds Festival is housed on Bramham Park.
Stay tuned to Counteract for more announcements across seven stages at the festival.
For tickets and more information visit readingfestival.com.

About Richard Franks

Spend waaaaay too much money on records. Strokes, Maccabees, Tame Impala, TOY, Peace, FIDLAR, Nirvana, Joy Division, Bloc Party, Death From Above 1979, Interpol, Swim Deep, Foals, The Horrors, Biffy Clyro, God Damn, Wavves, Surfer Blood, Wild Beasts, Drenge, Pulled Apart By Horses, O. Children... etc.

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