Category Archives: Reading Festival

Dave Grohl on Nirvana and his first Reading Festival with Foo Fighters

Speaking with Kerrang!, Dave Grohl told some stories of his previous Reading performances with both Nirvana and Foo Fighters.

Back in 1992, Grohl headlined Reading Festival with Nirvana. He recalls: “Reading changed me. I grew up with it, so headlining was unbelievable. When I first joined Nirvana, like the day I fucking moved up [to Seattle], Krist [Novoselic, bass] was having a barbecue in his back yard, and Dan Peters, the drummer from Mudhoney was there.”

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Matt Healy – “For Reading & Leeds, we’re gonna do the whole thing”

Matty Healy of The 1975 has told NME how seeing Nine Inch Nails’ amazing set at Leeds Festival as a teenager has inspired their upcoming headline slot at the dual festivals in August.

He explained that the band will bring their full spectacular 2019 arena set, stating, “For Reading & Leeds, we’re gonna do the whole thing”.

The 1975 performing at Glastonbury 2017 via NME

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Limited weekend and Friday tickets available for Reading Festival 2019

Soon after Sunday day tickets sold out for Reading Festival – the remaining Saturday day tickets have now been snapped up to see Post Malone and Twenty One Pilots at the August bank holiday event.

Weekend tickets and limited Friday Day tickets to see The 1975 headline are available for Reading; as are very few tickets for Leeds Festival. Get them here.

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