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Reading Festival takes place annually on August bank holiday. Traditionally a rock music festival, Reading is a major talking point of UK festival season. 

Today, Reading Festival thrives as a field of dreams for teenagers who have received their GCSE / A-level results. It’s one huge blow-out before college or university begins. 

Five days camping and four days of music. Recent line ups were criticised for their lack of gender diversity. The festival generally forgets to book women. 

When it comes to genre diversity, however, Reading Festival leaves no stone unturned. In 2017, Reading is more than a rock music festival. It’s a popular music festival. Inspired heavily by BBC Radio 1 playlists.

Read and discover the latest announcements from Reading 2017 below.

Festival dates: 25 – 27 August 

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Reading and Leeds 2017 :: LINE UP :: Liam Gallagher, Vince Staples…

Already boasting a game changing line-up, Reading & Leeds 2017 has announced even more names for this year’s festivals, taking place between 25 – 27 August 2017 at Richfield Avenue, Reading and Bramham Park, Leeds. Tickets are available here.

Liam Gallagher will be bringing his highly anticipated solo performance to Reading and Leeds in a UK Festival Exclusive. Joining Gallagher is PVRIS, Vince Staples, Goldie, VANT, Honeyblood, Deap Vally and more.

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Reading Festival 2017 :: Saturday Tickets Sold Out

Within a week of announcing their best line up in recent years, Saturday tickets for Reading Festival 2017 have now completely sold out. Weekend tickets, Friday and Sunday Day tickets for Reading Festival are still available.

Leeds Festival tickets are also still available. Festival fans are urged to buy their tickets from official ticket agents as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Tickets on sale here via Ticketmaster.

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Reading and Leeds 2017 :: Eminem, Halsey, Haim…

Eminem has been announced as the third headliner for Reading and Leeds Festival 2017. The rapper last headlined the festival in 2013 where he brought out British singer Dido to sing her part on former Number One hit ‘Stan’. Tickets on sale now.

Eminem is an exciting headliner, nevertheless a recycled one. Eminem joins previously announced headliners Muse and Kasabian. Plus a slapping of female artists including Charli XCX, Oh Wonder, Becky Hill, Halsey, Katy B (DJ set) and Haim.

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WATCH :: Kasabian Headline Reading and Leeds Festival 2012

Today (26th Jan 2017), Reading and Leeds Festival announced Kasabian’s long-awaited return to the traditional rock festival.

Reminiscing on the last time Kasabian headlined Reading and Leeds Festival, we throwback to 2012.  Watch the full performance below. Tickets for Reading and Leeds Festival 2017 on sale here.

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Reading & Leeds Festival 2017 :: LINE UP :: Kasabian, Wiley…

Kasabian named headliner for this  year’s Reading and Leeds Festival. Today’s announcement follows a run of European festival dates for the band. Tickets for Reading and Leeds 2017 on sale now.

Also announced today is Flume, Fat Boy Slim, Jimmy Eat World, The Amity Affliction, Two Door Cinema Club, Wiley, Rat Boy and Circa Waves.

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PLAYLIST :: Reading and Leeds Festival 2017

This playlist is all you need ahead of one of the UK’s biggest festivals next summer. 2016 has been a ridiculous good year for music, and it seems festival season 2017 is going to reflect that.

Reading and Leeds Festival takes place over August bank holiday weekend. Acts announced include headliner Muse, plus Bastille, Major Lazer, Danny Brown, While She Sleeps…

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