Reading and Leeds 2012 lineup

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Main Music

Reading Friday 24th / Leeds Saturday 25th

  • Main Stage: The Cure (Only UK Shows this year), Paramore, Bombay Bicycle Club, You Me At Six, Crystal Castles, Angels & Airwaves, Coheed & Cambria, Cancer Bats, Deaf Havana
  • NME Stage: The Maccabees, Foster The People, The Courteeners, Graham Coxon, Passion Pit, The Blackout, The Hives, Spector, Friends , Chiddy Bang, Here We Go Magic
  • Lock Up Stage: Social Distortion, Anti-flag, Every Time I Die, Bouncing Souls, Saves the Day, Touche Amore, A Wilhelm Scream, Ceremony, Random Hand, Dead To Me, Star Fucking Hipsters, Pettybone
  • Festival Republic Stage: Sleigh Bells, The Subways, Veronica Falls, Bastille, Niki And the Dove, Zulu winter, Lucy Rose, alt J, We Are Augustines, Jeff The Brotherhood, Savages, Fidlar, Palma Violtes, O Brother, Funeral Suits

Reading Saturday 25th / Leeds Sunday 26th

  • Main Stage: Kasabian (Only England and Wales performances of the year), Florence + The Machine, The Vaccines, The Shins, OFWGKTA, Mystery Jets, Blood Red Shoes, Los Campesinos!
  • NME Stage: At The Drive-In, The Cribs, Mastodon, Billy Talent, Miike Snow, Santigold, Dry The River, Twin Atlantic, Pure Love, Post War Glamour Girls
  • Dance Stage: Metronomy, Katy B, Azealia Banks, Jaguar Skills, Modestep, Feed Me, Grimes, The Japanese Popstars, Clement Marfo & the Frontline, Jagga
  • Festival Republic Stage: Feeder, Young Guns, lower than tlantis, Bassnecter, We Are The In Crowd, Dog Is Dead, Jake Bugg, Don Broco, Oberhofer, The Knux, Citizens!, Theme Park, The Minutes, Blood Or Whiskey

Reading Sunday 26th / Leeds Friday 24th

  • Main Stage: Foo Fighters (UK Festival Apperance exclusive), 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 Stage: Justice, Two Door Cinema Club, The Horrors, SBTRKT
  • Lock Up Stage: Less Than Jake, Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, Gallows, Turbonegro, Trash Talk, Good Riddance, The Skint, Polar Bear Club, This Is Hell, The Flatliners, Apologies, I Have None, Crowns
  • Festival Republic Stage: The View, Futureheads, benjamin Francis Leftwich, King Charles, 2:54, S.C.U.M, Alberta Cross, Iceage, DZ Deathrays, Toy Deap Vally, The Cast Of Cheers, L.A

The Alternative Stage

Days are yet to be confirmed:

(L) Leeds only, (R) Reading only

Reginald D Hunter * Lee Nelson’s Well Good Party featuring The Petebox * Jason Byrne * Stephen K Amos * Seann Walsh * Al Murray (L) * Abandoman (L) * Martin Bigpig (L) * Doc Brown * Nathan Caton * Damo Clark * Chris Cox (R)* Tom Deacon (L) Joel Dommet (L) * Kid Koala * Late Night Gimp Fight * Dave Twentyman (L) * Jeff Leach (R) *Jimmy McGhie * Naz Osmanoglu (L) * Popcorn Comedy * Propaganda DJ’s (L) Chris Ramsey * Katherine Ryan (R) * Scroobius Pip * Secret Cinema (L) *Chris Shepherd (L) * Holly Walsh * Glenn Wool * Benjamin Zephaniah (R)

Transgressive Presents... (L) – AlunaGeorge * Disclosure * Gaggle DJ’s * Ghostpoet Metronomy DJ set * Outfit * Summer Camp * Theme Park * Transgressive DJ’s


Days yet to be announced

Attention Thieves * Backyards * Bearfoot Beware * Black Moth * Crooked Tongues * Cut Ribbons Danica Hunter * Deaf Club * Dear Prudence * Dingus Khan * Empror & Duppy Beatz Escape To New York * Escapists * The Establishment * Family of the Year Fish Tank * Glassbody * Hawk Eyes * Hildamay * Ifan Dafydd * Lady Lykez * Marmozets Marsicans * Max Raptor * Mikill Pane * Park Bench Society * Proxies * Rachel Sermanni * RIO Samoans * Sarah Williams White * Seasfire * Vengeance and the Panther Queen Wet Nuns * We Walk On Ice * We Were Frontiers

The Energy Sessions Arena at Leeds Festival

  • THURSDAY AUG 23rd: Plastic Thumbs/ Ben Casey/ Gemini/ (Headliner) Rudimental
  • FRIDAY AUG 24th: Ben Casey/ Plastic Thumbs/ B. Traits/ (Headliner) Fred V & Grafix
  • SATURDAY AUG 25th: The Beat Medics/ Doorly/ (Headliner) Mr Hudson
  • SUNDAY AUG 26th: Plastic Thumbs/ The Beat Medics/ Kissy Sell Out/ (Headliner) Rout & Sgt. Rolfy

Warm Up Music

Leeds Dance To The Radio

The following bands will play from 5pm: Little Comets, Various Cruelties, Scars On 45, China Rats, Liekly Lads


12/07/12 Chiddy Band have pulled out and are to be replaced by Hadouken!