La Roux, Marmaduke Duke, Big Pink for Reading And Leeds Festivals

40 more bands added to summer line-ups

Pic: Danny North
La Roux, Marmaduke Duke, Black Lips, The Big Pink and The Chapman Family are among 40 bands who have been added to the line-up of the Reading And Leeds Festivals.

A Place To Bury Strangers, Bombay Bicycle Club, The Rumble Strips and Marina And The Diamonds have also joined the bill, as the acts set to appear on the Festival Republic Stage are revealed.

As well as acts set for that stage, it has been revealed that The View and The Living End will play on the Main Stage at Reading on August 30 and at Leeds on August 29. El Bronx, the mariachi alter-ego of The Bronx, will open the Main Stage on August 28 in Leeds and the following day at Reading.

Marmaduke Duke will headline the Reading Festival Republic Stage on August 28 (Leeds on August 30) for their only remaining live shows of 2009.

The Blackout and Bring Me The Horizon will co-headline at Leeds on August 28 and Reading on August 29.

La Roux will headline the stage in Leeds on August 29 and in Reading on August 30.

This year's festival will be headlined by Radiohead, Kings Of Leon and Arctic Monkeys. Tickets are sold out.

Acts set to appear on the Festival Republic Stage this year are:

A Day To Remember
A Place To Bury Strangers
Amazing Baby
Atreyu
Baddies
Bear Hands
The Big Pink
The Blackout
Black Lips
Bombay Bicycle Club
Bring Me The Horizon
Broken Records
The Chapman Family
Detroit Social Club
Fight Like Apes
Go Audio
Golden Silvers
Grammatics
Hockey
The Hot Rats
Jack's Mannequin
The Joy Formidable
La Roux
Lightspeed Champion
Magistrates
Marmaduke Duke
Marina And The Diamonds
Middle Class Rut
Pulled Apart By Horses
The Rumble Strips
Skint And Demoralised
The Soft Pack
Soulsavers
Sweethead
The Temper Trap
Titus Andronicus
White Denim


The line-ups for the other Reading And Leeds Festivals stages are:

Main Stage

READING FRIDAY (AUGUST 28)/LEEDS SUNDAY (30)
Kings Of Leon
Kaiser Chiefs
Placebo
Fall Out Boy
Deftones
Funeral For A Friend
New Found Glory
Alexisonfire
Madina Lake
Sonic Boom Six

READING SATURDAY (29)/LEEDS FRIDAY (28)
Arctic Monkeys
The Prodigy
Maximo Park
Ian Brown
The Courteeners
Enter Shikari
Eagles Of Death Metal
The Rakes
Fightstar
El Bronx

READING SUNDAY (30)/ LEEDS SATURDAY (29)
Radiohead
Bloc Party
Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Vampire Weekend
Brand New
The View
The Living End

NME/Radio 1 Stage

READING FRIDAY (AUGUST 28)/LEEDS SUNDAY (30)
Jamie T
Friendly Fires
Florence And The Machine
The Horrors
Little Boots
The Airborne Toxic Event
The Virgins
Manchester Orchestra
Dananananaykroyd

READING SATURDAY (29)/ LEEDS FRIDAY (28)
Gossip
Glasvegas
White Lies
The Maccabees
You Me At Six
Patrick Wolf
Metric
Spinnerette
Delphic
Dinosaur Pile-Up

READING SUNDAY (30)/ LEEDS SATURDAY (29)
Lostprophets
AFI
Gallows
The Gaslight Anthem
Crystal Castles
Passion Pit
Metronomy
Frank Turner
Lethal Bizzle
In Case Of Fire
Broadway Calls

Lock-Up Stage

READING FRIDAY (AUGUST 28)/ LEEDS SUNDAY (30)
Billy Talent
Anti-Flag
Alexisonfire
Bouncing Souls
Leftover Crack
The Aggrolites
Streetlight Manifesto
Fake Problems
Riverboat Gamblers
The Flatliners
Ghost Of 1000
The Plight

READING SATURDAY (29)/ LEEDS FRIDAY (28)
Rise Against
Thursday
The Bronx
Mad Caddies
Rival Schools
Set Your Goals
Snuff
Municipal Waste
A Wilhelm Scream
Chuck Ragan
Polar Bear Club
The Computers

See the new issue of NME, out tomorrow (June 9), for an interview with Marmaduke Duke about their forthcoming appearances at the festivals.

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