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Magnetic Man joined by Katy B for packed Dance Tent show at Reading Festival

Skream, Artwork and Benga bring their 'cage' to the festival

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Magnetic Man rounded off their summer of festivals by performing with Katy B and drawing a huge crowd for their Dance Tent set at Reading Festival tonight (August 29).

Hundreds of fans were forced to stand outside the tent in the open air to see the band, who were joined by Katy B for 'Perfect Stranger' and a version of her track 'Katy On A Mission' – which went in at Number Five in the UK Singles Chart today.

Before playing the track, Benga told the audience: "Yo, so this is the last festival we're playing this year and we thought we'd do a little surprise. And that surprise is Katy B."

As is traditional for the trio, each member stood inside their specially made 'cage' for the majority of the gig, though they did leave it towards the end to join Katy B at the front of the stage.

The band also spoke to the crowd throughout the gig, and also showcased their LCD light show through the cage.

Magnetic Man played:

'Mad Intro'
'Fire'
'The Bug'
'K Dance'
'I Need Air'
'Anthem'
'Mad'
'Karma Crazy'
'Perfect Stranger'
'Katy On A Mission'


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