Clock Opera, Discopolis and Milk Maid are set for the new talent stage

The line up for the BBC Introducing Stage at Reading And Leeds Festivals has today (July 27) been announced by promoters Festival Republic.

This will be the fourth year that the stage has graced the twin sites, and will see Clock Opera, Discopolis, Milk Maid and a host of other new acts heading to the festival over the weekend of August 26-28.

Leeds label Dance To The Radio, who will be hosting a Welcome To Leeds party at the Leeds site the day before the festival officially kicks off on August 25, with performances from Young Knives – pictured above – Dog Is Dead, We Are Losers, Runaround Kids and Blacklisters.

The line up for the BBC Introducing Stage is:

A Genuine Freakshow
Anguish Sandwich
Arthur Rigby And The Baskervylles
Black Diamond Bay
The Bronze Medal
Clock Opera
Courage Have Courage
Cuba Cuba
Don Broco
Funeral Suits
Ham Sandwich
The Kill Van Kulls
Kirk Spencer
The Mexanines
Milk Maid
The Minutes
The Original Rude Boys
Rae Morris
Rainy Boy Sleep
Save Your Breath
The Simon Pollard Band
These Furrows
This Boy Wonders
Tomahawks For Targets
The Winchell Riots

The festival will feature headline sets from Muse, My Chemical Romance and a co-effort from Pulp and The Strokes.