Hard rockers and Nirvana covering reggae star set for August event

Young Legionnaire and Little Roy have joined the line-up on the Festival Republic Stage at this year’s Reading And Leeds Festivals.

Little Roy is a reggae singer who has recently made a name for himself with his new LP ‘Battle For Seattle’, which features him reworking 10 Nirvana tracks in a reggae style. A film of Nirvana‘s historic set at Reading Festival in 1992 is also set to be screened during the festival.

Young Legionnaire , who feature Bloc Party bass player Gordon Moakes and The Automatic guitarist Paul Mullen in their ranks, are currently touring their debut album ‘Crisis Works’.

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

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