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Carling Weekend: Reading and Leeds Festivals' Alternative Stage announced

Battle, Jeremy Warmsley and a host of comedians set for festival appearances

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The full line-up for the Carling Weekend: Reading and Leeds festivals' Alternative Stage has been announced.

Highlights will be a Transgressive Records showcase featuring the likes of Battle and Jeremy Warmsley.

Oxford-based prog-rock group Youthmoviesountrackstrategies will be performing an audio-visual show. It is rumoured that The Young Knives, Foals and Blood Red Shoes will be joining them onstage.

Comedians will be performing on the stage throughout the day on both sites.

The full line-up for the Alternative Stage is:

Leeds site, Thursday August 23:

Youthmovie Soundtrack Strategies, Dream Of An Opium Eater (film project), American Hardcore (film), DJ Johnny Truant

Leeds site, Friday August 24:

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Comedy:
Barry and Stuart, Simon Amstell, Russell Kane, Jim Jeffries, Roger Monkhouse, Hugh Lennon, Terry Clement, Andrew Bird, Cole Parker, Ben Hurley

Evening:
Absentee, 3 Trapped Tigers, Battle, Noah And The Whale, Mechanical Bride, Lucy And The Caterpillar, Jeremy Warmsley, Beans On Toast

Leeds site, Saturday August 25:

Comedy:
Tim Minchin, Dan Atkinson, Mickey Dee, Al Pitcher, Toby Foster, Matt Blaize, Jason Rouse, Lloyd Langford, Paul Tomkinson, Steve Gribbin

Audio/visual sets:
DJ Electric Lady and Lung, Shitmat, Lady Skyscraper and Ebola, The Ralfe Band, Crazy Girl, Beeny Royston and Jadell, Tim Ten Yen

Leeds site, Sunday August 26:

Comedy:
Luke Wright, Tim Clare, Derek Meins, Carl Donnelly, Andrew Lawrence, Craig Campbell, Dave Johns, Ed Byrne, Matt Reed, Junior Simpson, Dave Fulton, Kevin Bridges

Evening:
The YouTube Lounge, Stars Up Your Arse Karaoke, Fancy Chance Comedic Cabaret, Warlords Of Pez, Miss Behave, The Fire Tusk Pain Proof Circus, DJ Goldierocks

Reading site, Friday August 24:

Comedy:
Paul Tonkinson, Kerry Godliman, Dave Fulton, Tim Minchin, Woody Bop Muddy, Lloyd Langford, Jason Rouse, Matt Blaize, Rob Rouse, Steve Gribbin

Audio/visual sets:
Youthmoviesoundtrackstrategies, Ralfe Band, Shitmat, Crazy Girl, Beeny Royston and Jadell, Warlords Of Pez, Sound Off DJs

Special performance:
Dirty Sanchez

Reading site, Saturday August 25:

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Comedy:
Derek Meins, Beans On Toast, Ed Byrne, Matt Reed, Kevin Bridges, John Fothergill, Hugh Lennon, Terry Clement, Junior Simpson, Andrew Bird, Ben Hurley

Evening:
The YouTube Lounge, Absnentee, Battle, 3 Trapped Tigers, Mechanical Bride, Jeremy Warmsley, Punk Rock Karaoke, The Fire Tusk Painproof Circus

Reading site, Sunday August 26:

The Vox ‘n’ Roll Music Quiz, Crazy Girl video shorts

Comedy:
Simon Amstell, Hal Cruttendon, Brian Lazernick, Sean Collins, Barry and Stuart, Ian Cognito, Ricky Grover, John Maloney, Milton Jones

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