It’s Sunday, but you won’t find the party-goers of Reading and Leeds festival doing brunch, putting their feet up or guessing the prices on ‘Antiques Roadshow’. Not when there’s a bunch of the world’s greatest artists to enjoy. Check out the best of the action so far.
Kirk and James from Metallica mid-solo.
Lars basks in the applause.
Libs’ Pete Doherty toasts a headline performance to remember.
Sharing one microphone – how the Libertines keep touring costs down. That’s how they can afford those nice hats. Fun fact for you there.
Kendrick Lamar doing his thing.
K Dot compared Reading to Compton during his set. No, us neither.
Third from the top of the bill on the main stage, Royal Blood owned their biggest festival set yet in style.
Royal Blood, channelling their inner Michael Jackson in a red leather jacket at Leeds.
Following last year’s secret set, Jamie T makes a triumphant return to Reading with a flawless Main Stage performance.
Wolf Alice’s Ellie Rowsell suffered technical difficulties, but the London quartet still managed to storm Leeds.
Jamie xx dabbles in turquoise as he brings his debut solo album ‘In Colour’ to Richfield Avenue.
Hugo White looks pensive as The Maccabees play their biggest ever festival slot.
Felix White and Orlando Weeks flash very different expressions at their huge Reading Main Stage crowd.
Laurie Vincent and Isaac Holman both got topless for their set on the NME/BBC Radio 1 stage.
Slaves bring some attitude to Leeds Festival’s final day.
The Cribs’ Ryan Jarman strikes his best guitar hero pose on Reading’s Main Stage.
Ross Jarman shows off his unorthodox drumming technique.
The Gaslight Anthem play their last Reading Festival before going on hiatus.
Cambridge rock quintet Lonely The Brave put in an intense performance on the Main Stage.
Foals surprised Leeds fans with another secret set on the NME/BBC Radio 1 Stage, following an impromptu set in Reading on Saturday.
Yannis gets to know his audience a bit better.
New Jersey rap-punk duo Ho99o9 get down and dirty on the Festival Republic stage in Leeds.
The pair brought their ominous and discordant sound to chase off any Sunday hangovers.
Against Me! turned the Reading Main Stage into a punk pit with a set featuring songs from their latest album ‘Transgender Dysmorphia Blues’.
Singer Laura Jane Grace gets lost in a song mid-set.
Japanese trio Babymetal kicked things off on Leeds’ Main Stage, wearing their distinctive uniforms of red puffball skirts and leather tunics.
Band members Su Metal, Yuimetal and Moametal unveiled a special flag in the colours of the Union Jack during their performance.
Over in Reading, Shura brought her glacial synth-pop to the NME/BBC Radio 1 Stage.
The songwriter, musician and producer – whose real name is Aleksandra Denton – aired singles ‘2Shy’ and ‘White Light’ during her 35 minute set.