Babybird and Queens Of The Stone Age are among the acts confirmed for the Carling Premier Stage...

BABYBIRD, Bellatrix, THE DIRTY THREE, QUEEN ADREENA and QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE are among the headliners just announced for the CARLING PREMIER STAGE at CARLING WEEKEND FESTIVALS at READING and LEEDS on August 25 – 28.

Latest additions to the Main Stage of the festival at Reading on Friday and Leeds on Monday are Boss Hog and Ooberman.

At Reading on Saturday and Leeds on Sunday Kent play the Main Stage.


Supersuckers play at Reading on Sunday and Leeds on Saturday.

Also on the Carling Premier stage, for the first time six unsigned bands will be given the opportunity to win an opening slot on the stage, with competitions being run in the lead-up to the festivals.

For the full line-up for the stages, check our Festivals Site. Click here and keep tabs on the special mini-site for all the latest info and news on line-ups at this year’s top events.

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