Carling Weekend: Reading And Leeds add more entertainment

The Comedy and Cabaret line-ups head the latest announcement...

The full comedy and cabaret line-ups have been unveiled for this year’s CARLING WEEKEND: READING AND LEEDS FESTIVAL.

There have also been a few alterations made to the line-up for this year’s bash, which takes place between August 26-28.

My Chemical Romance and Bullet For My Valentine have moved on the bill. My Chemical Romance will now open the Carling Weekend: Leeds Festival on August 26 on the Main Stage, before flying to Reading to play their scheduled set on the NME /Radio One Stage later in the day. This has been made possible thanks to Bullet For My Valentine, who have agreed to move to the NME /Radio One Stage at the Carling Weekend: Leeds Festival.

Welsh rappers Goldie Lookin Chain are now confirmed to play the Main Stage. From Autumn To Ashes replace Fall Out Boy on the Main Stage.

The full comedy line-up for Reading is:

FRIDAY: Marcus Brigstocke, Daniel Packard, Rhys Darby, Jim Jeffries, Alan Carr, Matt Kirschen, Steve Gribbin, Glen Wool, Martin Bigpig, Mitch Benn, Esme Cheerleader Strip Into Prom, Empress Stah, Simon Razor, Roxy Pole, Weapons of Sound.

MC – Cole Parker Compere – Ronnie King The Preacher DJ – Hannah Fox

PLUS – Manga Short Films, Punk Rock Karaoke

SATURDAY: Andy Kindler, Ed Byrne, Jarred Christmas, Ben Norris, Rick Right, Matt Welcome, Christian Reilly, Adam Bloom, Mark Walker, Paul B. Edwards, Cobra Killers, Bastard Son of Tommy Cooper, Men In Coats, Esme White Wedding, Cuban Brothers.

MC – Marcus Birdman Compere – Ronnie King The Preacher DJ – Hannah Fox

PLUS – More Manga films, More Punk Rock Karaoke

Sunday: Saul Williams, Reginald D Hunter, Russell Brand, Hugh Lennon, Eddie Ift, Ian Cognito, Tony Woods, Yianni Agisilaou

MC – Kevin McCarthy

PLUS – More Manga Films

The full line-up for Leeds is:

Thursday: DJ & Buzzard visuals, Freaks Union (live), This Girl (live), Circus Of Horrors

MC – Timothy Of London

Plus – Chris Cunningham’s ’Rubber Johnny’, Metallica’s ’Some Kind Of Monster’

Friday: Reginald D Hunter, Dirty Sanchez, The Cuban Brothers, Patrick Monahan, Jason Manford, Yianni Agisilaou, Christian Reilly, Adam Bloom, Barry Castagnola, Toby Foster, Ian Cognito, Matt Welcome, Circus Of Horrors Satanica

MC – Paul Edwards

The Mixtape DJ’s with Buzzard Visuals

Film – ‘Dead Leaves’ (Manga)

Plus Warpvision – The Warp Records Video Compilation including Aphex Twin, Squarepusher, Chris Morris and more

Saturday: Lucy Porter, Marcus Brigstocke, Saul Williams, Lemon Jelly Bingo, Hugh Lennon, Jason John Whitehead, Jason Rouse, Sandy Nelson, Kevin McCarthy, Alan Carr, Matt Kirschen, Glen Wool, Steve Gribbin

MC – Martin Bigpig

DJ and Visuals – Type2Error

Film – ‘Blood – The Last Vampire’ (Manga)

Plus – Error In Movies, Youth Movie Strategies With Type2Error and guests, Type2Error Video Show featuring Hope Of The States, Bloc Party and ‘1991 – The Year That Punk Broke’

Sunday: Ed Byrne, Daniel Packard, Mark Walker, Rhys Darby, Jim Jeffries, Tom Stade, Marcus Birdman, Ben Norris, Mitch Benn, Stand Alone Complex

MC – Mick Ferry

Film – ‘Ghost In The Shell’ (Manga)

The Lee Sounds Unsigned stage line-up, which only takes place at The Carling Weekend: Leeds, reads as follows:

Friday: This Et Al, Future Ex-Wife, Deserves To Die, Xenith Sound, Pilla, circlesound, Parisman, The Adventures Of Loki

Saturday: 65 Days Of Static, Chicken Legs Weaver, Fifty Nine Violets, Your Vegas, I Like Trains, Censored, The Kiks, Cardboard Cowboy

Sunday: Lyca Sleep, The Favours, Harrisons, Sunshine Underground, Turismo, Mr Mojo, New Mind’s Eye, Last People On Earth

For Carling Weekend: Leeds Festival day tickets, of which there are a few left, [url=]go to NME Tickets or call them on 0870 1 663 663.