Los Campesinos!, Gallows, Trash Talk for Reading and Leeds Festivals 2012 – ticket details

Less Than Jake, Every Time I Die, Grimes also join the bill for the August bash

Los Campesinos!, Gallows and Trash Talk are among the new additions to the line-up for this summer’s Reading And Leeds Festivals.

The event, which runs from August 24–26, will see the Welsh indie pop band open the Main Stage on Saturday (August 25) at Reading and Sunday at Leeds (August 26). They play beneath the Mystery Jets and Blood Red Shoes.

Gallows, Less Than Jake, Trash Talk, Every Time I Die and Anti-Flag are among the bands confirmed to play the Lock Up Stage at the festival, with over 20 bands now announced for that particular stage.


Social Distortion will headline the stage on Friday at Reading (August 24) and Saturday (August 25) at Leeds, with Anti Flag, Every Time I Die, Bouncing Souls, Saves The Day, Touche Amore, A Wilhelm Scream and Ceremony among the other bands on the bill

Less Than Jake will then headline the stage on Sunday at Reading (August 26) and on Friday (August 24) at Leeds, with Me First And The Gimme Gimmes, Gallows, Turbonegro, Trash Talk, Good Riddance, The Skints and Polar Bear Club among the supporting cast.

The line-up for the Dance Stage has also expanded, with Grimes, Modestep, Feed Me, Japanese Popstars and Clement Marfo And The Frontline all joining the bill.

The Cure, Foo Fighters and Kasabian will headline this summer’s Reading And Leeds Festivals, with Paramore, The Vaccines, Enter Shikari, At The Drive-In, The Black Keys, Bombay Bicycle Club, You Me At Six and All Time Low playing high profile slots. See below for the line-up so far.

To read all about the latest additions to Reading And Leeds Festivals’ bill and to find out what Trash Talk’s Lee Spielman makes of the line-up for the Lock Up Stage, pick up the latest issue of NME, which is on UK newsstands from tomorrow (April 18) and available digitally.

See NME.COM/festivals/reading-and-leeds, Readingfestival.com and Leedsfestival.com for more information about this summer’s events.


The Reading And Leeds Festivals line-ups so far are:

Reading: August 24 (Fri), Leeds: August 25 (Sat)

Main Stage

The Cure
Bombay Bicycle Club
You Me At Six
Crystal Castles
Angels and Airwaves
Coheed and Cambria
Cancer Bats
Deaf Havana

NME/Radio 1 Stage

The Maccabees
Foster The People
The Courteeners

The Lock Up Stage

Social Distortion
Anti Flag
Every Time I Die
Bouncing Souls
Saves The Day
Touche Amore
A Wilhelm Scream
Random Hand
Dead To Me
Star Fucking Hipsters

Reading: August 25 (Sat), Leeds: August 26 (Sun)

Main Stage

Florence And The Machine
The Vaccines
Enter Shikari
The Shins
Odd Future
Mystery Jets
Blood Red Shoes
Los Campesinos!

NME/Radio 1 Stage

At The Drive-In
The Cribs
Billy Talent
Miike Snow

Dance Stage

Katy B
Azealia Banks
Jaguar Skills
Feed Me
Japanese Popstars
Clement Marfo And The Frontline
Zinc (DJ Set)

Reading: August 26 (Sun), Leeds: August 24 (Fri)

Main Stage

Foo Fighters
The Black Keys
Kaiser Chiefs
Bullet For My Valentine
All Time Low
The Gaslight Anthem
Eagles Of Death Metal
Band Of Skulls
Pulled Apart By Horses

NME/Radio 1 Stage

Two Door Cinema Club
The Horrors

The Lock Up Stage

Less Than Jake
Me First And The Gimme Gimmes
Trash Talk
Good Riddance
The Skints
Polar Bear Club
This Is Hell
The Flatliners
Apologies, I Have None

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