Loads more names for Carling Weekend: Reading and Leeds festivals

Carling Stage line-up announced

Howling Bells, TV On The Radio and Hot Chip are among the bands who will be playing on the Carling Stage at the Carling Weekend: Reading and Leeds festivals this year.

The full line-up for the stage has been announced. Other highlights come from the headliners Bedouin Soundclash, Nouvelle Vague and Animal Collective.

The full line-up is as follows:


Reading 25th/Leeds 26th

Bedouin Soundclash

The Twilight Singers

Eagles Of Death Metal

Howling Bells

Bromheads Jacket


The Sunshine Underground

Little Man Tate

Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly

Field Music

Scissors For Lefty

Pigeon Detectives


Mumm Ra

Reading 26th/Leeds27th

Nouvelle Vague

The Fratellis

TV On The Radio

The Organ

The Like

The Spinto Band

The Noisettes


Tilly And The Wall

Rumble Strips

Serena Maneesh

The Maccabees

The Morning After Girls

Reading 27th/Leeds25th

Animal Collective

Hot Chip

Larrikin Love

The Klaxons

Lethal Bizzle

Statik (DJ)

The Research

Good Shoes


You Say Party! We Say Die!



The On Offs

Kharma 45

This year’s three day event takes place on the weekend of August (25-27) and will be headlined by Franz Ferdinand, Muse and Pearl Jam with bands including Kaiser Chiefs, Arctic Monkeys, The Raconteurs and Dirty Pretty Things all confirmed for the bill.