Jeffrey Lewis, Adam Buxton, Aidan Moffat for Reading And Leeds Alternative Stage

Festival Republic Alternative Stage line up revealed

Jeffrey Lewis, Adam Buxton, Aidan Moffat and Brendon Burns are among the acts confirmed to appear on the Alternative Stage at this year’s Reading And Leeds Festivals (August 28-30).

The line-up takes in comedy, spoken word and film, including ‘Le Donk’ – the Shane Meadows film about a would be rapper trying to get a gig with Arctic Monkeys. Meanwhile, Instigate Debate will be staging a panel discussion, featuring the likes of Reverend And The Makers’ Jon McClure.

Reading And Leeds Festival is being headlined by Arctic Monkeys, Radiohead and Kings Of Leon.


The following acts are confirmed to appear on The Alternative Stage (playing both sites unless stated):

Adam Buxton (Reading Sunday 30)
Aidan Moffat
Brendon Burns
Dan Nightingale (Leeds Friday 28)
Daniel Townes
Doc Brown (Leeds Saturday 29)
Doug Stanhope
Gary Delaney
Holly Walsh
Hugh Lennon
Instigate Debate Political Debate
Jack Whitehall (Leeds Friday 28)
Jamie Kilstein (Saturday 29)
Jeffrey Lewis (Watchmen Lecture/Q&A Session) (Reading Sunday 30)
Jessica Delfino
Joe Bor
Joey Page (Leeds Friday 28)
John Berkavitch
Junior Simpson
Kate Tempest
Kevin Bridges (Leeds Friday 28)
Mark Oliver
Markus Birdman
MC Dave Twentyman (Leeds Saturday 29)
MC Martin Bigpig (Leeds Friday 28)
MC Matt Read
Mik Artistik (Leeds Friday 28)
Milton Jones (Reading Sunday 30)
Mitch Benn (Reading Sunday 30)
Sarah Millican (Leeds Sunday 30)
Smash N Grab
Stephen Grant
Steve Gribbin
Steve Williams (Reading Saturday 29)
Stuckey And Murray
Swap-A-Rama (Leeds Thursday 27)
The Petebox
Tim Minchin
Tom Stade
Transgressive Records (Leeds Sunday 30)

Meanwhile, the following films will be shown:

‘3D Night Of The Living Dead’
‘Anvil! The Story Of Anvil’
‘Le Donk’
‘This Is Spinal Tap’