N.E.R.D.’s slot confirmed for Reading and Leeds 2018 – with more names added

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After N.E.R.D. announced themselves for Reading and Leeds 2018, now the festival have confirmed their place on the line-up.

Taking place over Bank Holiday Weekend from Friday 24 – Sunday 26 August, this year’s two-city festival will see performances from Fall Out Boy, Kendrick Lamar, Kings Of Leon, Panic! At The Disco, Courteeners, Wolf Alice, Pendulum, Dua Lipa, Travis Scott, Slaves and many more.

This week saw the hip-hop pioneers N.E.R.D. (consisting of Pharrell Williams, Chad Hugo and Shay Haley) list appearances at Reading Festival on August 25 and Leeds Festival on August 26 on the tour section of their website.

Now, the festival have confirmed that they’ll be appearing on the main stage between Dua Lipa and Panic! At The Disco. Not only that, but Big Heath, Twisted Wheel, and comedian Russell Kane have also been added.

Meanwhile, Bring Me The Horizon, Liam Gallagher and Frank Carter and The Rattlesnakes are also being touted for surprise secret set appearances across the weekend.

Asked by Leeds Live about the possibility of secret sets this year, R&L lead booker Jon McIldowie replied: “Ermm…not that I can talk about but you said yourself, it is something we’ve done in the past – so it is possibly something we’ll do in the future.”

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