Weekend tickets cost ‘75.00 inclusive of camping and car parking. Single day tickets cost ‘30.00 each. For credit card bookings, ring 0541 500 044 or 0171 344 0044, or the NME 24-Hour Ticketline on 0870 1212 500. Via post, send a cheque for ‘75.50 or ‘30.50 (one day) payable to MFO Events Ltd to Reading 1998, PO Box 1707, London NW10 4LW. For more information, ring 0181 963 0940.
Other acts tipped to play on the festival’s various stages include Supergrass, Spiritualized, Foo Fighters, Ash, Roni Size Reprazent, Mansun, Deftones, Afghan Wigs, Bluetones, Shed Seven, Travis, Divine Comedy, Gene, Dandy Warhols, Monaco, Audioweb, Symposium, Rocket From The Crypt, Super Furry Animals, Mogwai, Kenickie, 60ft Dolls, Arab Strap, Yo La Tengo, The Delgadoes, Echo And The Bunnymen, Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, Rancid, Asian Dub Foundation, Travis, Bentley Rhythm Ace, Warm Jets, Unbelievable Truth, Montrose Avenue, Idlewild, Campag Velocet, Snug, Llama Farmers, Seafood, Girls Against Boys, Ultrasound, Curve, Death In Vegas, Soul Coughing, Dust Junkies, Smash Mouth, Six By Seven, Crystal Method and The Interpreters.