Carling Weekend: Reading Festival line-up confirmed

Details of event's southern leg revealed

NME.COM can officially announce the line-up for the Carling Weekend: Reading Festival today (March 19).

This year’s bash, which takes place between August 24 and 26, will be headlined by Razorlight, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Smashing Pumpkins.

Ash, The View and Klaxons will headline the NME/ Radio 1 Stage.

The line-up for the Carling Weekend: Reading Festival is this:

Friday, August 24

Main Stage


Kings Of Leon


Maximo Park


Gogol Bordello

Radio One/ NME Stage


Brand New

The Subways

Enter Shikari

Saturday 25 August

Main Stage

Red Hot Chilli Peppers

Arcade Fire

Bloc Party

Panic! At The Disco

Angels And Airwaves

Radio One/ NME Stage

The View

We Are Scientists

Biffy Clyro

The Twang

Reading: Sunday August 26

Main Stage

The Smashing Pumpkins



Fall Out Boy

Funeral For A Friend


Radio One/ NME Stage


LCD Soundsystem


Tickets for this year’s bash are on sale now, to check ticket go to NME.COM/GIGS.

Meanwhile for more on this year’s event, get this week’s issue of NME, which will be on UK newsstands nationwide from March 21.