A host of other acts have been announced for the August bash
Russell Kane, Rob Delaney and Mark Thomas are just some of the acts announced for the Alternative Stage at Reading and Leeds Festivals.
As well as a raft of comedy acts, The Alternative Stage will also play host a club night courtesy of indie dons Transgressive, and will also see Haim taking over Propoganda! Meanwhile, film fans will have an opportunity to catch Snoop Dogg’s transformation from rapper to rasta in Snoop Lion: Reincarnated. And there’s music too: Doom, Shlomo, Reeps One and Jeffrey Lewis all set to slot in between the comics and play live across the weekend at both sites.
The Alternative line-up is as follows:
Seann Walsh (Leeds only)
Mark Thomas (Leeds only)
Shappi Khorsandi (Reading only)
Carl Donnelly’s National Novelty Dance Off Finals
Jarred Christmas (Leeds only)
Idiots of Ants
Romesh Ranganathan (Leeds only)
Tom Deacon (Reading only)
Lucy Beaumont (Leeds only)
Daniel Townes (Reading and Leeds)
Jim Smallman (Leeds only)
Shlomo & The Lip Factory
Jeffrey Lewis & The Rain
Rebel Bingo (Leeds only)
Boogaloo Stu (Leeds only)
Buttoned Down Disco (Reading only)
Propaganda with special guests Haim
Snoop Lion: Reincarnated (Film)
Green Day, Eminem and Biffy Clyro headline this year’s Reading & Leeds Festivals. See NME.COM/festivals/reading-and-leeds, Readingfestival.com and Leedsfestival.com for more information about this summer’s events.