Reading and Leeds Festivals’ line-up to be unveiled on March 12

Tickets for the festival will also go onsale on the same day

The line-up for this summer’s Reading And Leeds Festivals will be announced on March 12, organisers have confirmed.

Tickets for the event, which will run from August 24 – 26, will go onsale on the same day at 7.15pm, the same time as the line-up is announced.

The announcement is confirmed to feature all three of the festival’s headliners and a significant amount of the supporting bill.

Reading And Leeds Festivals was headlined by Muse, My Chemical Romance and a co-headline effort from Pulp and The Strokes in 2011, with 30 Seconds To Mars, Rise Against, Elbow, Friendly Fires, The Offspring, The Naked And Famous , The Vaccines, Two Door Cinema Club, Foster The People, Bombay Bicycle Club and Beady Eye also playing sets.

You can watch a video interview with Reading And Leeds Festivals organiser Melvin Benn discussing 2011’s event by scrolling down to the bottom of the page and clicking.

See NME.COM/festivals/reading-and-leeds, and for more information about the festivals.

Reading and Leeds Festivals 2011 – in photos