Leeds Festival announces new stage and its headliners

Trampolene, Baby Strange and Broken Hands headline the Jack Rocks This Feeling stage

Leeds Festival has announced a new stage for the event on August 26-28.

The Jack Rocks This Feeling stage will be headlined by Trampolene, Baby Strange and Broken Hands.

It also features Blossoms support bands Cabbage and Dantevilles, plus Hello Operator, Asylums, Broken Witt Rebels, Cupids, The Jacques, The Barmines, The Jackobins and Bang Bang Romeo.

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Trampolene released their EP ‘Pocket Album 4’ this week, which has the poem ‘To Be A Libertine’ featuring all four of The Libertines, after Trampolene singer Jack Jones supported The Libertines as their poet on the band’s arena tour in February.

Baby Strange also play at Electric Picnic, before embarking on a five-date tour in September. Broken Hands, who are championed by Catfish and the Bottlemen, released their debut album ‘Turbulence’ in 2015 and also play Lodestar Festival in September.

The stage adds to the festival at Leeds’ Bramham Park where the NME/BBC Radio 1 stage at both Reading and Leeds stars The 1975, Jack U, Two Door Cinema Club, The Wombats, Twenty One Pilots, Nas, Cage The Elephant, Crystal Castles, Jack Garratt, Savages, Fetty Wap, Sigma, Rat Boy, The Neighbourhood and Krept & Konan.

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The main stage of Reading And Leeds is headlined by Biffy Clyro and Fall Out Boy, Foals and Disclosure and Red Hot Chili Peppers. Also playing are Imagine Dragons, The Vaccines, Chvrches, Courteeners, A$AP Rocky, Boy Better Know, Eagles Of Death Metal, Slaves, Five Finger Death Punch and Die Antwoord.

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