White Lies to kick off Reading Festival early with Club NME

Band to DJ, as Club NME gets festival going a day early (Aug 27)

Club NME is set to stage a one-off night to kick off the Reading Festival (August 28-20) early this year.

A special event will take place on the Thursday before the festival (August 27), allowing those who arrive on site early to get into the festival spirit straight away.

The night will take place at the Rivermead Leisure Centre, situated close to the festival site, with White Lies booked to play a DJ set.

Club NME DJs Jeff Automatic and Simon Subsonic will also be spinning tunes.

Club NME: Reading Festival kicks off at 9pm (BST) and goes on until 3am.

The event is only open to those with wristbands for the festival and costs £5 on the door.

Head to NME.COM/clubnme for more information.