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Now James Arthur has accused Reading & Leeds Festival of “snobbery”

James Arthur has accused another festival of "snobbery", this time hitting out at Reading & Festival for not booking him. Earlier this summer, the singer-songwriter...

You Me At Six: “We’re doing an Inbetweeners backpacker trip to Thailand before we make our new album”

You Me At Six have how been a band for a decade and a half – and to celebrate the milestone they’re playing every...

Frank Carter: “Rock gigs have been dominated by men for years – all bands need to work to empower women”

One of the most celebratory moments of any Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes gig is when the frontman spares the song 'Wild Flowers' to...

Tyla Yaweh: “I want to travel the world, and become a household name!”

Floridian sensation Tyla Yaweh creates his own brand of hip-hop, which mixes trappy beats with rock-flecked production and lingering half-rapped, half-sung vocals. Watch our full...

The 10 essential Reading & Leeds 2019 sets to catch on BBC iPlayer before they disappear

Feeling rested after this year's Reading & Leeds yet? Whether you're still firmly in the 'post-festival sads' camp, or rested, washed and raring to...

Mura Masa: “Album two is done, and I can confirm it’s banging”

We all have fond memories of Reading and Leeds festival, but for electronic producer Mura Masa it holds an extra special place in his...

Campaign group calls on festival-goers to pay “tent tax”

Festival-goers should be forced to pay a £25 deposit to camp at Reading and Leeds, according to campaigners who are aiming to stop hundreds...

Hayley Kiyoko: “Sometimes it’s hard to find your people”

Reading and Leeds Festival is a bit of a rite of passage in the UK. Thousands of us have hopped on the train after...
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