12 surprise stars of Reading and Leeds Festival 2016

There’s a lot to take in at Reading and Leeds Festival, with nine stages dishing up everything from dance and indie to comedy, DJ sets and metal.

So to help you navigate this year’s line-up, we’ve rounded up some of the surprise stars we’re expecting to steal the show next weekend.

1. Muncie Girls – BBC Introducing Stage

Muncie Girls - Respect

2. Sara Pascoe – Alternative Stage

Sara Pascoe Live at the Apollo

3. WACO – Jagerhaus Stage

WACO - SE17 (Official Video)

4. Lady Leshurr – BBC Radio 1xtra Stage

Lady Leshurr - Where Are You Now? (Official Video) ft. Wiley

5. Bugzy Malone – BBC Radio 1xtra Stage

Bugzy Malone – Moving (Official Video)

6. Clean Cut Kid – Festival Republic Stage

Clean Cut Kid - We Used To Be In Love

7. Shappi Khorsandi – Alternative Stage

Shappi Khorsandi Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live 2014

8. Waterparks – Lock Up Stage

Waterparks "No Capes" (Official Music Video)

9. SWMRS – The Pit

SWMRS - Figuring It Out (Official Music Video)

10. AlunaGeorge – BBC Radio 1 Dance Stage

AlunaGeorge, Leikeli47, Dreezy - Mean What I Mean

11. Spring King – NME / BBC Radio 1 Stage

Spring King - Rectifier

12. State Champs – Main Stage

State Champs "All You Are Is History" (Official Music Video)

Reading and Leeds Festival 2016 takes place between 24 – 28 August; check availability and book now at