First names confirmed for Reading and Leeds Festival

Kendrick Lamar, Kings of Leon, Fall Out Boy and Panic! at the Disco to headline.

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The first wave of names have been confirmed for Reading and Leeds Festival 2018, revealing Kendrick Lamar, Kings of Leon, Fall Out Boy and Panic! At The Disco as this year’s headliners.

In total, organisers have today unveiled 54 names, taking to Richfield Avenue in Reading and Bramham Park in Leeds over the August bank holiday weekend.

The headliners join Skepta, Wolf Alice, Annie Mac, Dua Lipa, J Hus, Diplo, Ms Banks, Wale Waves, Sigrid, Wretch 32, Yungen and many more.

Kings Of Leon - Use Somebody (Official Video)


2018 marks the second time Kings of Leon headline the festival, celebrating an arsenal of seven albums. They’ll take to the festival’s main stage on the Sunday in Reading and the Friday in Leeds.

Currently on tour in the UK having dropped his music inspired by Black Panther, Kendrick Lamar will return to the festival with five Grammy Awards under his belt. He’ll be headlining the Saturday in Reading and the Sunday in Leeds, alongside Las Vegas co-headliner Panic! At The Disco.

Fall Out Boy round off the headline quartet, taking to Reading on the Friday and Leeds on the Saturday. With new album M A N I A released earlier this year, they’ll be bringing their classic hits and new tracks to both fields this August.



Here’s who has been announced for the festival so far:

Kendrick Lamar | Kings Of Leon | Fall Out Boy | Panic! at the Disco | $uicide Boy$ | A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie | AJ Tracey | Annie Mac | Beartooth | Belly | Bicep Live | Brockhampton | Courteeners | Creeper | Diplo | Dream Wife | Dua Lipa | Fredo | Ghetts | Hannah Wants | Hinds | Hollywood Undead | Hudson Taylor | IAMDDB | J Hus | Kojo Funds | Lil Pump | Mist | Mr EAZI | Ms Banks | My Nu Leng | Nadia Rose | Netsky b2b Jauz b2b Slushii | nothing,nowhere | Nothing But Thieves | Pale Waves | Papa Roach | Playboi Carti | Post Malone | Riton & Kah-Lo | Sigrid | Skepta | Ski Mask The Slump God | Sum 41 | The Blaze | The Magician | The Magic Gang | The Wombats | Tom Grennan | UnderØath | Waterparks | Wolf Alice | Wretch 32 | Yungen

Reading and Leeds

Kendrick Lamar, SZA - All The Stars


Reading and Leeds Festival will run from the 24 – 26 August 2018 across both sites.

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