Reading & Leeds confirm more artists and stage splits23rd February 2018
Reading & Leeds Festivals have today released an updated lineup poster, confirming more bands and also detailing the stages on which they will perform.
Joining an already varied lineup are The Vaccines, Shame, The Horrors, and Slaves. They join a lineup featuring Wolf Alice, Kendrick Lamar, Kings of Leon, Courteneers, Sum 41, and Pendulum.
See the updated poster below:
One Twitter user daubed Reading & Leeds as the festival starter pack.
i love reading and leeds but it fully is the uk festival starter pack
— benny p (@BennyP404) February 23, 2018
Another fan was left confused after The Wombats may have changed from Friday to Saturday, leaving fans who’d purchased day tickets unhappy. We’ve reached out to the organisers for clarification.
Bought a Leeds ticket for Friday for @thewombats but now you’ve put them as Saturday?! Wtf.
— Anna Savage (@AnnaSavage157) February 23, 2018
Reading & Leeds 2017 ban pineapples
Pineapples were added to the list of prohibited items at Reading & Leeds in 2017, owing to fans of Glass Animals who notoriously bring hundreds of the fruit to the band’s gigs. This is a reference to one of their lyrics, and at the time, their drummer had this to say:
“Anyone who wasn’t bringing a pineapple definitely is now, It’s fruitist. Watermelons are fine, but not pineapples?”