Reading and Leeds Festival have announced the second wave of acts for this year’s festivals. Folk-rockers Mumford and Sons will join Metallica as headliners, and Royal Blood will play at the festival in a UK summer exclusive.
Bastille, Deadmau5, Rebel Sound (featuring Chase and Status, Rage, David Rodigan and Shy FX), Catfish And The Bottlemen, Years and Years, Wolf Alice, Pretty Vicious, Jack Garratt and Hannah Wants have all been added to the impressive line-up. They will be joining Metallica, Pierce The Veil, Refused, Manchester Orchestra, Jamie T, Wilkinson (Live) and Run The Jewels.
“With today’s announcement of a further eight great acts joining the bill, the Reading & Leeds line-up is already shaping up to be one of the best ever and I’m looking forward to revealing the third headliner and even more great artists soon,” says festival boss Melvin Benn. Reading and Leeds Festival will take place from August 28 to August 30, and tickets are on sale now.