Reading & Leeds Festivals 2014 line-up co-headliners announced

Paramore will co-headline the 2014 Reading & Leeds Festivals

Paramore will co-headline the 2014 Reading & Leeds Festivals


Organisers of Reading & Leeds Festivals 2014 have announced more bands for this summer’s line-up, including co-headliners Queens Of The Stone Age and Paramore.

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The rock music festival will take place over the August Bank Holiday weekend at sites in Reading and Leeds.

And rock heroes Queens Of The Stone Age and pop-rock trailblazers Paramore will co-headline at Richfield Avenue, Reading, on Friday, August 22 and at Bramham Park, Leeds, the following day in their only UK performances of 2014.

They join already confirmed headliners, pop-punk legends Blink-182, who perform their only UK shows of 2014 on the Sunday at Reading and Friday at Leeds, and multi BRIT and NME Award-winning Arctic Monkeys, who will grace the stage in an England and Wales festival exclusive set on Saturday at Reading and Sunday at Leeds.

Following the expansion of the festival last year to encompass even more music and genres, Reading & Leeds are back with a line-up that’s more diverse than ever.

Queens Of The Stone Age will co-headline the 2014 Reading & Leeds FestivalsQueens Of The Stone Age will co-headline the 2014 Reading & Leeds Festivals

Also announced on Monday night were Vampire Weekend, St Albans post-hardcore heroes Enter Shikari, Deaf Havana, Hacktivist, Temples and Drenge, Imagine Dragons, Foster The People, The Hives, Peace, Bombay Bicycle Club, Chvrches, Don Broco, Cage The Elephant, NERO (live), Pendulum (DJ set), Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, A Day To Remember, Sleeping With Sirens, Clean Bandit, Jungle and Flume.

Enter Shikari frontman Rou Reynolds (@RouReynolds) tweeted his delight at joining the festival’s line-up.

On Twitter, he posted the message: “Can’t wait to get back on that main stage at Reading/Leeds again this year. #RandL14”

With festival veterans You Me At Six returning to Reading & Leeds and Jake Bugg making a well-deserved step up to the main stage, the 2014 line-up is certainly taking shape.

Reading & Leeds Festival 2014


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The Grammy Award-winning Vampire Weekend and multi Grammy Award-winning hip-hop duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will also hit the main stage for what promises to be an incredible set alongside fellow Americans Imagine Dragons and Foster The People, and the UK’s Deaf Havana.

Over on the NME/Radio 1 Stage alongside previously announced headliners Disclosure and Courteeners are Bombay Bicycle Club, who return to the festivals armed with their new number one album So Long, See You Tomorrow, as well as catchy electronic pop group Chvrches, UK single chart-toppers Clean Bandit and mysterious London hype duo Jungle.

This year’s BBC Radio 1 Dance Stage is shaping up to be as exciting as ever, with already confirmed headliners Netsky Live joined by Australian superstar Flume and a special DJ set from drum ‘n’ bass heavyweights Pendulum.

Across the festival there will be performances from Klaxons, David Rodigan, Lower Than Atlantis, Boys Noize, Danny Brown, Eagulls, The Fat White Family and many more.

With many more acts to be announced in the coming weeks across these stages, as well as the Festival Republic Stage, Lock Up Stage, The Pit, BBC Introducing Stage and the Alternative Stage, this year promises to be another huge one for Reading & Leeds.

The full line-up announced so far:

(* = Exclusive festival performance)

(** = Exclusive performance)

A Day To Remember **

Andy C

Annie Mac


Arctic Monkeys *


Ben Pearce

Blink-182 **

Bombay Bicycle Club


Boys Noize


Cage The Elephant *


Circa Waves

Clean Bandit

Courteeners **

Danny Brown

David Rodigan MBE

Deaf Havana

Die Antwoord


Don Broco *



Enter Shikari **


Foster The People


Gorgon City



I Am Legion

Imagine Dragons


Jacob Plant

Jake Bugg *

Jimmy Eat World

Joey Bada$$


Klaxons *

Krept & Konan



Lower Than Atlantis

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis **



Neck Deep

Nero (Live) **

Netsky Live

Of Mice & Men **

Paramore **


Pendulum (DJ set) *

Pusha T

Queens Of The Stone Age **

Royal Blood


Sleeping With Sirens **


The 1975

The Fat White Family

The Hives **

The Neighbourhood

Vampire Weekend *

Vic Mensa



Wolf Alice

You Me At Six **

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