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21st Nov 2018

Foo Fighters, Post Malone & more announced as Reading & Leeds 2019 headliners

Will Lavin

Reading 2019 is set to be a big one

Reading & Leeds Festivals have today revealed Foo Fighters, Twenty One Pilots, The 1975 and Post Malone as its 2019 headliners.

Taking place at Reading’s famous Richfield Avenue and Leeds’ legendary Bramham Park next August bank holiday weekend (23rd-25th), other names announced include: The Amazons, Bastille, Billie Eilish, Blossoms, Bowling For Soup, Camelphat, Crucast, Denis Sulta, The Distillers, G Flip, Hayley Kiyoko, Juice Wrld, Not3S, Pale Waves, Pvris, Stefflon Don, Sundara Karma and Yungblud.

Following up their sold out shows at the London Stadium (twice) and Manchester’s Etihad, one of the world’s biggest rock band, Foo Fighters, will make their triumphant return to headline Reading & Leeds in 2019. With nearly 30 million records sold, and fresh from packing out the world’s biggest venues – Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Nate Mendel, Chris Shiflett, Pat Smear and Rami Jaffee will bring their three-hour-plus rock marathon master class back to headlining Reading & Leeds, a tradition they began in 2002.

Grammy Award-winning Twenty One Pilots (Ohioans Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun) will be bringing their incendiary live show to Reading & Leeds fresh off the back of their worldwide Bandito tour and career-defining show’s at London’s Wembley Arena.

Making their Main Stage headline debut are The 1975. The Manchester four piece have had a phenomenal rise to fame over the past few years, selling out shows across the world and releasing their critically acclaimed second album I like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so unaware of it, which debuted at number one in the UK and the US.

Undoubtedly one of the hottest names in the world right now, Post Malone returns to headline Reading & Leeds on his second ever appearance. Posty has been on an unprecedented trajectory of success, this year drawing some of the biggest crowds over the entire festival weekend and is now the first act since Nirvana to go from afternoon to top of the bill with a sophomore album in consecutive years.

With hundreds of acts set to play, Reading and Leeds is set to again be the unmissable festival weekend of the summer – defining and celebrating the sounds of modern ground-breaking music, as well as a world-class comedy line up.

Tickets go on sale Friday November 23rd 2018 here:

If you’re lucky enough to be a Barclaycard holder, pre-sale tickets are available now from