New acts and information announced for Reading and Leeds 2021 - here are the details

Friday, 25th September 2020, 2:33 pm
Updated Friday, 25th September 2020, 2:33 pm

Details of who will play where and when at next year’s Reading and Leeds Festival have been revealed – as well as some new names for the line-up.

Tickets have now gone on sale for the event, which is due to run from August 27 to 29 2021.

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It plans to return to Reading’s Richfield Avenue and Leeds’ Bramham Park with headliners Stormzy, Liam Gallagher, Post Malone, Queens of the Stone Age, Catfish and the Bottlemen and Disclosure.Additions to the line-up include Gerry Cinnamon, girl in red and Sports Team.

Among the acts playing on the Friday at Reading and the Saturday at Leeds are Stormzy, Lewis Capaldi and AJ Tracy.

Those playing on the Saturday at Reading and the Sunday at Leeds include Post Malone, Sigrid, Disclosure and The Wombats.

The line-up for the Sunday at Reading and Friday at Leeds features Charli XCX, Liam Gallagher, Queens of the Stone Age, Yungblud and many more.

Reading and Leeds Festival have also announced several more names across the 2021 main stages. Celebrated British hardcore punk band Gallows make a almighty return to Reading and Leeds, having last performed at the festivals in 2013.

Following their stratospheric rise in 2020, indie alt rock six-piece Sports Team are set for an explosive return to Reading and Leeds in 2021.

Nova Twins also promise to bring boundless energy to the Reading and Leeds stages.Dreya Mac’s explosion onto the rap scene with her debut single ‘Skippin’ quickly showed the world her ferocious multiple abilities - singing, rapping, dancing and directing.

Liverpool’s ever-popular indie rockers The Wombats are also making a return to the Reading and Leeds stages, bringing a selection of their infectious, guitar-driven beats and hooks from across their four studio albums.

Manchester’s house DJ duo Solardo have rapidly become the main flag-bearers for their hometown’s musical history, while Gerry Cinnamon will be bringing his relatable, anthemic, sing-a-long hits including Canter and Sometimes to the festival for the first time.

With more than 50 million followers and the third most-followed music channel in the UK behind Ed Sheeran and One Direction, Watford-born YouTuber and rapper KSI is set to take to the Reading and Leeds festival stage next year. Evolving from a YouTube sensation to boxing champion to a bonafide, respected artist, fans can expect him to play tracks from his critically acclaimed debut studio album Dissimulation.

girl in red brings a striking blend of raw and relatable alternative pop from Norway, quickly becoming celebrated for her unapologetic, powerful songs about love, mental health and sexuality. Since breaking onto the scene in 2018, girl in red has captured the attention and hearts of her 6.7 million monthly Spotify listeners, swiftly establishing her as a teenage queer icon.

Fans can be the first to hear further line-up announcements, artist news and much more by signing up to the newsletters at www.readingfestival.com and www.leedsfestival.com or via the official Reading & Leeds Festival app, available to download now on Android and iOS.

Day tickets and full weekend tickets are on sale via the https://www.ticketmaster.co.uk/reading-and-leeds-festival site.