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Reading Festival 2015
Little John's Farm, Reading

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Legendary and iconic are the words that spring to mind about Reading Festival. This one started  it's life as a Jazz and Blues festival way back in the 1960's but is now predominantly rock -  It's the daddy to Leeds and has always attracted huge performers - making it a very major player on the festival scene.

Reading began way back in 1960 when it was known as the National Jazz & Blues Festival held in the grounds of the Richmond Athletic Association.

By 1965 the music scene was begining to change in keeping with the whole 60's ethos and people were demanding something different so along came the Who, the Rolling Stones, Rod Stewart, Small Faces, Cream and The Yardbirds who all attracted a different crowd to the event. Noise complaints forced the 1966 festival to move to Windsor Racecourse, then in 1968 to Kempton Park and then, in 1969, to Plumpton. The festival arrived at its final destination - Reading - in 1971.

The 70's to the mid 1980s saw the festival booking the biggest names in the business, and promoting and advancing talents of new bands from around the world. The late 80s and early 90s saw yet more changes in the contemporary music scene with indie sounds and dance cross-over acts becoming ever more popular. Reading Festival did what it always does - it changed and adapted and in 1988 Mean Fiddler came on board, with that the future of the festival was assured.

Reading got itself a 'little baby' in 1999 with Leeds becoming the Northern half and both festivals taking place simultaneously.

For many fans the Reading and Leeds festival are the holy grail and the finale to the whole festival season. This is an iconic festival with a long tradition and history.

Reading attracts a predominantly younger crowd it's proper, full on rock and roll - a well loved and hugely popular festival with a great tradition and history, always attracting a major line up and always delivering.

Last update: 27/05/2015 10:53
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Pierce the Veil
Run the Jewels
Manchester Orchestra
Mumford & Sons (Headliner: England and Wales Festival Exclusive)
Royal Blood (UK Summer Festival Exclusive)
Bastille (England and Wales Festival Exclusive)
Rebel Sound feat. Chase & Status and Rage, David Rodigan and Shy FX
Catfish and The Bottlemen
Years & Years
Wolf Alice
Pretty Vicious
Jack Garratt
Hannah Wants
The Libertines (Headliner)
A$AP Ferg
All Time Low
American Football
Azealia Banks
Ben Kahn
Boy Better Know
Bring Me The Horizon (European Festival Exclusive)
Bury Tomorrow
Camo & Krooked
Cancer Bats
Circa Waves
Dillon Francis
Django Django
Everything Everything
Flatbush Zombies
Frank Turner (solo)
Frnkiero Andthe Cellabration
Glass Animals
Gorgon City
Hudson Mohawke
Jake Isaac
Jamie XX
Kendrick Lamar
Knife Party
Krept & Konan
Lethal Bizzle
Limp Bizkit
Little May
Lonely The Brave
Modern Life Is War
My Nu Leng
Neck Deep
New Found Glory
Nick Brewer
Panic! At the Disco
Porter Robinson
Rae Sremmurd
Rat Boy
San Fermin
Simple Plan
Swim Deep
The Bulletproof Bomb
The Districts
The Maccabees
The Menzingers
The Wombats
Toyboy & Robin
Tyler, The Creator
Walking On Cars
We Are The Ocean
While She Sleeps
Palma Violets
The Gaslight Anthem
Against Me!
Feed The Rhino
Twin Atlantic
Parquet Courts
Nothing But Thieves
The Skints
Jacob Plant
Maribou State
All We Are
Oliver Dollar
Charli XCX
Second City
Dimension x Kove
Evian Christ
99 Souls
Modern Baseball
The Bots
The Smith Street Band
Youth Man
And So I Watch You From Afar
Black Peaks
The One Hundred
Moose Blood
Queen Kwong
Single Mothers
Black Foxxes
Fort Hope
Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes
Hawk Eyes
Saint Raymond
Bear's Den
Eliza and The Bear
Hunter and The Bear
Lucy Rose
Bad Breeding
Little Comets
Mini Mansions
Hippo Campus
Sundara Karma
Black Honey
The Sherlocks
Ms Dynamite
Tempa T
Loyle Carner
Kiko Bun
Dope D.O.D.
Siobhan Bell
Isaiah Dreads
Mariachi El Bronx
The Bronx
The Struts
Twin Peaks
Hayden James
Ferdinand Weber
DJ Fresh
Riptide Movement
Maribou State
Petite Meller
The Six
The Bronx
Bo Ningen
God Damn
Skinny Lister
No Devotion
As It Is
Sunset Sons
Neon Waltz
Spring King
The Last Internationale
Remi Miles
This information was last updated on 27/05/2015 10:53. Please check with the event website for any last minute changes.
Ticket Info
The second batch of tickets for Reading & Leeds 2015 are on sale now.

Weekend tickets with camping cost £205.00 plus £8 booking fee + postage, early entry permits £20, Campervan permits £75.00, Lockers £16.00, Reading car parking £10.00. There is also a £50 instalment plan where you can put down £50 then the balance in monthly instalments. Children 12 and under are admitted free but must be accompanied by a ticket holding adult. Please note there is no separate children's area at this event.

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Where can I find Reading Festival?
Little John's Farm
Richfield Avenue
United Kingdom

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