Comedy and Silent Disco for Reading/Leeds
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05 August 2008
The comedy and after hours programmes have been announced for this year's Reading and Leeds festivals.
In addition to the huge line up of bands, fans at both festivals will be treated to late night entertainment, including
comedy and spoken word from the likes of Brendan Burns, Henry Rollins and Jeffrey
Organisers have announced that a silent disco will be run in the NME/Radio One stage after
the bands finish, with DJs including BBC Radio 1's Bethan Elfyn and Steve Lamacq.
Festival will see live music beginning on the Thursday night (August 21), with local label Dance To
The Radio hosting the BBC Introducing stage. Bands already confirmed include Grammatics, Dinosaur
Pile-Up, The Wallbirds, Broken Records and Wintermute.
sites will be able to take in entertainment at the Alternative Stage, which will see comedy, spoken word and cabaret
from a number of high profile performers. The line up so far looks like this:
Beans On Toast
Killers, Rage Against The Machine and Metallica are set to headline the festivals
which take place at Little Johns Farm, Reading and Branham Park, Leeds from 22-24
August. Click HERE for the latest Reading line-up and HERE for the latest Leeds bill.
Both festivals have completely sold out.