Cherubs, The Paddingtons, Ladytron, The Caesars and Mystery Jets are among the bands that have just been confirmed for the Carling Stage at this year's Reading and Leeds festivals.
The Carling Stage is the ‘third’ music arena at the two festivals, playing host to bands that are up-and-coming, on the brink, or, er, Echo & the Bunnymen!
The line up is as follows:
Reading – Friday, Leeds – Saturday
Ladytron, Charlotte Hatherley, Saul Williams, The National, Mando Diao, The Paddingtons, We Are Scientists, The Blood Arm, Cherubs, Two Gallants, The Rogers Sisters.
Reading – Saturday, Leeds – Sunday
The Go! Team, The Raveonettes, Sleater Kinney, The Caesars, Yeti, The Mystery Jets, 747’s, Clor, Neon.
Reading – Sunday, Leeds – Friday
Echo and the Bunnymen, Adam Green, Dresden Dolls, Engineers, Amusement Parks On Fire, Komakino, Towers Of London, The Rifles, Battle, Every Move A Picture, Young Offenders Institute, Boy Kill Boy, Forward Russia.
The Reading and Leeds festivals take place over three days, from 26-28 August, at Little John’s Farm, Reading, and Bramham Park, Leeds.
Pixies, Iron Maiden and Foo Fighters headline, with Marilyn Manson, The Killers, Razorlight, Kings Of Leon, Queens Of The Stone Age, and many more also on the bill.