Date: 27 Aug 2004 - 29 Aug 2004
Venue: Little Johns Farm, UK
Two out of the three main stage headliners for next year's Carling Reading and Leeds festivals have already been decided upon, according to Mean Fiddler's director of festivals Melvin Benn.
A pair of rubber boots, signed at this year's Reading Festival by stars including Franz Ferdinand, The Darkness, Lostprophets and Supergrass, are being auctioned online for Children In Need.
Peel, 65, whose broadcasting career spanned 40 years, was on a working holiday in the city of Cuzco with his wife Sheila when he suffered a fatal heart attack. Artists and fans all over the world are now paying tribute.
In an astonishing u-turn, Mean Fiddler has ousted chief executive Dean James and scrapped a planned acquisition because its founder and chairman, Vince Power, has refused to go.
50 Cent is reportedly wanted for police questioning after a fan claimed the US rapper threw a microphone in his face at the Carling Reading Festival last month.
Festival organisers were given a clear message of 'don't stop the rock' last night, when festival goers at Reading bottled off 50 Cent. Earlier in the day, The Rasmus befell a similar fate.
It's been hammering it down with rain and looks it like there could be more to come this weekend, prompting Reading Festival organisers to issue a weather warning urging people to come prepared.
Dolls frontman David Johansen has told reporters his band will fulfil all upcoming tour commitments, including the Carling weekender, despite the recent death of bassist Arthur Kane.
American rockers The Walkmen have pulled out of their two appearances at the Carling Weekender in Reading and and Leeds later this month.
Several new bands have just been added to the bill of world's most northerly music festival, complimenting an already impressive line-up which includes Keane, The Stills and Radio 4.
For the second year running, those clever people at Network Rail have decided to undertake major repairs on the Paddington to Reading line, on the weekend thousands of festival-goers need to use it!
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All tickets for the Reading leg of the Carling Weekender have now been sold, Mean Fiddler announced today.
Admitting singer Craig Nicholls is suffering from mental and physical exhaustion, The Vines have pulled out of their scheduled performances at the Carling Weekender Reading and Leeds festivals.
Hip-hop favourite Roots Manuva, cut-up kings 2 Many DJs, and bleep-warrior Squarepusher lead the charge.
Virtual Festivals brings you a new online way of pre-ordering tents and other equipment to be picked up later from inside the festival. It's aptly named 'Sorted!' and it starts in time for Glastonbury
The line up for the Carling Stage has been announced and The Distillers are special guests on the Main Stage for the day headlined by The Darkness (Fri, Reading/Sat, Leeds)
Another clutch of bands for the Radio One Stage including The Fiery Furnaces, Stereolab and The (International) Noise Conspiracy, and return of The Concrete Jungle
Super Furry Animals, MC5, Auf Der Maur, The Stills, The Ordinary Boys, Har Mar Superstar, British Sea Power and more have been added to the second stage at the Carling Weekend
More bands have been added to the Main Stage line-up including Goldie Lookin' Chain, The Rasmus and Taking Back Sunday. Plus, My Morning Jacket will play an exclusive set at Leeds
As temperatures rise across the country, tickets for the summer's festivals continue to disappear. Organisers have announced that the Reading leg of the Carling Weekend has sold out.
Don't expect to be amazed by this news of line-up arrangements for the Leeds and Reading Weekend...but at least a lot of rumours are starting to become confirmations!
Darkness singer Justin Hawkins has launched a vicious tabloid attack against the Glastonbury Festival, following Michael Eavis' alleged comments that the band wanted an extortionate sum to perform this year...
A whole host of top bands join The Darkness and White Stripes at this year's Carling Weekend Reading and Leeds Festivals. We have full details. Tickets are onsale NOW!
Mozza has been speaking to the music press about his summer plans in the Uk.
Considering their progress in their last 12 months it comes as no surprise that the Brit Award winners have the clout to dominate the Festival circuit
If you've been wondering why no announcement has been made about when Reading and Leeds tickets will go on sale whilst some agencies are advertising 1st March then here's the reason...
Jack White has announced on stage that the band are set to make good on their promise to headline this year's festivals...