Date: 25 Aug 2006
- 27 Aug 2006
Venue: Little Johns Farm, UK
Best Headline Performance
(UK Festivals Awards2006)
Franz And Primal Scream Crown Reading
Franz Ferdinand and Primal Scream brought day one of the Reading to a fitting close, the two bands wowing crowds during their
respective headline sets...
Panic! Singer Knocked Out At Reading
Panic! At The Disco singer Brendon Urie has been knocked out by a bottle thrown from the crowd during the band's set on the
opening day of Reading Festival. He's recovered though - and the show HAS gone on...
Reading/Leeds Tix For Spinto Mandolin
The Spinto Band are offering a pair of tickets to either the Reading or Leeds festival in exchange for the return of their
mandolin, which was stolen from their Manchester gig last night...
The Organ And Paramore Pull Reading/Leeds
The Organ and Paramore have been forced to cancel their performances at this weekend's Reading and Leeds festivals due to
Reading And Leeds Stage Times
You can start planning your Carling Weekend now thanks to organisers publishing stage running orders early. Just don't start
planning any riots - because they're going to come down hard...
Fancy Yourself As A Festival Film-Maker?
Or just want to actually remember this year's Carling Weekend? A brand new competition is giving you the chance to do both.
Ten lucky winners will be given a camcorder to record your experience at Reading or Leeds...
The Vines for Reading and Leeds
The Vines have been added to the lineup for the Reading and Leeds festivals. The Australian rockers will play before Primal
Scream and Dizzee Rascal on the Radio 1/NME Stage.
Win Wolfmother's Reading tickets
Wolfmother are giving away a pair of Reading VIP tickets to one budding music video producer. The band are asking fans to
create their own 30-second vid for new single 'Woman'. Hopefully the Aussie trio will still be able to get in...
Muse reveal fave new live tracks
EXCLUSIVE: Muse bassist Chris Wolstenholme has told VF about the new tracks he predicts will be the highlights of their headlining
sets at Reading and Leeds - but warns they could perform the worst gigs of their lives!
Full lineup for Reading/Leeds Carling Stage
Bedouin Soundclash, Nouvelle Vague, and Animal Collective will headline the Carling Stage at Reading and Leeds this year,
with dozens more acts confirmed for the UK's best new bands tent...
Lock Up Stage for Reading and Leeds
Reel Big Fish, Sick Of It All, Hundred Reasons, Rise Against, and Anti Flag are just a few of the bands who'll be rocking
the Lock Up Stage at this year's Reading and Leeds festivals. Read on for the full lineup...
5 more, 1 less for Reading & Leeds
Towers of London, Killswitch Engage, Aiden, Duels and Fields have been added to the line-up, whilst Audioslave have cancelled
their appearance, at this year's Carling Weekend: Reading and Leeds Festivals
Dance lineup for Reading and Leeds
2 Many DJs, Coldcut, Vitalic, Lady Sovereign, and Spank Rock are among the acts confirmed to play the dance tent at this year's
Reading and Leeds festivals...
Loads more for Reading & Leeds
Many more acts have been announced for the Main Stage and the Radio 1/ NME Stage at the Reading and Leeds festivals taking
place on 25-27 August.
First acts confirmed for Reading/Leeds
Franz Ferdinand, Muse, and Pearl Jam will headline this year's Reading and Leeds festivals, topping another stunning lineup
that also includes Kaiser Chiefs, Arctic Monkeys, Placebo, and many more. Buy tickets here...
Pearl Jam for Reading/Leeds?
According to tabloid reports over the weekend Pearl Jam are being lined up to headline this summer's Reading and Leeds festivals
- and Arctic Monkeys could be elevated to fill another of the top slots...
Two more for Reading and Leeds
EXCLUSIVE: Having already revealed two of the three headliners for this year's Reading and Leeds Festivals, we can now further
wet your appetites with another two bands set to feature high up the bill.
First four for Reading and Leeds
EXCLUSIVE: Virtual Festivals can reveal four of the biggest bands playing at this year's Reading and Leeds Festivals, including
two of the headliners. It's all strictly rumour, of course (but true!)
Son Of Dork snub UK Fests - shocker
Son Of Dork have announced they will not be playing any festivals in the UK and have branded UK Festival-goers "f***ing rude",
in reference to the less than favourable reception that greeted Fightstar at Reading and Leeds last year.
RETRACTION: Loos journalism!
VF would like to make it clear that these toilets were NOT at this year's Reading Festival and that the company which owns
them has nothing to do with the rock fest having the baddest bogs...
Reading Festival 2006 Discussion