Reading Festival 2011 News
Reading and Leeds Festival organiser Melvin Benn has admitted that he has "mixed" feelings about some of last year's Reading and Leeds line-up.
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UK chart-invading newcomer Ed Sheeran has been handed the 'Best Breakthrough Artist' award at the UK Festival Awards 2011.
Brooklyn punks Cerebral Ballzy will headline the last of the Sailor Jerry Presents gigs for 2011.
The Vaccines have created a music video entirely from fan-submitted festival photos for their latest single, 'Wetsuit'.
The finalists for the Live Music Business Awards 2011 have been announced, with Foo Fighters, Slipknot and Beyonce poised to fight it out for the Best Festival Performance award, and Reading, Glastonbury, Bestival and Sonisphere also getting nods.
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Early bird Reading and Leeds 2012 tickets went on sale at 9am this morning (Thursday).
Viva Brother have revealed that Beady Eye frontman Liam Gallagher has taken back what he said about the group, saying he likes them.
Early bird Reading and Leeds 2012 tickets will go on sale later this week, organisers have confirmed.
The Strokes at Reading Festival 2011 - review. We want your reviews too!
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My Chemical Romance at Reading Festival 2011 - review. We want your reviews too!
The Horrors at Reading Festival 2011 - review. We want your reviews too!
Seasick Steve at Reading Festival 2011 - review. We want your reviews too!
Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All at Reading Festival 2011 - review. We want your reviews too!
The Kills at Reading Festival 2011 - review. We want your reviews too!
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Bombay Bicycle Club at Reading Festival 2011 - review. We want your reviews too!
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Pulp at Reading Festival 2011 - review. We want your reviews too!
US rock icons Jane's Addiction have cancelled their NME/Radio One Tent headline shows at Reading and Leeds Festivals 2011 citing lead singer Perry Farrell is suffering with a swollen throat.
Rival Schools at Reading Festival 2011 - review. We want your reviews too!
After this year's devastation at Belgium festival, Pukkelpop, extra weather precautions have been put in place for Reading and Leeds Festivals, taking place this weekend.
Pulled Apart By Horses at Reading Festival 2011 - review. We want your reviews too!
Frankie & The Heartstrings at Reading Festival 2011 - review. We want your reviews too!
The Computers at Reading Festival 2011 - review. We want your reviews too!
New Found Glory at Reading Festival 2011 - review. We want your reviews too!
Reading and Leeds Festival organiser Melvin Benn has revealed secret plans for Muse's headline set.
Patrick Wolf at Reading Festival 2011 - review. We want your reviews too!
Deftones at Reading Festival 2011 - review. We want your reviews too!
The Offspring at Reading Festival 2011 - review. We want your reviews too!
Tom Vek at Reading Festival 2011 - review. We want your reviews too!
30 Seconds To Mars at Reading Festival 2011 - review. We want your reviews too!
Beady Eye at Reading Festival 2011 - review. We want your reviews too!
"Everybody's a journalist and critic nowadays," tweeted rapper Jay Electronica, and for festival-goers at Reading and Leeds 2011, everybody will have the chance to swirl their quill for Virtual Festivals too.
Festival-goers travelling to and from Reading Festival by train could be affected by planned engineering and improvement works in the area this weekend.
Weekend tickets for Leeds Festival 2011 have now sold out.
It's time to look ahead to this weekend's Reading and Leeds 2011, Creamfields 2011, South West Four 2011 weather forecasts.
The Mirror reports Peter Doherty and Carl Barat are once again reforming The Libertines for a full scale UK and European tour next year.
The Reading and Leeds 2011 stage times have been officially revealed.
Reading and Leeds Festival 2011 stage times have leaked on a website forum, suggesting that Frank Turner will play a secret set in the Lock Up Tent.
Police at Reading Festival 2011 have again been granted additional powers to deal with any troublemakers at the event.
Bollocks To Poverty have announced that they will host a series of secret performances at Reading Festival 2011.
Foster The People have cancelled their appearance at Pukkelpop 2011.
The final few names have been added to the Reading And Leeds 2011 line-up, with this year's comperes also confirmed for both sites.
The music festival market is saturated, a number of top UK festival bosses have argued.
The Sony/PIAS distribution centre in Enfield has been badly damaged in a fire during the riots in London.
Weekend tickets for Reading Festival 2011 are still on sale despite an official statement they had sold out.
More acts have been confirmed for the Reading and Leeds Festival 2011 line up as bosses reveal the BBC Introducing Stage names.
It took longer than usual, but weekend Reading Festival 2011 tickets finally sold out Tuesday evening, with Friday-only tickets the only passes now available.
Music video site Muzu.tv is giving festival-goers a chance to win Reading and Leeds 2011 tickets.
The first bands for the Reading and Leeds 2011 line up on the BBC Introducing Stage have been announced, as the winners of the annual Futuresound competition were revealed.
Little Roy and Youn Legionnaire are the latest additions to the Festival Republic Stage as part of the Reading & Leeds 2011 line up.
Festival Republic boss Melvin Benn has insisted that Michael Eavis was "wrong" to say that festivals "are on the way out", launching a robust defence of the state of the industry.
Liftsharing site goCarShare has launched a competition that could see users win VIP tickets to Sonisphere and Wakestock 2012.
A heap of festivals based at London's Victoria Park, including Lovebox, High Voltage and Field Day, have signed a charter which aims to "improve the access to and experience of live music for deaf and disabled people."
Mancunian indie heroes Elbow are set to launch their own brand of beer at Manchester Food and Drink Festival this October.
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Pete Doherty has been released from prison a month early, allowing him to top the Festival Republic stage at Reading and Leeds 2011.
Reading and Leeds 2011 have announced some new names for their Alternative Stage, with Dizraeli, Rob Rouse and Tom Wrigglesworth appearing at both sites.
Cloud Control, Ed Sheeran, Tom Vek and Digitalism are among the names confirmed for the Festival Republic Stage at Reading and Leeds 2011.
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Secondary ticketing site viagogo are offering £100 off of Isle Of Wight Festival and Reading and Leeds Festival tickets.
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Berlin Festival 2011, held at various venues in the German capital from 9-10 September, have added ten new acts to the line-up.
Pete Doherty should be released from prison in time to play the Reading And Leeds Festivals, it's emerged today.
Peter Doherty is likely to miss scheduled festival shows at Reading and Leeds 2011 and Oxegen 2011 after being sentenced to six months in prison.
Ten new acts confirmed for Alternative Stage at Reading and Leeds Festivals 2011.
Lift-sharers heading to Reading, Leeds, Sonisphere, Wakestock and Latitude could win themselves a VIP upgrade to this year's events by signing up to a new website.
Reading and Leeds 2011 tickets are currently going for well under face value on secondary ticketing sites like viagogo.
Post-hardcore group Letlive have been added to the Reading and Leeds 2011 line up.
Liam Gallagher has vowed to "never" go to Glastonbury again.
Descendents and The Mighty Mighty Bosstones will headline the Reading and Leeds Festival 2011 Lock-Up Stages this summer, organisers have announced.
Festival Republic and Live Nation will send out tickets for their events as soon as possible from now on, as part of a crackdown on fraudulent ticket websites, BBC News reports.
Organisers use local press to reveal secret act to play the Cockpit this Saturday evening.
UNKLE, Simian Mobile Disco and Sub Focus are among the latest acts confirmed for Reading and Leeds Festival 2011.
If you've been reading the news this week, you may have come across articles highlighting the dangers of Lyme disease, which is passed on by ticks that tend to be found in rural areas and on livestock.
Glassjaw are the latest act confirmed for Reading Festival 2011 and Leeds Festival 2011.
Flogging Molly are the latest act to self-confirm for Glastonbury Festival 2011 with the event to return to Worthy Farm, Pilton in Somerset from 22-26 June.
Muse are set to play 'Origin Of Symmetry' in its entirety at their Reading & Leeds headline spots in the summer.
It looks like a day of leaks after a photo of the Reading and Leeds Festival 2011 line-ups appeared on the internet showing that Muse, My Chemical Romance and The Strokes are set to headline.
Reading Festival 2011 and Leeds Festival 2011 tickets are set to go on sale at 7.15pm today (Monday) with both festivals set to return from 26-28 August.
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As leaked earlier today (Monday), My Chemical Romance, The Strokes and Muse are set to headline Reading Festival 2011 and Leeds Festival 2011.
Reading Festival organisers have announced the residents' pre-sale tickets are to go on sale 36 hours in advance of the general release tickets.
Tickets for Reading and Leeds Festivals 2011, which take place from 26-28 August 2011, are set to go on sale at 7pm on Monday 21 March.
The Strokes have once again been tipped by The Sun to headline this year's Reading and Leeds Festivals today (22 February).
Elbow frontman Guy Garvey has sparked rumours that his band are set to play Glastonbury Festival 2011.
My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way has stoked up the festival rumour mill once more, after he announced onstage on Saturday night (12 February) that they will headline a UK festival this summer.
Melvin Benn, festival promoter for Reading and Leeds Festival, has stated all three headline acts are "staggeringly good" and will not be headlining any other festivals.
Californian electro-punks, Funeral Party have let slip that they will perform at this year's Reading and Leeds Festivals.
The organisers behind the UK's Reading and Leeds, Latitude and Big Chill Festivals have announced that they are set to host a major new festival in Orlando, FL, USA.
Virtual Festivals would like to wish all of our users a very Merry Christmas and an ecstatically happy New Year.
Here at VF Towers we've been scouring the country's toilet venues and spent the last few weeks perusing the depths of MySpace to bring you the 21 acts set to be big at festivals in 2011.
We've teamed up with Festival Annual to offer you £10 off of this year's edition of the photo book, which documented the very best of the 2010 UK and Irish festival season.
Reading and Leeds Festival 2011 tickets are still on sale, a week after they went on sale.
Early bird weekend tickets for Reading Festival 2011 and Leeds Festival 2011 have gone on sale today (Friday 3 December).
Early bird tickets for Reading Festival 2011 and Leeds Festival 2011 go on sale tomorrow morning (Friday 3 December) at 9am.
The Strokes are rumoured for a headline slot at next year's Reading and Leeds festivals.
Vodaphone are set to offer customers exclusive ticket pre-sales for all Festival Republic events in 2011.
You can now get the Festival Annual 10 for an even cheaper price of £11.95 by entering our special code.
Websites selling non-existent tickets to Britain's biggest events grossed an estimate of £12million last year and continue to exploit consumer laws.
Festival Republic chief, Melvin Benn, is set to undertake a 435km charity bike ride in Africa called Making Tracks.
We would like to apologise for the disruption to VF's service yesterday (19th October) and any alarm caused by the warning messages that may have appeared in your web browser when you tried to access the site.
Red Hot Chili Peppers' drummer Chad Smith has revealed that the group are set to play festivals again in 2011.
Voting in the UK Festival Awards 2010 longlists will close tomorrow (Tuesday).
Reading Festival 2011 tickets have gone on sale.
Reading Festival 2011 dates have been announced.