We’re nearly at Reading & Leeds, with the festival kicking off in just over two weeks. Time to add some more bands, then.
The line-up for this year’s BBC Introducing Stage has been announced, featuring a bunch of new and emerging talent.
Standout names performing this year include Muncie Girls, EAT FAST and Happy Accidents, all of whom will play the Friday at Reading and Saturday at Leeds. Headlining that day will be Coquin Migale, with other appearances from Paris Youth Foundation, AIRWAYS, The Wholls, Strong Asian Mothers and Jordan Allen.
That Saturday at Reading and Sunday of Leeds will see Fronteers, Ten Tonnes, The Shimmer Band, High Tyde, Cameron A G, The Tin Pigeons, Avalanche Party, Tiny Giant, HAUS and We Were Giants, while the Sunday of Reading and Friday of Leeds features SuperGlu, K.O.G & The Zongo Brigade, Lawrence Taylor, Tusk, Sonny Green, Mowbeck, Mouses, Arctic Lake, CaStleS and Hardwicke Circus.
The stage will also play host to Centre Stage Competition winners Faux Pas and Futuresound Competition runners up DUSK, The Indigo Project, VEXXES, NIGHT OWLS and Adore//repel. There will also be some surprise appearances at the Reading leg from more established bands.
Leeds Festival will kick off on Thursday 25th as Dance To The Radio return to host the BBC Introducing Stage. The Wytches, Blood Red Shoes, FREAK, Blackwaters and Forever Cult will all perform.
FULL LINEUP ADDITIONS ANNOUNCED
DANCE TO THE RADIO STAGE (Leeds Only, Thursday)
Blood Red Shoes
BBC INTRODUCING STAGE
The Shimmer Band
Strong Asian Mothers
Paris Youth Foundation
The Tin Pigeons
K.O.G And The Zongo Brigade
We Were Giants
The Indigo Project