Red Hot Chili Peppers, The 1975 and The Courteeners confirmed for Reading and Leeds!



The rumour mill can finally take a bit of a break today as the first names for Reading and Leeds Festival have been announced – and man are they some cracking names!

Make sure you clear your diary for the August Bank Holiday weekend and get those tickets booked as Red Hot Chili Peppers, The 1975 and The Courteeners have been confirmed as the first lot of headliners!

DJ EZ, Boy Better Know, Hinds and Twenty One Pilots will also be joining in the fun.

Organiser Melvin Benn said of the line-up: “I’m thrilled to be able to announce Red Hot Chili Peppers as the first headliner for Reading & Leeds 2016, as a festival exclusive. Their incredible live show will be an unforgettable headline performance at the UK’s biggest music festival.”

With previous acts including Arctic Monkeys, Blink 182, Foo Fighters, Muse (we really could go on all morning with this!), there are sure to be more great names announced soon – get that rumour mill up and running again!

Reading and Leeds Festival tickets are on sale now. Make sure to find yours here before it’s too late!

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