Reading and Leeds Festival to have two main stages on each site in 2021

The event, which sees acts rotate between Reading and Leeds. had been due to happen last weekend but was called off due to the coronavirus pandemic. The event, which sees acts rotate between Reading and Leeds. had been due to happen last weekend but was called off due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Now 2021's headliners will be Stormzy, Liam Gallagher, Post Malone, Catfish And The Bottlemen, Disclosure and Queens Of The Stone Age.

Up to 200.000 fans are expected at next year's events - from 27 to 29 August.

The head of the event's promoters Festival Republic, Melvin Benn, said it was their "most epic plan yet".

"Two main stages, six headliners, the best line up of acts 2021 will see and 200,000 fans are going to celebrate the best music," he added.

The event, regarded by many live music fans as second only to Glastonbury in the annual UK music calendar, will also include AJ Tracey, Doja Cat, Lewis Capaldi, Mabel and Two Door Cinema Club, along with rappers Ashnikko, DaBaby and Fever 333.

Rapper Stormzy and former Oasis frontman Gallagher had been due to headline the 2020 events - along with rock band Rage Against The Machine - and the organisers were able to retain the services of both British superstars.

Read the full story at https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-53974130

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