BBC Introducing announces Leeds and Reading line-up Posted on Tue 8th August 2017
including Cassia, Ider and Pale Waves
Photo by Lauren McDermott
Cassia, Low Island, Ider, Plaza, and Pale Waves are among the 37 emerging artists set to perform on the BBC Music Introducing stages at Reading and Leeds Festival this year.
BBC Radio 1 DJ Huw Stephens announced the list last night and 2017 marks 10 years of BBC Music Introducing hosting stages at Leeds & Reading Festival.
Huw Stephens said:
“Reading and Leeds is a huge deal for music fans and playing it is an even bigger deal. BBC Music Introducing is a really exciting part of the festival now, showcasing new talent that’s breaking through and championed by the shows that nominate them to play. You will see something new and awesome every time you stop by!”
The BBC Introducing stage has been the launch pad for many artists who have become global artists including: Florence And The Machine, Catfish And The Bottlemen, Slaves, Jack Garratt, The 1975, Jake Bugg, Rae Morris, James Bay, Izzy Bizu and George Ezra
The full list of acts due to play the BBC Introducing Stages at this years Leeds & Reading Festival are:
Reading, Friday 25th / Leeds Saturday 26th: Avenoir, Brooke Bentham, Honey Arcade, Moses, Olly Chamberlain, Phundo Art, Plaza, Rale, Scott Quinn, Sugarman, The Golden Age Of TV and TOUTS.
Reading, Saturday 26th /Leeds, Sunday 27th : Cassia, Colouring, Dan Stock, Ider, Island, KOYO, Pale Waves, Playing House, Sœur, Too Many Ts, Verschieden and Will Sin For Love.
Reading. Sunday, 27th / Leeds, Friday 25th : Alibi, Anna Straker, Chroma, Deadset Dream, Ginger Snaps, Honey Lung, Low Island, Mosa Wild, Penguin, Queen Zee and The Sasstones, Rock Bottom Risers, and The Pale White.
Weekend Camping Tickets - £205
Day Tickets - £65 - Reading Saturday Sold Out
Early entry Pass - £20
Campervan Pass - £75