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Reading And Leeds Festival 2020 Cancelled Due To Coronavirus

Tuesday, 12 May 2020 Written by Laura Johnson

This year's Reading and Leeds festival have been cancelled.

They were due to return to Richfield Avenue and Bramham Park, respectively, with headliners Liam Gallagher (pictured), Stormzy and Rage Against The Machine, but neither will go ahead due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

First staged in 1961, Reading is the original of the two festivals and is the world's oldest popular music festival still in existence. The line ups always guarantee a diverse range of acts, including the finest in rock, punk, indie, metal, and more recently electronic artists and rap, from around the world. 

What? A twin site, three-day festival that hosts an eclectic line up, ranging from the best in rock to the top acts in rap, and everything in between.

Where? Richfield Avenue, Reading and Bramham Park, Leeds.

When? August 28-30 - CANCELLED.

Who? Stormzy, Liam Gallager and Rage Against The Machine were due to top the bill, while also set to appear were Migos, Lewis Capaldi, Two Door Cinema Club, All Time Low, Mabel, As It Is, Gerry Cinnamon, D-Block Europe, Aitch, the Maine, Bloxx, Courteeners, Run The Jewels, Slowthai, Tom Grennan, Lady Leshurr, Sam Fender, Dermot Kennedy, Mahalia, Declan McKenna, Jay1, Wallos, Joy Crookes, Rex Orange County, Headie One, Fontaines D.C., Sea Girls, Blackbear, Easy Life, Inhaler, AJ Tracey, Idles, the Hunna, Waterparks, Georgia, Vulpynes, 100 gecs, Belako, Cleopatrick, JAUZ, KOVEN., L Devine, MoStack, Ms Banks, Sofi Tukker, the Subways, and many, many more.

Tickets? 2020 tickets can be transferred to next year's event. Head below for a full statement from organisers.


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