The Foo Fighters, the 1975, and Twenty One Pilots are just some of the acts that will make their way to the United Kingdom in late August for the 2019 incarnation of the Reading and Leeds Festival. On Wednesday (Nov. 21), festival organizers not only unveiled the headliners for next year’s event, but also several other bands who will take the stage throughout the weekend.
Reading and Leeds will welcome back the Foo Fighters who will play the festival’s main stage for the fourth time. The iconic rock band will headline the Leeds show on Friday (Aug. 23) and Reading on Sunday (Aug. 25).
Fresh off the release of their new studio album Trench and massive “Bandito” world tour, Twenty One Pilots will headline Reading on Saturday (Aug. 24) and Leeds on Sunday. This year will be the first time the duo headline the event, but their third appearance overall.
Making their main stage debut at both shows will be the 1975. The British band, who will finally release their much-anticipated album A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships later this month, will play Reading on Friday and Leeds on Saturday.
Other acts announced for the three-day event are: Post Malone, Bastille, Pale Waves, Hayley Kiyoko, Bowling for Soup, Billie Eilish, PVRIS, the Distillers, and YUNGBLUD. As per the organizers, more acts will be announced at a later date.
Tickets for Reading and Leeds will go on sale beginning this Friday, Nov. 23, at 9 a.m.
Reading and Leeds will take place during the weekend of Aug. 23 – 25. The Reading portion of the event will take place at Richfield Avenue while the Leeds portion will take place at Bramham Park.