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Reading and Leeds Festival 2009: Radiohead and Kings of Leon on bill


Story by Jack Foley

RADIOHEAD and Kings Of Leon will join the Arctic Monkeys as the headline acts for this year’s Reading And Leeds Festivals (2009).

The festival, which takes place between August 28 and 30, will also see performances by the likes of Kaiser Chiefs, Bloc Party, Glasvegas and Placebo on the main stages.

The line-up, so far, is as follows…

Reading: Friday (Aug 28)/Leeds: Sunday (30)

Main Stage
Kings Of Leon
Kaiser Chiefs
Fall Out Boy
Funeral For A Friend

Reading: Saturday (29)/Leeds: Friday (28)

Main Stage
Arctic Monkeys
The Prodigy
Maximo Park
Ian Brown

Reading: Sunday (30)/Leeds: Saturday (29)

Main stage
Bloc Party
Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Vampire Weekend
Brand New

Elsewhere across the festival sites, The Gossip and Glasvegas will appear on the NME/Radio 1 Stage at Reading on Saturday (29) and Leeds on Friday (28), while further acts playing the stage throughout the weekend include AFI, Friendly Fires, Florence and the Machine, Gallows, Jamie T, The Gaslight Anthem and White Lies.

Further names are due to be announced next week.