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Reading and Leeds lineup 2018: Kendrick Lamar, Fall Out Boy, Kings of Leon and Panic! At The Disco to headline

Lineup also features Skepta, AJ Tracey, Dream Wife, Ms Banks, Nadia Rose, Nothing But Thieves

Roisin O'Connor
Music Correspondent
Tuesday 13 February 2018 09:03
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Singer Brendon Urie of Panic! at the Disco performs at the Tower Theatre
Singer Brendon Urie of Panic! at the Disco performs at the Tower Theatre

Reading and Leeds Festival has announced its official lineup for 2018, with Kings of Leon, Kendrick Lamar, Fall Out Boy and Panic! At The Disco revealed as its headliners.

Along with the headliners, organisers also announced that Skepta, Wolf Alice, Courteeners, J Hus, Sigrid, Dua Lipa, Sum 41, Wretch 42 and Yungen would perform at the festival.

Reading and Leeds takes place over the Bank Holiday weekend on 24-26 August.

Fall Out Boy said: "There are very few places that can illustrate the growth of our band from its beginning. However, Reading and Leeds is one of them. It is an honour to be able to headline a festival that we grew up playing and dreaming of that top spot."

Festival Republic's Melvin Benn added: "Reading and Leeds prides itself on being a music-first festival and this year's lineup already proves that. Kings of Leon and Fall Out Boy are bands that have grown with the festival and its fans and we couldn't be more pleased to invite them back to headline. Adding Panic! At The Disco and Kendrick Lamar, probably the most sought-after act in the world right now, we thinking Reading and Leeds Festivals 2018 are off to an amazing start - with even more to come, so watch this space.

See the full lineup announced so far:

Kendrick Lamar

Kings Of Leon

Fall Out Boy

Panic! at the Disco

$uicide Boy$

A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie

AJ Tracey

Annie Mac

Beartooth

Belly

Bicep Live

Brockhampton

Courteeners

Creeper

Diplo

Dream Wife

Dua Lipa

Fredo

Ghetts

Hannah Wants

Hinds

Hollywood Undead

Hudson Taylor

IAMDDB

J Hus

Kojo Funds

Lil Pump

Mist

Mr EAZI

Ms Banks

My Nu Leng

Nadia Rose

Netsky b2b Jauz b2b Slushii

nothing,nowhere

Nothing But Thieves

Pale Waves

Papa Roach

Playboi Carti

Post Malone

Riton & Kah-Lo

Sigrid

Skepta

Ski Mask The Slump God

Sum 41

The Blaze

The Magician

The Magic Gang

The Wombats

Tom Grennan

UnderØath

Waterparks

Wolf Alice

Wretch 32

Yungen

Tickets for Reading and Leeds are on sale now

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