Reading & Leeds Festival 2017: Muse revealed as first headline act with Bastille and Major Lazer also performing

The English rock band have played some of the biggest stages around the world

Roisin O'Connor
Thursday 01 December 2016 08:23

Muse have been announced as the first headliners for Reading & Leeds 2017.

The Grammy-award winning rock band have released seven studio albums to date and played some of the biggest stages around the world.

Muse, who headlined Glastonbury 2016, said: "We’re very excited to be playing Reading and Leeds again. More news about our plans for 2017 coming in the new year."

Festival director Melvin Benn added: "I’m thrilled to be able to announce Muse as the first headliner for Reading and Leeds 2017.

"Their incredible live show promises to be an unforgettable performance - we have so much more to announce and I can’t wait to reveal the rest of the line up."

Also confirmed for Reading & Leeds 2017 are Bastille, Glass Animals, Architects and Major Lazer.

Against The Current will play their first ever Reading & Leeds performance following the release of their debut album In Our Bones.

Here are the first acts confirmed to perform:

Against The Current | Andy C | Architects (UK Festival Exclusive) | At The Drive-In | Bastille | Danny Brown | Glass Animals | Major Lazer (UK Festival Exclusive) | Muse | Tory Lanez | While She Sleeps

Reading & Leeds Festival takes place 25-27 August 2017

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