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Reading and Leeds lineup: Fans react to 2018 festival announcement

'Kings of Leon are the most “we couldn't book Arctic Monkeys' band on the Reading lineup'

Jacob Stolworthy
Tuesday 13 February 2018 12:39
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Fans are reacting to the official Reading and Leeds lineup for 2018 following its announcement earlier today (13 February).

Kings of Leon, Kendrick Lamar, Fall Out Boy and Panic! At The Disco have all been revealed as this year's headliners, bookings which have left a large number of ticket-owners with the prevailing sense of disappointment.

Other confirmed acts including Skepta, Wolf Alice, Courteeners and J Hus - and while numerous people expressed their excitement over the announcement, many were left feeling rather underwhelmed.

You can see a range of reactions below.


One source of such ire stemmed from the realisation that Arctic Monkeys won't be playing after strong rumours suggesting otherwise.


Still, such is the way with these things, people seem more willing to publicly express their disappointment over excitement which isn't to say there are any ticket-owners who aren't still looking forward to be attending later this summer.

Acts including Sigrid, Dua Lipa, Sum 41, Wretch 42 and Yungen have also been announced by organisers.

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

Tickets for Reading and Leeds are on sale now

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