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Kings of Leon play Reading/Leeds
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Kings Of Leon will headline this year's Reading and Leeds festivals

Kings Of Leon and Radiohead will headline this year's Reading and Leeds Festivals.

As previously reported they will join Arctic Monkeys in completing the trio of bands closing the event's main stage at both sites.

The three day bash takes place between 28-30 August at Reading's Richfield Avenue and Leeds' Braham park.

Other acts confirmed include Maximo Park, Bloc Party, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Vampire Weekend and Kaiser Chiefs.

The Prodigy and Ian Brown will also be on the main stage at both sites.

Gossip, Glasvegas, Florence and the Machine and White Lies feature on the Radio 1/NME stage.

Tickets for the event went on sale last night [March 30].

Weekend tickets are £175 (which includes camping) plus booking fees, with day tickets priced at £70 plus booking fees.

Radiohead, who last played Reading in 1994, will kick off in Leeds on Saturday 29 August and then play on Sunday 30 August in Reading.

Kings of Leon are set to appear at the Leeds Festival on Sunday 30 August and the Reading Festival on Friday 28 August.

2008's festival was headlined by Rage Against The Machine, The Killers and Metallica.



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