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Leeds Festival 2012

Leeds Festival 2012

August 24 - 26
Leeds, England, UK
 
 

The Leeds Festival, a dual festival that goes with the Reading Festival. Reading and Leeds were recently known as "Carling Weekend" until the festival sponsor Carling dropped support for the two shows. Festival Republic has picked up the bill and continued the drive. Reading and Leeds are two of the oldest music festivals around, which date back to 1961. Best of all, if you're going ... you've got your hangover cure, as told by Leeds Festival organizers: "all Reading & Leeds Festival 2012 weekend ticket holders will be entitled to a free bap and beer or soft drink each of the three days." So there it is, you have no reason NOT to go.

 

Leeds Festival 2012 Tickets

Tickets are available for £197.50 or under two ticket plans: the two part scheme involves 2 payments of 50% of the ticket price with an £8.00 booking fee per ticket; the four part scheme is the same idea in 4 payments: each one is 25% of the ticket price with an £8.00 booking fee per ticket.

 

Leeds Festival Lineup 2012

Main Stage
Friday 24th August
FOO FIGHTERS
THE BLACK KEYS
KAISER CHIEFS
BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE
ALL TIME LOW
THE GASLIGHT ANTHEM
EAGLES OF DEATH METAL
BAND OF SKULLS
PULLED APART BY HORSES

 

Saturday 25th August
THE CURE
PARAMORE
BOMBAY BICYCLE CLUB
YOU ME AT SIX
CRYSTAL CASTLES
ANGELS AND AIRWAVES
COHEED AND CAMBRIA
CANCER BATS
DEAF HAVANA

 

Sunday 26th August
KASABIAN
FLORENCE AND THE MACHINE
THE VACCINES
ENTER SHIKARI
THE SHINS
OFWGKTA
MYSTERY JETS
BLOOD RED SHOES
LOS CAMPESINOS!

 

NME/Radio 1 Stage
Friday 24th August
JUSTICE
TWO DOOR CINEMA CLUB
THE HORRORS
SBTRKT
MARK LANEGAN BAND
THE JOY FORMIDABLE
TRIBES
DJANGO DJANGO
HOWLER
OF MONSTERS AND MEN

 

Saturday 25th August
THE MACCABEES
FOSTER THE PEOPLE
THE COURTEENERS
GRAHAM COXON
PASSION PIT
THE BLACKOUT
THE HIVES
SPECTOR
FRIENDS
FUTURE OF THE LEFT

 

Sunday 26th August
AT THE DRIVE-IN
THE CRIBS
MASTODON
BILLY TALENT
MIIKE SNOW
SANTIGOLD
DRY THE RIVER
TWIN ATLANTIC
PURE LOVE
FUTURESOUND COMPETITION WINNERS

 

Lock Up Stage
Friday 24th August
LESS THAN JAKE
ME FIRST AND THE GIMME GIMMES
GALLOWS
TURBONEGRO
TRASH TALK
GOOD RIDDANCE
THE SKINTS
POLAR BEAR CLUB
THIS IS HELL
THE FLATLINERS
APOLOGIES, I HAVE NONE
CROWNS

 

Saturday 25th August
SOCIAL DISTORTION
ANTI-FLAG
EVERY TIME I DIE
BOUNCING SOULS
SAVES THE DAY
TOUCHE AMORE
A WILHELM SCREAM
CEREMONY
RANDOM HAND
STAR FUCKING HIPSTERS
DEAD TO ME
PETTYBONE

 

Sunday 26th August
METRONOMY
KATY B
AZEALIA BANKS
JAGUAR SKILLS
MODESTEP
FEED ME
GRIMES
THE JAPANESE POPSTARS
CLEMENT MARFO & THE FRONTLINE
JAGGA
ZINC (DJ set)

Festival Republic Stage


Friday 24th August
THE VIEW
THE FUTUREHEADS (A capella & acoustic)
BENJAMIN FRANCIS LEFTWICH

Saturday 25th August
SLEIGH BELLS
THE SUBWAYS
VERONICA FALLS

 

Sunday 26th August
FEEDER
YOUNG GUNS
LOWER THAN ATLANTIS
BASSNECTAR (DJ set)

Also Appearing
2.54
ALBERTA CROSS
ALT-J
BASTILLE
BLOOD OR WHISKEY
CITIZENS!
DEAP VALLY
DOG IS DEAD
DON BROCO
DZ DEATHRAYS
FIDLAR
ICEAGE
JEFF THE BROTHERHOOD
KING CHARLES
L.A.
LUCY ROSE
NIKI & THE DOVE
O’BROTHER
OBERHOFER
SAVAGES
S.C.U.M.
THE CAST OF CHEERS
THE KNUX
THE MINUTES
PALMA VIOLETS
THEME PARK
TOY
WE ARE AUGUSTINES
WE ARE THE IN CROWD
ZULU WINTER

 

BBC Introducing Stage
Attention Thieves
Backyards
Bearfoot Beware
Black Moth
Crooked Tongues
Cut Ribbons
Danica Hunter
Dear Prudence
Dingus Khan
Empror & Duppy Beatz
Escape To New York
Escapists
The Establishment
Family of the Year
Fish Tank
Glassbody
Hawk Eyes
Hildamay
Ifan Dafydd
Lady Lykez
Marmozets
Marsicans
Max Raptor
Mikill Pane
Park Bench Society
Proxies
Rachel Sermanni
Samoans
Sarah Williams White
Seasfire
Wet Nuns
We Walk On Ice
We Were Frontiers

 

Alternative Stage
REGINALD D HUNTER
LEE NELSON’S WELL GOOD PARTY featuring THE PETEBOX
JASON BYRNE
STEPHEN K AMOS
SEANN WALSH
AL MURRAY
ABANDOMAN
MARTIN BIGPIG
DOC BROWN
NATHAN CATON
DAMO CLARK
TOM DEACON
JOEL DOMMET
KID KOALA
LATE NIGHT GIMP FIGHT
JIMMY MCGHIE
NAZ OSMANOGLU
POPCORN COMEDY
PROPAGANDA with guest DJ's THE PIGEON DETECTIVES
CHRIS RAMSEY
SCROOBIUS PIP
SECRET CINEMA
CHRIS SHEPHERD
HOLLY WALSH
GLENN WOOL

 
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