Reading and Leeds 2012 reveal more names
BBC Introducing Stage announcedCelebrating its fifth year at Reading & Leeds Festival, we can now reveal the the line-up for the BBC Introducing Stage which will give fans the chance to see the very best new talent from across the UK.
Over the years the stage has seen debut performances from Pulled Apart By Horses (who will make their Main Stage debut this year), Two Door Cinema Club (NME/Radio 1 Stage second headliner 2012) and Don Broco, who move onto the Festival Republic Stage this year after their amazing performance in 2011 on the BBC Introducing Stage.
The bands that play are chosen through a combination of the BBC’s countrywide Introducing shows, Leeds promoters Futuresound, festival promoters Festival Republic and Martin House’s Centre Stage competition.
The following bands will be playing this year's BBC Introducing Stage: Attention Thieves, Backyards, Bearfoot Beware, Black Moth, Crooked Tongues, Cut Ribbons, Danica Hunter, Deaf Club, 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, RIO, Samoans, Sarah Williams White, Seasfire, Vengeance and the Panther Queen, Wet Nuns, We Walk On Ice and We Were Frontiers.