The Alternative Stage at R&L announced
Reg D. Hunter, Lee Nelson, Al Murray and more...Not only does READING & LEEDS FESTIVAL present the most exciting names in music to the most enthusiastic fans in the world, it also provides a chance to watch some of the most famous comedians who would usually be found performing in arenas all over the country.
With music and film also on the Alternative Stage line-up this stage is one of the most popular at both festivals.
REGINALD D HUNTER, LEE NELSON, JASON BYRNE, STEPHEN K AMOS, SEANN WALSH will all appear on The Alternative Stage and headline a host of prime comedy talent. There will also be musical delights in the form of SCROOBIUS PIP playing a full band set plus the amazing BENJAMIN ZEPHANIAH.
Along with Reginald D Hunter, Lee Nelson’s Well Good Party featuring The Petebox, Jason Byrne, Stephen K Amos, Seann Walsh, Al Murray (L)
Abandoman (L), Martin Bigpig (L), Doc Brown, Nathan Caton, Damo Clark, Chris Cox (R), Tom Deacon (L), Joel Dommet (L), Kid Koala, Late Night Gimp Fight, Dave Twentyman (L), Jeff Leach (R), Jimmy McGhie, Naz Osmanoglu (L), Popcorn Comedy, Propaganda DJ’s (L), Chris Ramsey, Katherine Ryan (R), Scroobius Pip, Secret Cinema (L)Chris Shepherd (L), Holly Walsh, Glenn Wool, Benjamin Zephaniah (R)
(L) Leeds only, (R) Reading only
These acts join FOO FIGHTERS, THE CURE, KASABIAN, THE BLACK KEYS, PARAMORE, FLORENCE AND THE MACHINE, THE MACCABEES, SLEIGH BELLS, SOCIAL DISTORTION, THE VIEWS, AT THE DRIVE-IN, JUSTICE,FEEDER, LESS THAN JAKE, ANTI-FLAG, YOUNG GUNS, METRONOMY and many moreover the August Bank Holiday at Little John’s Farm in Reading and Bramham Park in Leeds.
The BBC Introducing Stage is yet to be announced showcasing the best in new bands set to dominate the airwaves in years to come.