To celebrate International Women’s Day, we’re highlighting some of the most incredible women who have performed at our festivals over the years!
Reading & Leeds Festival
The queen of Dark-Pop, Billie Eilish, made her highly anticipated Reading and Leeds debut in 2019. A huge crowd gathered for what was one of the most iconic main stage performances in recent history.
American band, Paramore, showed us why they are one of the most successful rock artists of the past 20 years at Reading and Leeds 2014! Front woman, Hayley Williams, and co put on a show to remember to close out an incredible Saturday night in Leeds!
There is arguably no Wireless performance more iconic than Cardi B’s headline set on the Friday night at Wireless 2019. The energetic performance was full of surprises and showcased why she holds a spot at the very top of the rap game.
London born Ella Mai made a huge impression during her Wireless debut in 2019. The R&B star proved to all in attendance that she has everything it takes to become one of the genre’s standout names for years to come.
Halestorm have cemented themselves as one of the most must see rock bands of the last decade! Their explosive headline performance on the Zippo Encore Stage in 2019 had everything Downloaders have come to expect from the hard rock titans!
The founders of the kawaii metal genre, Babymetal, delivered one of the most highly anticipated Download performances of the past decade when they took to the Main Stage for their Download debut in 2016!
The critically acclaimed Lana Del Rey blessed the crowd with a stunning headline performance on the Obelisk Arena in 2019. Her infectious take on modern pop music and cinematic performances are truly one of a kind!
One of the UK’s biggest and most exciting alternative rock bands, Wolf Alice, stole the show in 2018 when they produced a stunning sub headline performance on the Sunday night.
The Great Escape
London born rapper Little Simz made waves at The Great Escape 2019 with her energetic stage performance and unique fusion of hip-hop, R&B and soul beats.
The brilliant Robyn swept all those in attendance off their feet with her breathtaking headline performance on the Saturday night at Wilderness 2019.