Headliners Unveiled: Liam Gallagher, Fred Again, and Lana Del Rey to Lead Reading and Leeds Festivals 2024

Reading and Leeds Liam Gallagher, Fred Again, Lana Del Rey

In a highly anticipated announcement, the headliners for the Reading and Leeds Festivals 2024 have been revealed, promising an eclectic lineup featuring iconic names and exciting newcomers.

Liam Gallagher, the Britpop legend, is set to commemorate the 30th anniversary of Oasis’ debut album Definitely Maybe by performing the record in its entirety. Gallagher, known for his electrifying stage presence, will make a triumphant return to the festivals after previous performances in 2017 and headline sets in 2021.

Joining Gallagher at the top of the bill are producer and DJ Fred Again and the captivating singer Lana Del Rey. Fred Again expressed his excitement, stating that Reading and Leeds would be the only UK festival he plays next year, marking a significant moment in his career. Del Rey, making her headline debut, and Blink-182, returning after a decade, have both committed to exclusive performances at the festivals.

Other noteworthy acts announced include indie rock band Catfish And The Bottlemen, American pop-punk outfit Blink-182, Scottish singer Gerry Cinnamon, Mercury Prize nominee Raye, American DJ Skrillex, band Spiritbox, and rapper Digga D.

Gallagher, in anticipation of his headline set, shared, “I’m gonna be playing Reading & Leeds, the most RnR (Rock n’ Roll) festivals we have left in the UK. Be there or be square LGx.”

Festivalgoers can expect a diverse musical experience, from Gallagher’s timeless hits to Fred Again’s innovative beats and Lana Del Rey’s captivating performances. The festivals, known for nurturing emerging talent, will also see the return of bands like Catfish And The Bottlemen, rising through the ranks to headline for the second time.

Melvin Benn, managing director of promoter Festival Republic, expressed pride in securing three incredible UK festival exclusives and the return of iconic acts. Tickets for the three-day event, taking place from August 21 to 25, will go on general sale on Thursday, December 1. Pre-sales for existing Barclaycard and Three customers will begin on Tuesday, November 28, adding to the anticipation surrounding the UK’s biggest and best music festival.