This year’s Reading and Leeds Festival headliners will include Mumford & Sons, it has been announced in the latest line-up update. Other acts included are Royal Blood, Years and Years and deadmau5.

Taking place over the weekend of 22nd-24th August, Metallica had already been announced to headline one of the evenings.

Mumford & Sons – who are making a big step up since their appearance on the NME/BBC Radio 1 stage five years ago – are currently working on a third album, while festival organisers will announce the final headliner and more artists soon.

A raft of other acts were also revealed, including:


Rebel Sound featuring Chase & Status, Rage, David Rodigan and Shy FX

Catfish and The Bottlemen

Wolf Alice

Pretty Vicious

Jack Garratt

Hannah Wants