Megan Thee Stallion, Arctic Monkeys and Halsey headline Reading and Leeds

I bet they look good on the dance floor! Megan Thee Stallion, Arctic Monkeys and Halsey headline Reading and Leeds Festivals as star-studded lineup is revealed

  • The two-venue event has confirmed its six headliners for 2022, with Bring Me The Horizon, Rage Against The Machine and Dave also set to top the list
  • Megan Thee Stallion and Dave will headline the Main Stage East and West on August 26 in Reading and August 27 in Leeds respectively
  • On August 27 in Reading, Arctic Monkeys (East) and Bring Me The Horizon (West) top the list, while they play at the venue in Leeds on August 28
  • The weekend in Reading on August 28 will conclude with Rage Against The Machine (East) and Halsey (West), while they will also headline Leeds


Megan Thee Stallion, Arctic Monkeys and Halsey will headline Reading Leeds Festivals next year.

The two-venue event has confirmed its six headline acts for 2022, with Bring Me The Horizon, Rage Against The Machine and Dave also topping the festival’s two main stages.

In a statement, Bring Me The Horizon said: “Being the headliner of Reading & Leeds was never a dream of mine as it’s something I never imagined would happen.

Make way: Megan Thee Stallion becomes one of the biggest acts at Reading and Leeds festivals after lineup was confirmed on Wednesday

‘I’ve just never seen our band headlining a festival. But now that it’s happening, I promise we’re going to put on the best show of our lives for you.’

Megan Thee Stallion and Dave will headline the Main Stage East and West on August 26 in Reading and August 27 in Leeds respectively.

On August 27 in Reading, Arctic Monkeys (East) and Bring Me The Horizon (West) top the list, while they will be playing at the venue in Leeds on August 28.

Exciting: Halsey travels to the UK to headline next year's event

Exciting: Halsey travels to the UK to headline next year’s event

Popular: Arctic Monkeys star Alex Turner will be there to entertain fans at the event

Popular: Arctic Monkeys star Alex Turner will be there to entertain fans at the event

Closing out the weekend in Reading on August 28, Rage Against The Machine (East) and Halsey (West) will headline opening night (August 26) in Leeds.

More acts have been announced, including Bastille, Fontaines DC, Wolf Alice, Glass Animals, Enter Shikari, Joy Crookes, Little Simz, Run The Jewels, Fever 333 and Pale Waves.

Also on the program are Maneskin, Chloe Moriondo, jxdn, Kid Brunswick, Willkinson, The Lathums and more.

Headliners: The band is one of the biggest acts mentioned on Wednesday

Headliners: The band is one of the biggest acts mentioned on Wednesday

Melvin Benn, Managing Director of Festival Republic, added: “With so many great acts on the schedule, Reading and Leeds will return as the ultimate festival weekend of the summer: defining the sounds of modern, groundbreaking music. I can not wait!’

Last year’s event was crowned by Liam Gallagher, Post Malone, Disclosure, Stormzy, Biffy Clyro and Catfish + The Bottlemen.

General sale tickets and installment plans available from 9am on Friday, December 10.

Get ready: Bring Me The Horizon (pictured), Rage Against The Machine and Dave will also star on the festival's two main stages

Get ready: Bring Me The Horizon (pictured), Rage Against The Machine and Dave will also star on the festival’s two main stages

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