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Sleep Token, Rina Sawayama and Arlo Parks Amongst 70+ New Acts Announced for Reading & Leeds Festival 2023

70+ acts have been added to this year’s Reading and Leeds Festival line-up. Find out who will be joining the six massive headliners here.



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Organisers at Reading and Leeds Festival have announced a massive list of 70+ new acts to the August Bank Holiday weekender.

With two main stages featuring six massive headliners already confirmed – Sam Fender, Imagine Dragons, Billie Eilish, Killers, Foals and Lewis Capaldi are set to be joined by a slew of new acts featuring both the biggest and up-and-coming names from pop, hip-hop, indie and alternative.

Making their Reading and Leeds debuts will be BRIT award nominated Rina Sawayama, who’s had a whirlwind year following the 2022 release of chart-topping ‘Hold The Girl’, 2023’s TikTok breakout star Caity Baser, and pop singer Mimi Webb, whose debut album Amelia will be released on March 3rd while BRITs Rising Star 2022 award winner Holly Humberstone, makes a welcome return to the festival.

Elsewhere across multiple stages, the likes of Sleep Token, Arlo Parks, Yard Act, Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls, Palaye Royale and Tom Odell offer up something for most music fans.

If you like things a bit harder then the likes of Knocked Loose, Graphic Nature and Scowl should scratch that itch while hip-hop and grime fans are well represented with the likes of Kenny Allstar, K-Trap and KiLLOWEN amongst the rising stars of the genre appearing.

The full list of acts can be seen on the new poster below but here are a few of the 70+ names added today:

Arlo Parks
Easy Life
Palaye Royale
Sea Girls
Sub Focus b2b with Dimension
Sleep Token
Tom Odell

Rina Sawayama
Caity Baser
Mimi Webb
Holly Humberstone
Yard Act
The Amazons
Frank Turner and the Sleeping Souls

Ethel Cain
Dylan John Thomas
Knocked Loose
The Murder Capital

The three-day festival will take place on 25-27 August 2023, returning to Reading’s famous Richfield Avenue and Leeds’ legendary Bramham Park. For ticket details head over to and

If you can’t wait that long, check out our coverage from Leeds Festival 2022 here.

Poster for Leeds / Reading Festival 2023

I have an unhealthy obsession with bad horror movies, the song Wanted Dead Or Alive and crap British game shows. I do this not because of the sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll lifestyle it affords me but more because it gives me an excuse to listen to bands that sound like hippos mating.