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First headline act already confirmed for Leeds Festival 2015

Organiser of Leeds and Reading Festivals Melvin Benn has told Newsbeat that the first headline act has already been booked for 2015. “We are actually in the same position as last year, we’ve got our first headliner confirmed.” “We are … Continue reading

Queens of the Stone Age confirmed for Leeds Festival 2014

Organisers have confirmed that Queens of the Stone Age will take the final headline slot at Leeds Festival 2014. The band will take the co-headline slot on the Saturday night alongside fan favourites Paramore. “Arctic Monkeys were done and dusted … Continue reading

Leeds Festival 2014 will have ‘incredible’ line-up

Melvin Benn has revealed that Leeds Festival 2014 is set to have an ‘incredible’ line-up after a handful of acts were announced earlier this month. “2013 was a year of exciting additions for Reading & Leeds Festivals, making them bigger … Continue reading

3 new stages rumoured for Leeds Festival 2013

Rumours suggest that Leeds Festival organisers are looking to add three stages to the 2013 bash. “We’re changing the arena at Reading and Leeds quite significantly. I’ve got quite a strong buzz and feeling in myself in the changes that … Continue reading

2 out of 3 Headliners Already Confirmed for Leeds Festival 2013

Cheif Leeds Festival 2013 organiser, Melvin Benn has confirmed that 2 of the 3 headliners for next year’s festival have already been confirmed. Benn made the following statement to NME this week: “We’ve got two out of the three headliners … Continue reading

Benn: Leeds Festival Sub-headliners Will Headline in the Future

Melvin Benn, Chief organiser of Leeds Festival 2012, says he has no doubt this year’s sub-headliners will progress to headline the music event in future. Speaking to radio one Benn said that Paramore, The Black Keys and Florence and the … Continue reading

Stone Roses for Leeds Festival 2012?

New rumours suggest that The Stone Roses could make an appearance at Leeds Festival 2012. Chief organiser Melvin Benn admitted, “It wasn’t even something they considered or we considered (in 2011), but of course we’d consider having them back in … Continue reading

Organisers promise ‘terrific’ acts for Leeds Festival 2012

According to Leeds Festival 2012 organisers, the events headliners will be ‘terrific’ this time round. Speaking with NME, Melvin Benn told the magazine that he was very excited about the line up for next summer’s bash, and that he has … Continue reading