Reading Festival 2022: line-up, tickets and when is the festival

One of the UK’s biggest music festivals is just weeks away and the anticipation is growing.

Reading Festival promises to be another big weekend of live music.

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The iconic band was replaced on the bill by The 1975.

If you have a ticket or are thinking about going to Reading Festival, here’s everything you need to know:

When is the reading festival?

It traditionally takes place on the last weekend in August.

Reading Festival runs from August 26th to August 28th.

Where is the reading festival?

The address for the festival is Richfield Avenue, Reading RG1 8EQ.

You can arrive by public transport, including train.

It is recommended not to drive to Reading Festival but to use public transport instead.

Who are the Headliners at Reading Festival?

This year’s festival will feature six headliners, leaving you with some difficult decisions to make at the end of each day.

The headliners are as follows:

Friday

  • Dave – Main Stage East
  • Megan Thee Stallion – Main Stage West

Saturday

  • Arctic Monkeys – Main Stage East
  • Bring Me the Horizon – Main Stage West

Sunday

  • The 1975 – Main Stage East
  • Halsey – Main Stage West
Reading Festival Audience. (Photo by Simone Joyner/Getty Images)

What is the full line-up for Reading Festival?

Friday

Main Stage East

  • David
  • Polo G
  • Little Simz
  • Circa waves
  • Handle
  • black honey
  • Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes

Main Stage West

  • Megan Thee Stallion
  • Glass animals
  • all-time low
  • Joy Crookes
  • Wallows
  • BBNO$

BBC Radio 1 dance stage

  • Gorgon City
  • Cookies
  • jaguar
  • meg ward
  • Nia Archive
  • Pink panther
  • Bakar
  • Everyone you know
  • Piri & Tommy
  • Joey Valence & Brae

Festival Republic Stage

  • fever 333
  • How it is
  • Cleopatrick
  • tiger cub
  • child Kapichi
  • scene queen
  • witch fever
  • The scratch
  • Dropped out of beauty school

BBC Radio 1Xtra Stage

  • PA Salieu
  • Potter payer
  • ankle
  • Morrison
  • Fumez the engineer
  • hazey
  • jords
  • Mr. Spyro
  • Queen Millz
  • Kasst X Ajfrmthe8

BBC Music Introductory Stage

  • Dan D’Lion
  • picture
  • priest gate
  • Dolores forever
  • Caity Baser
  • dead letter
  • Sissy
  • Flowerovlove
  • honey glaze
  • advertise

Saturday

Main Stage East

  • Arctic Monkeys
  • Wolf Alice
  • Fontaines DC
  • Jack Harlow
  • The Lathums
  • daylight
  • The Sherlocks

Main Stage West

  • bring me The Horizon
  • D Block Europe
  • Enter Shikari
  • Poppy
  • De’Wayne

BBC Radio 1 dance stage

  • Wilkinson
  • Sigma
  • AMC feat Phantom
  • Obscure
  • Tommy Farrow
  • Luude
  • AMA
  • Madison beer
  • Tai Verdes
  • Police Car Collective
  • Gus Dapperton

Festival Republic Stage

  • Ho99o9
  • Carole’s daughter
  • Sueco
  • cassette
  • child Brunswick
  • Taipei Houston
  • The Skinner brothers
  • Static dress
  • knocker

BBC Radio 1Xtra Stage

  • Krept & Konan
  • Unknown T
  • JPEGMafia
  • French the child
  • Country Dons
  • DJ target
  • snow
  • Ojerime
  • Crystal Millz
  • jbee
  • Nukuluk

BBC Music Introductory Stage

  • Alissic
  • Joseph
  • Christian Alexander
  • grove
  • brake
  • Without an invitation
  • jasmine flowers
  • Gabe Coulter
  • Corella

Sunday

Main Stage East

  • The 1975
  • Run the jewels
  • pale waves
  • Denzel Curry
  • pasture
  • Mallrat

Main Stage West

  • Halsey
  • bastille
  • DMAs
  • Bad Boy Chiller crew
  • Bru-C
  • The Ks

BBC Radio 1 dance stage

  • hybrid heads
  • Bou
  • canine
  • TS7 (Live)
  • The Stick Figure Project
  • Ashnikko
  • 100 Gecs
  • Gayle
  • dylan
  • Sad night dynamite

Festival Republic Stage

  • Beabadoobee
  • example
  • Stone
  • Chloe Moriondo
  • The blinders
  • crawler
  • The native
  • Daisy Brain
  • AbbyRoberts
  • Brooke Combe
  • CV

BBC Radio 1Xtra Stage

  • arrdee
  • Danny Brown
  • A1XJ1
  • LD
  • Comfortable
  • My way
  • VIC
  • Mugun
  • Wes Nelson
  • Mnelia
  • Joe Unknown

BBC Music Introductory Stage

  • miso extra
  • Claudia Valentina
  • anorak patch
  • lice
  • panic hut
  • Embi
  • medulla
  • young pale
  • I just wonder

Can you get tickets for Reading Festival?

Tickets for Reading Festival 2022 are SOLD OUT.

However, you can get them from Verified resale by Ticketmaster Possibility.

Is there a map of the festival site?

there is more information available on the Reading Festival website.

What is the alcohol policy?

You can bring alcohol to the campsite for personal consumption – only before 18:00 on Sunday evenings.

Alcohol owned by under 18s should be confiscated.