New names have been announced to the stacked Reading and Leeds festival lineups these include MIMI WEBB and DINOSAUR PILE-UP. Fresh BBC Music introducing artists have been added to the billing and alternative acts have also been announced.
MIMI WEBB is now announced to perform the Radio 1 dance stage. She rose in notoriety after an impromptu acapella in a restaurant exploded on TikTok with over 20 million views. This paved the way for a host of dazzling singles such as “Before I Go,” “Dumb love,” and “Good Without.” After amassing over 100 million streams and views.
DINOSAUR PILE-UP, Leeds’ very own alt-rock band is heading to RandL this month. Frontman Matt Bigland is one of the genre’s finest songwriters and the band collectively is one of the UK’s most consistently exciting outfits.
Sadly, due to various restrictions and logistics, a few artists are now no longer able to perform at the festivals. This includes GALLOWS, SPIRITBOX, CLEOPATRICK, 070SHAKE, SURFACES.
Indie-pop singer-songwriter WILL JOSEPH COOK, Four piece indie rock bank BLONDES, Liverpool’s heavy-rock band LOATHE and Welsh band HOLDING ABSENCE, are all new talents added to the lineup.
DEA MATRONA, POLICE CAR COLLECTIVE, MEGA, FUR and ANDREW CUSHIN, head up the already exciting BBC Music Introducing Stage that includes the likes of CLAUDIA VALENTINA and BERWYN.
Mainstays in British comedy and television KATHERINE RYAN, JOEL DOMMETT and SIMON AMSTELL will all be headlining the alternative stage.