Starting in 1999, Leeds Festival is renowned as one of the biggest and best music festivals in the UK today. Their past guests comprise of the most iconic live music acts from all corners of rock and pop, as well as including an impressive number of fresh, modern and up and coming talent every year.
Leeds Festival’s annual multi stage event at Bramham Park in Leeds is one of the largest in the country, mirroring with Reading Festival. Guests rotate to play at both Leeds Festival and Reading over the course of the three day event which takes place over August Bank Holiday weekend.
Haim - Blossoms - Giggs - Marshmello - Halsey
Against the Current - Architects - Camelphat - Charli XCX - Claptone - Dave Fickles Friends - J Hus - James Orga - Katy B dj set - King Nun - Milky Change - Mostack - Phantogram - Picture This - Ray BLK - Same Divine - Star.One - The Heatwave - The Hunna - The Manor - The Sherlocks - Tom grennan - Wiley - Young T & Bugsey
Bastille - Two Door Cinema Club - You me at Six - Fatboy Slim
Angel - Avelino - Bear's Den - Billy Talent - Chris Lorenzo - Circa Waves - Counterfeit
Danny Brown - Dillon Francis - Idles - Jimmy Eat World - Lethal Bizzle - Louis Berry - Majestic - Mallory Knox - Mist - Mallory Knox - Mist - Mullally - Oh Wonder - Prose - Puppy - Rat Boy - Rejjie Snow - Shy Fx - The Amazons - The Amity Afflication - Tokimonsta - Toothless - Tory Lanez - Yonaka
Major Lazer - Korn - Flume - Andy C
At the Drive in - Becky Hill - Black Lips - Cabbage - Cadet - Eden - Eats Everything - Flatbush Zombies - Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes - Geovarn - Glass Animals - Grouplove - High Contrast - Inheaven - Jaguar Skills - Klose One - Marmozets - Mic Righteous - Migos - Moose Blood - Noisia 'Outer Edges' - Shame - Sundara Karma - The Pretty Reckless - Tom Misch (Live) - While She Sleeps
Having been in business for well over a decade, it’s find to hard an act who isn’t on Leeds Festival’s roster of past guests. Leeds Festival has seen everyone from Metallica to Oasis and Eminem to Kasabian headlining one of the three days, and now with over 5 stages, all consisting of their own line up with separate headliners, there is an in demand guest from every style of todays popular music appearing at Leeds Festival.
2014 saw Leeds Festival main stage headliners Blink-182, British indie rock legends The Arctic Monkeys and long standing rock band Queens Of The Stone Age who shared a headline spot with Paramore on the Saturday of the weekend perform across the course of the festival. As well as the main stage headliners, The Courteeners headlined the Leeds Festival’s NME stage alongside Bombay Bicycle Club and 2014 chart stormers Disclosure. The dance stage also saw drum & bass acts Netsky and Pendulum appearing over the weekend as well as Flume. There are also dedicated stages for metal and alternative music as well as a BBC 1 intruding stage, and a comedy stage.
Looking away from the music stages, there are also a huge amount of attractions to visit over the weekend at Leeds Festival, both in and out of the main arena. There are two large fairgrounds, organised bonfires, several bars, food stalls and even five a side football. In addition to these, there is also the Piccadilly party, Relentless Energy stage and campsite DJ booths, which every night see resident and guest DJ’s play an array of electronic music throughout the night. There have in the past been guest appearances from DJ Yoda, DJ Fresh and Feed Me.