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Reading and Leeds drop ’09 lineup

on March 30, 2009, 1:39pm

In approximately 148 days (that’s August 28th for those counting), the legendary Reading and Leeds Music Festivals will return for another go around. Today, the U.K. based music extravaganzas unveiled the first portion of names scheduled to make up this year’s bill. So, who are they?

Well, Radiohead, Kings of Leon, Kaiser Chiefs, and the Arctic Monkeys make up your headliners – remember we are in Britain now, while The Prodigy, Placebo, Vampire Weekend, and this year’s #1 festival whore, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, are among the early highlights. Of course, with over 150 names believe to be on this year’s bill, Reading and Leeds still has a long ways to go.

As for what it looks like right now?

AFI, Arctic Monkeys, Bloc Party, Brand New, The Courteeners, Deftones, Eagles of Death Metal, Enter Shikari, Fall Out Boy, Florence and the Machine, Friendly Fires, Funeral for a Friend, Gallows, The Gaslight Anthem, Glasvegas, Gossip, Ian Brown, Jamie T, Kaiser Chiefs, Kings of Leon, The Maccabees, Maximo Park, Placebo, The Prodigy, Radiohead, Vampire Weekend, White Lies, Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Tickets go on sale beginning right this very second via all your favorite U.K. ticket outlets (SEE Tickets, Ticketmaster, Ticketline, etc.)

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