Today, Reading & Leeds Festival have announced the first batch of bands who’ll perform at next year’s festival. For the first time in 9 years, Red Hot Chilli Peppers will be performing along-side The 1975, Courteeners, Twenty One Pilots, Boy Better Know, DJ EZ, Slaves, Crossfaith, Hinds and Rat Boy with more to be announced at a later date. Melvin Benn commented:
“I’m thrilled to be able to announce Red Hot Chili Peppers as the first headliner for Reading & Leeds 2016, as a festival exclusive. Their incredible live show will be an unforgettable headline performance at the UK’s biggest music festival. We’ve still got some really exciting names to announce and I can’t wait to reveal the rest of the line up. It’s going to be our best year yet.”
Tickets are still on sale, but in the meantime get familiar with the bands below.