'Deserving artists' step up to top bill at Reading & Leeds 2019

Andre Paine

Agents and managers behind the 2019 Reading & Leeds line-up have praised the festival’s efforts to “nurture” new headliners.

Alongside returning headliners Foo Fighters, the dual event has upped Post Malone, The 1975 and Twenty One Pilots to top the bill on the main stage next year.

“It is an incredibly important achievement,” said CAA’s Mark Ngui, who represents Twenty One Pilots.

Ngui said that headlining has “very much been a conversation” with Festival Republic, following the band’s appearances in ...

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