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Arctic Monkeys announced as Leeds Festival 2022 headliners as line-up is revealed

Daisy Jackson Daisy Jackson - 8th December 2021

Reading and Leeds Festival have dropped the first wave of the line-up for its 2022 festival, with Arctic Monkeys, Dave and Rage Against the Machine announced as headliners.

The massive line-up also includes Bring Me The Horizon, Halsey, and Megan Thee Stallion.

Leeds Festival is set to return to Bramham Park between August 26 to 28, The Hoot reports.

Yorkshire favourites Arctic Monkeys will wrap up the huge festival on the main stage on Sunday night.

Dave is headlining Leeds Festival.

The indie icons have been slowly announcing their European tour dates over the past few weeks.


This will be the third time that the band have headlined Reading and Leeds Festival.

On Friday, Rage Against the Machine, Run the Jewels, Halsey and Bastille are all set to play across both main stages, whilst Saturday has Dave, Polo G, Little Simz, Megan the Stallion and Glass Animals on their line-ups.


Arctic Monkeys will follow the likes of Bring Me The Horizon, Wolf Alice, Fontaines DC and Enter Shikari on the main stages, with many more set to be announced in the lead up to the 2022 festival.

The announcement also informed fans that there will be two main stages next year and no clashes between the artists released.

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Additional artists appearing across the weekend include: Arddee, Chloe Moriondo, Denzel Curry, Hybrid Minds, Pale Waves, Jack Harlow, Jxdn, Kid Brunswick, Madison Beer, Tai Verdes, The Lathumas, Wilkinson, Circa Waves, Fever 333, Griff, Joy Crookes, PinkPantheress and Wallows.

Reading and Leeds Festival will take place from August 26 to 28, 2022, during its usual August Bank Holiday slot.

This morning, the official Reading and Leeds Festival social media pages announced the line-up as pre-sale tickets for Three and Barclay card users went on sale.

General release tickets will go on sale from 9am on Friday.

Featured image: Zackery Michael / Leeds Festival