Paramore and Queens of the Stone Age to headline Leeds Festival

Paramore, co-headliner of the 2014 Leeds Festival
Paramore, co-headliner of the 2014 Leeds Festival

The final headline acts for this summer’s Leeds Festival have been revealed to be American acts Paramore and Queens Of The Stone Age.

Both are festival regulars, but are stepping up to the top spot for the first time in a main stage co-headline capacity at the three-day Bramham Park music spectacular once again taking place over the August Bank Holiday.

More names have also been added to the line-up, including Vampire Weekend, Imagine Dragons, Foster The People, The Hives, Enter Shikari, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Klaxons, Jimmy Eat World and Peace.

The opening day of the festival, Friday, August 22, will see Blink 182 headline the main stage with newly added acts Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, A Day To Remember, Sleeping With Sirens, Clean Bandit, Jungle and Flume.

The Saturday will see Queens Of The Stone Age and Paramore headline with Vampire Weekend, Enter Shikari, Deaf Havana, Hacktivist, Temples and Drenge added to the line-up.

The final day will see Arctic Monkeys close and added to the bill on this day are Imagine Dragons, Foster The People, The Hives, Peace, Bombay Bicycle Club, Chvrches, Don Broco, Cage The Elephant, NERO (Live) and Pendulum with a DJ set.

Over on the NME/Radio 1 Stage alongside previously announced headliners Disclosure and Courteeners are Bombay Bicycle Club, fresh from their number one album ‘So Long, See You Tomorrow’, as well as catchy electronic pop group Chvrches, UK single chart toppers Clean Bandit and mysterious London hype duo Jungle.

This year’s BBC Radio 1 Dance Stage is shaping up as well with already confirmed headliners Netsky Live joined by Australian superstar Flume and a special DJ set from drum ‘n’ bass heavyweights Pendulum.

Across the festival there will be performances from David Rodigan MBE, Lower Than Atlantis, Boys Noize, Danny Brown, Eagulls, The Fat White Family and many more.

With many more acts to be announced in the coming weeks across these stages, as well as the Festival Republic Stage, Lock Up Stage, The Pit, BBC Introducing Stage and the Alternative Stage, there is plenty more excitement to come from the 2014 Leeds festival.

Weekend tickets are £202.50 plus £8 booking fee with day tickets £92.50 plus £7 booking fee.

Fans still have the opportunity to secure their tickets for 2014 at 2013 prices until March 31 and there is an improved £50 deposit scheme until March 31,

Tickets are strictly limited to a maximum of four per person/address/payment card for those booking by telephone or online. Credit Card line is 0871 2310821 or tickets are available online at: www.festivalrepublic.com www.readingfestival.com www.leedsfestival.com or See Tickets

Leeds tickets can be bought at face value, in person when paid for in cash at outlets including Leeds Visitor Centre.

Please note that picture ID/proof of address will be required at the time of booking. Tickets are subject to availability. Limit of two per household/person for personal callers.