February 5, 2013

Blur to headline Leeds Festival 2013 - Lineup, ticket details

Blur has just been confirmed officially as one of the main stage headliners at this year's Leeds Festival 2013. The news was announced today and broadcasted on BBC Radio 1's Zane Lowe show live to the public, where the host announced 6 new acts to the famous music festival. 

The 6 new acts joining the festival are: Biffy Clyro, System of a Down, Bring Me The Horizon, Jake Bugg,

Other bands confirmed earlier include Eminem, Deftones, Sub Focus and Alt-J

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Blur are also confirmed another massive music festival in the UK - the Reading Festival 2013.  The band is no stranger to the pair of festivals - Blur took the stage in the Reading / Leeds festival in 2003, 1999, 1993 and 1991 as part of their tours.

The two "twin" festivals will take place on the bank holiday weekend, from Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th August 2013. Reading Festival takes place at Little Johns Farm, Richfield Avenue, Reading, Berkshire, and Leeds Festival takes place at Bramham Park, Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. 

Visit Reading Festival's website to check out the full 2013 lineup and much more here

Tickets for Leeds Festival 2013 goes on sale at 9am on Friday 30th November 2012. It costs  £197.50 for a weekend ticket and is available for a limited time until Monday 31st December 2012. Additional costs for a car park pass £5, with campervan passes costing £60, and lockers for £15.

Day tickets will be sold in the new year. Tickets can also be secured with a £50 deposit with the full balance paid by Sunday 31st March 2013.

Click here for Leeds Festival's official website and ticketing links.