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Carling Weekend: Reading Festival Over For Another Year

Carling Weekend: Reading Festival Over For Another Year

Uncut saw a fantastic few days of great music at The Carling Weekend: Reading Festival, as well as on a boat on the Thames. Just click on the artists to see more about each performance or click on the day to see the full roundups.

Day One saw Beth Ditto of The Gossip disrobing during their electrifying dance-punk set, as well as Kings Of Leon playing a fantastic set on the main stage before headliners Razorlight.

Day Two featured the triumphant return of Dinosaur Jr. to the NME/Radio 1 Stage, where they kicked out the jams with a ferocious performance, as well as a set from everyone’s favourite apocalypse-fixated Canadians Arcade Fire, before Red Hot Chili Peppers headlined.

Devendra Banhart was one of the highlights of Day Three, which also featured an unbelievable turnout for Klaxons and a sterling set from The Hold Steady, before Smashing Pumpkins brought the festival to an ecstatic close.

Why not check out all our blogs from the weekend and let us know who you think were the stars of the festival?


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