The Sheffield band are first to be revealed

Arctic Monkeys have been revealed as headliners for this year’s Reading And Leeds Festival.

The annual three-day festival which takes place over August Bank Holiday weekend will see the Sheffield band open the festival in Leeds on August 28, before playing the Reading site the following day (29).

The Arctic Monkeys are the first band to be announced, further acts will ve confirmed from 7pm tonight (March 30).

Tickets will go onsale from 7pm tonight too, so bookmark this ticket link now. Last year’s event sold-out in record time.

The Killers, Metallica and Rage Against The Machine headlined the Reading and Leeds Festival last year.

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