One other last-minute set for this weekend’s Studying & Leeds has been confirmed, with Bombay Bicycle Membership becoming a member of the line-up.
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The 2023 version of the twin-site occasion is because of happen at Richfield Avenue in Studying, and Bramham Park in Leeds between August 25-27. You should purchase any remaining tickets right here.
Headlining this 12 months’s R&L can be Billie Eilish, Sam Fender, The 1975, The Killers, Foals and Think about Dragons. Additionally featured on the invoice are the likes of Moist Leg, Central Cee, Inhaler, Steve Lacy and Knucks.
Earlier this week (August 21), Gentle Play – previously referred to as Slaves – introduced that they’ll be enjoying the Pageant Republic Stage at 7.45pm on Saturday (August 26) at Studying and seven.20pm at Leeds on Sunday (27).
It was then rumoured that each Lady In Purple and Bombay Bicycle Membership may very well be showing as shock particular visitors.
As reported by Leeds Stay, Ticketmaster listed Studying & Leeds’ dates while you looked for the previous – actual identify Marie Ulven – on its web site.
The Norwegian singer-songwriter is scheduled to carry out at All Factors East in London tomorrow (August 25) and Monday (August 28) in help of The Strokes/Yeah Yeahs Yeahs and Haim, respectively. Lady In Purple, who final performed at R&L in 2021, is free this Saturday and Sunday on the time of writing.
Nevertheless, a spokesperson for Lady In Purple has since denied that she’ll be making an look.
Elsewhere, Bombay Bicycle Membership teased that they may be popping up onsite. Following the discharge of their single ‘Diving’ – a collaboration with Holly Humberstone – the group quote-tweeted a submit from Studying & Leeds’ official Twitter (X) account.
“If only there was a way we could play this [track] on stage @OfficialRandL this year ,” Bombay Bicycle Membership wrote. “Let’s work something out .”
If solely there was a approach we might play this on stage @OfficialRandL this 12 months let’s work one thing out https://t.co/RGHxqQTqzA
— Bombay Bicycle Membership (@BombayBicycle) July 21, 2023
Later, the band posted “dreams.paper.steps” – a monitoring code on the What Three Phrases app – which directed their followers to a location at Studying Pageant.
Bombay Bicycle Membership subsequently confirmed a efficiency on the BBC Radio 1 Dance Stage at Studying at 12 midday on Friday. It’ll mark the group’s first present on the occasion in 9 years.
“The first time we opened the festival in 2007 the gates hadn’t opened when we went on,” they wrote, “so hopefully we’ll see more of you there this time. We can’t wait to see you there tomorrow.”
A consultant for Bombay Bicycle Membership instructed NME that the band is not going to be showing at Leeds Pageant.
See the submit beneath.
Again at @OfficialRandL for the primary time in 9 years. The primary time we opened the pageant in 2007 the gates hadn’t opened after we went on, so hopefully we’ll see extra of you there this time. We will’t wait to see you there tomorrow.
Fri Aug twenty fifth
BBC Radio 1 Dance Stage pic.twitter.com/SZunbI5lrh
— Bombay Bicycle Membership (@BombayBicycle) August 24, 2023
You possibly can see the total stage and set occasions for Studying & Leeds 2023 right here, and test the newest climate forecasts for each areas right here.
In different information, R&L organisers have confirmed that they’ve elevated safety to “weed out” drug sellers working on the websites, and banned campfires, BBQs and disposable vapes.
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