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The Reading Festival 2019

Tyler Plank, Staff Writer

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On Wednesday November 21st, the lineup for Reading and Leeds Festival in England was announced, and it may just be one of the biggest lineups of all time. The festival happens twice, once in Reading and once in Leeds, both stretching over 3 days,

The headlining artists (the big ones) consist of rapper Post Malone, indie pop band The 1975, pop band Twenty One Pilots, and rock band Foo Fighters.

But that’s not all, there will also be appearances from Juice Wrld, Hayley Kiyoko, Blossoms, Billie Eilish, PVRIS, Bastille, The Distillers, and Yungblud, just to name a few. Many more are too be announced as the year goes on.

This hasn’t been the first time Reading and Leeds has put on a lineup of this kind. The Reading festival has had one of the most memorable live albums of all time in the form of the 1992 Nirvana act.

Some other memorable performances from the festival include, the 1994 Radiohead and the 2000 Rage Against the Machine,  2005 Queens of the Stone Age, and the 2012 Foo Fighters performance. And they are continuing their rock theme in the past couple years with bands like Muse, Arcade Fire, Mudhoney, and Green Day. But it always hasn’t been rock artists, Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky, Lil Pump, Travis Scott have all played this festival.

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Tyler Plank, Staff Writer

Freshman Tyler Plank is currently is a first year on the A Blast who went to Holmes Middle School. In his free time he plays baseball and listens to music.

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