Monday 23 July 2012, 13:03
Celebrating its fifth year at the festival, the stage has previously seen debut performances from Pulled Apart By Horses (who will make their Main Stage debut this year), Two Door Cinema Club (NME/Radio 1 Stage second headliner 2012) and Don Broco, who move onto the Festival Republic Stage this year after their amazing performance in 2011 on the BBC Introducing Stage.
The bands that play are chosen through a combination of the BBC's countrywide Introducing shows, Leeds promoters Futuresound, festival promoters Festival Republic and Martin House's Centre Stage competition.
Here's the list of bands in alphabetical order. The breakdown of the days at both festivals can be found on the Reading & Leeds line-up page.
Empror & Duppy Beatz
Escape To New York
Family of the Year
Park Bench Society
Sarah Williams White
Vengeance and the Panther Queen
We Walk On Ice
We Were Frontiers
Plus more to be announced...
As always, we will bring you highlights from the Introducing Stage across the weekend including videos, photos and updates on Twitter. Details of the full Festival line-up as it stands can be found on the BBC's Reading & Leeds Festival website which is where you'll also be able to see sets from Foo Fighters, The Cure, Kasabian and many more over the weekend.
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