Red Button

Press the red button during the festival weekend

Press the red button on digital TV to watch up to 3 streams of music during Reading & Leeds weekend. You can watch extended sets from more than 30 bands, featuring Arcade Fire and the long awaited return of The Libertines. Acts from the Main and NME/Radio 1 stages will be joined by performances from the BBC Introducing Stage.

Join us the week afterwards as well for highlights of the very best performances of the festival.

Press RED between 7pm and 2am Friday, Saturday and Sunday for the festival and from 6am on Monday for highlights.

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