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In pictures: Day two of Reading & Leeds Festivals
25 August 2013
Last updated at 11:01 BST
Acts including Foals, Alt J and The 1975 played at Reading and Leeds Festivals on day two, Eminem headlined at Reading.
Eminem headlined the main stage at Reading festival on Saturday. It was the second time the 40-year-old rapper has topped the bill at the festival and was his first appearance at the festival in 11 years. His Reading performance and his set at Leeds Festival on Sunday will be his only UK festival appearances in 2013.
Oxford four-piece Foals played on the main stage at Reading. The band played tracks from all three of their albums including My Number and Spanish Sahara. It was the band's fourth appearance at the festival. Foals' guitarist Jimmy Smith told the BBC the gig was "like a rollercoaster".
Mercury Prize winners Alt-J performed on the NME/ Radio 1 stage at Reading festival on Saturday 24 August. Singer Joe Newman, right, first went to the Leeds festival in 2002. He said: "It was great, although I wasn’t prepared at all. Took some Pot Noodles and about a tenner and that was it."
Chase and Status's set on the main stage at Reading got the crowd moving with tracks like Blind Faith and Lost and Found. They were joined on stage by several vocalists throughout their show, including Moko to perform upcoming single Count On Me. The duo are set to release their third studio album, Brand New Machine, on 7 October.
London indie band Casablanca took to the BBC introducing stage at Reading. They've been compared to Phoenix, Bloc Party and Bombay Bicycle Club. They played their set with the singer from One Night Only, George Craigono, filling in for Casablanca's usual drummer.
Jake Bugg's set on the NME/ Radio 1 stage at Reading festival on Saturday included some new tracks from his forthcoming second album. Jake will play at the Leeds festival on Sunday.
Scottish rockers Twin Atlantic played on the main stage at Reading. Their set included the singles Tracks like Free and Make a Beast Of Myself and got a strong reaction from a large crowd.
The 1975's set on the Festival Republic stage in Reading included a sing-a-long to their track Chocolate. The Manchester band also played a surprise slot on the BBC Introducing stage at Reading in the afternoon. You can see more photos from Reading and Leeds at http://www.bbc.co.uk/events/ezc5d4/photos.
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