BBC Introducing Stage at Reading & Leeds 2012
See the best unsigned, undiscovered and under the radar talent at the festival
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 full running order split by day can be seen at the foot of our 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...