No ticket? No problem! How to watch & listen to Reading + Leeds 2018

Missed out on a ticket to Reading + Leeds this year? Not quite ready to face up to the fact all your mates will be there and you won’t? Well, never fear, because we have you covered! 



You can watch and listen to bands live and on demand across the Bank Holiday weekend online, via Red Button, and on Radio - all from the comfort of your mud-free sofa.



Here’s your foolproof guide on how to watch and listen to Reading + Leeds across the weekend, keeping you up to date with performances from Fall Out Boy, The Wombats, Travis Scott, Panic At The Disco!, Dua Lipa, Sigrid, Kings Of Leon and more.

1. 📺 Watch live - via the BBC website and iPlayer

We’ll be streaming live sets from the Main Stage and Radio 1 Stage on all three days of the Reading + Leeds weekend.

You can watch all the action across two stages live online right here:

- Friday from 1.55pm
- Saturday from 1.50pm
- Sunday from 1.55pm

2. 💻 Catch-up via the BBC Reading + Leeds website

We'll be showcasing highlights from the best sets and most memorable moments of Reading + Leeds. Missed your favourite band's set? Don't worry, you'll be able to catch up for weeks after the festivals finished. Follow all the action here.

Catch up on iPlayer by watching full sets and highlights from the Main Stage, Radio 1 Stage and BBC Introducing Stage.

You can also head over to the BBC Music YouTube channel to watch performances from all 3 stages.

BBC Four will be airing highlights from the festival on Saturday 1st September.

3. 🔴 Watch via the Red Button

Press red across the weekend to catch the biggest names from the weekend on the Main and Radio 1 stages.

Red Button Schedule:

Friday 8pm - midnight
Highlights from the day

Saturday 9.30pm - midnight
Highlights from the day

Sunday
4.30pm - 6.20pm
Highlights from the day

9.30pm - midnight
Highlights from the day

4. 📻 Tune in to BBC Radio

Catch all the Reading + Leeds action via BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra.

Radio 1 Schedule:

Friday
10-12pm - Jordan and Maya
12-2pm - Greg James
2-4pm - Matt and Mollie

Saturday
10-12pm - Jordan and Maya
12-2pm - Dev and Alice
7-9pm - DJ Target (1Xtra simulcast)
9-11pm - Charlie Sloth (1Xtra simulcast)

Sunday
10-12pm - Jordan and Maya
12-2pm - Scott and Chris
2-4pm - Matt and Mollie
7-10pm - Radio 1 Rock Show

1Xtra Schedule:

Saturday
7-9pm - DJ Target (1Xtra simulcast)
9-11pm - Charlie Sloth (1Xtra simulcast)

Sunday
9-10pm - 1Xtra at Reading and Leeds

5. 📱Follow the action on social

We'll be bringing the festival to life with coverage across Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. So, get following:

BBC Radio 1 Twitter

BBC Radio 1 Instagram

BBC Radio 1 Facebook

BBC Music Twitter

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