More announcements for Leeds Festival line-up

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NEW names have been added to this year’s Leeds Festival line-up.

The bill now includes Mariachi El Bronx, The Bronx, Shura, Young Thug, No Devotion, Sunset Sons, Bo Ningen, Baroness Twin Peaks and more.

The latest announcement adds to an already huge list of names, with headliners already announced as Metallica, Mumford & Sons and The Libertines plus performances from Kendrick Lamar, Alt J and Bring Me The Horizon.

Mariachi El Bronx will return to the main stage’s prestigious opening slot whilst The Struts will perform at the festival for the first time on the NME/BBC Radio 1 Stage on Saturday.

Illinois natives Twin Peaks will head to Leeds on the Sunday and British songwriter and producer Shura comes to the city on Friday.

Over on the BBC Radio 1 Dance Stage will be Australian hitmaker Hayden James, German deep-house star Ferdinand Weber, DJ Fresh, Irish favourites Riptide Movement, live electronic duo Maribou State, pop starlet Petite Meller and The Six.

The Lock-Up/Pit Stage will host The Bronx, Baroness, Bo Ningen, Vant, Skinny Lister, No Devotion and As It Is.

The Festival Republic Stage aims to focus on both emerging and established alternative talent, with Sunset Sons, Scottish synth-poppers Neon Waltz, Spring King, Seether and The Last Internationale make the line-up.

Brighton’s Remi Miles will open at the BBC 1Xtra Stage followed by Young Thug, Star and One.

The music festival will take place over the August Bank Holiday weekend from August 28 to August 30 at Bramham Park, near Wetherby.

For ticket details and other information about the event, visit the www.leedsfestival.com website.