As one of the official partners of Reading & Leeds Festival, the BBC will be recording and broadcasting various bits of the festival live.
Here are all the details of what they will be broadcasting live and which shows they're hosting live from the site. There will be much more available online (the best bits of which we'll be featuring on DiS).
Friday from 8 'til Midnight. Saturday 7 'til 8:15 and then 10 'til 12:45. Sunday 10:45 'til 12:30. And there's also Reading & Leeds coverage on Radio 1, for details click here.
You need digital TV to access this and obviously you press the red button on your remote control to access it. Their website says the following:
"Press the red button on TV to watch up to 4 streams of music during Reading and Leeds weekend. You can watch extended sets from loads of bands. One stream will be dedicated to BBC Radio 1's favourite artists, and hosted by DJ Huw Stephens.
Freeview viewers can watch Radio 1's favourite artists and the main artists from the Main and Radio 1/NME stages. Satellite and cable viewers will be able to see additional artists at a time.
Watch from 7pm-1am Friday 28 August to Sunday 30 August. Then from Monday 31 August to Saturday 5 September, watch extended sets from a different act each day from the festival."
Zane Lowe's Tips
On this here podcast Zane runs down his personal picks for the "most magnificent, most prestigious" festival. Download podcast (audio mp3 - 1.3 MB) ~ right click and select 'save as'.
Zane's tips are:
Bombay Bicycle Club
The Big Pink
Everything, Everything (on the BBC Introducing stage)
For more information visit bbc.co.uk/readingandleeds.
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