Reading Festival has announced the latest in a long line of new artists joining their line-up this Summer.

The festival which is set to take place in Caversham along the banks of the Thames, will overtake Reading from August 21 to August 25.

Thousands of festival goers will be making the journey to Reading for the ‘Biggest Weekend of the Year’.

Festival Republic, who is in charge of organising the Reading and Leeds Festival, has announced on the festival’s X (formally Twitter) page that three new artists have been chosen to appear over the weekend.

This includes ARXX, Alfie Templeman and Dasha.

The X post said: "Surprise!! New artists joining the line-up. In addition to this years amazing lineup catch @dasha_music @alfietempleman @arxxband in both Reading and Leeds and @nxdiamusic in Leeds, on our summer stages."


ARXX commented: “READING AND LEEDS. Huge thank you to the angels at @bbcintroducing for having us on their stage. This year is so so wild and we are beyond grateful!