The Reading Festival is held every year in England during the last week of August, and this year it will take place between August 28 and 30. Its official name is Carling weekend (for the main sponsor). The Reading festival started out with folk music, but is has widened its offer to include indie, punk, metal and alternative rock. This festival that began in 1961 has been held year after year without fail. It takes place in Berkshire County, midway between London and Oxford, and is one of the most emblematic festivals of Europe with six different stages. This year you'll see famous bands like Rebel Sound, Jamie T, Metallica, Royal Blood, Bastille, Mumford Sons and Deadmau5. Buy here your Reading Festival tickets to enjoy this great summer festival in England!