Reading Festival 2017 unveil Eminem as Saturday night headliner

The rap legend returns to the August bank holiday weekender for the first time since 2013.

Henry Lewis

Last updated: 24th Feb 2017

Image: Eminem

Reading Festival have announced the final headline act for this year's August bank holiday weekender. 

Topping the bill on the Saturday night is rap God Eminem, his first appearance at the Richfield Avenue festival site in four years, and is expected to deliver the goods once again with a ridiculous number of hip hop anthems in his back catalogue.

An unmissable live force as well as a prolific figure in the studio, the rapper is one of the world's most revered recording artists and has dominated the charts since the late '90s with a slew of critically acclaimed records such as The Marshall Mathers LP and The Slim Shady LP to name just two.

His high energy shows are brimming full of genuinely genius numbers that demonstrate his insane flow and lyrical prowess emphatically.

Also announced are the likes of Haim, Blossoms, Cabbage, Sundara Karma and Halsey, and are joined on the Reading Festival 2017 line up by the likes of Muse, KasabianBastille, Danny Brown, Glass Animals, Korn, Circa Waves, Fatboy Slim and tonnes more at one of the UKs best loved alternative events.

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