This article was published in 2012.

Festival Republic, organisers of the annual Leeds Festival, have this week announced the line up for their self-named stage at event.

In years past the Festival Republic Stage has launched many of the stars of today's main stages, with the likes of Kasabian, Florence and The Machine, Black Keys, At the Drive In, All Time Low, The Maccabees, You Me at Six, and Bombay Bicycle Club all starting off on this stage.

This year the Festival Republic Stage will be headlined by The View (Friday) and Sleigh Bells (Saturday). There are joint headliners on the Sunday with duties shared by Feeder and Young Guns.

Also on the stages during the weekend are Benjamin Francis Leftwich and King Charles (all Friday); The Subways, Veronica Falls and Bastille (all Saturday); Lower Than Atlantis and Bassnectar (both Sunday).

There will be an acoustic set from The Futureheads on the Friday.

The full stage announcement is shown below.

-- Friday --

The View
The Futureheads
Benjamin Francis Leftwich
King Charles
Alberta Cross
DZ Deathrays
Deap Vally
The Cast of Cheers

-- Saturday --

Sleigh Bells
The Subways
Veronica Falls
Niki and the Dove
Zulu Winter
Lucy Rose
Alt J
We Are Augustines
Jeff The Brotherhood
Palma Violets
O Brother

-- Sunday --

Bassnectar (closing DJ set)
Young Guns
Lower Than Atlantis
We Are The In Crowd
Dog Is Dead
Jake Bugg
Don Broco
The Knux
Theme Park
The Minutes
Blood or Whiskey

Tickets for Leeds Festival 2012 are still available through Ticketmaster and See Tickets or through our Leeds 2012 tickets page.