Live At Leeds reveals stage times

SHOWCASE The stage times have been announced for this year's Live At Leeds festival.

SHOWCASE The stage times have been announced for this year's Live At Leeds festival.

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City centre music extravaganza Live At Leeds has announced which bands will be playing where at this year’s event.

The festival takes place on Saturday May 4 at venues across Leeds including the universities, the Cockpit and the Brudenell Social Club.

Headlining the Cockpit will be hyped Birmingham indie kids Peace, while New York hipster Darwin Deez and post-punkers Pins top the bills at the Metropolitan University’s two venues.

Over at Leeds University, acclaimed Manchester four-piece Everything Everything will close the show in the main Refectory venue.

American cult icons The Walkmen will play downstairs in Stylus while local favourites Sky Larkin play intimate bar venue Mine.

A yet-to-be-revealed special guest will bring the day to a close at the Brudenell Social Club, while electronic duo MS MR finish things off at the Faversham.

For those after something a little more relaxed, sibling folk troupe The Staves will headline Holy Trinity Church.

Dozens more acts will play throughout the day. The first bands will be on at noon at there will be an official afterparty at The Cockpit from 11pm.

Wristbands for the Saturday event cost £22.50 – there will be a separately ticketed gig under the Live At Leeds banner on the Sunday, with The Vaccines playing Millennium Square.

Then, Bank Holiday Monday will see the official Live At Leeds five-a-side football tournament return to Goals in Kirkstall Road, but the weekend starts with the Unconference industry seminar on Friday May 3.

For more information and the full line-up and schedule, visit www.liveatleeds.com.