Flamingods lead the announcement from Reading’s premier independent festival

The annual event is a one day, multi-venue music festival in Reading that raises money for locallearning disability charity Reading Mencap. Since starting in 2013 the festival has raised nearly £60,000 for the charity and has had performances from Idles, Ezra Furman, Field Music, Anna Meredith, Shame, The Big Moon, Sundara Karma, and many more.

This years instalment sees artists such as Flamingods, Rozi Plain and TVAM announced as part of this first wave of acts. The event will take place on the 27th April 2019 around multiple venues in Reading.


“Are You Listening? Festival has grown from a newborn music baby to being on the verge of celebrating it’s Seventh Birthday.” Festival organiser Dave Maul has enthused. “We wish to continue on the foundations we have built and continue to strive to improve the festival experience for artists and punters alike whilst still maintaining our commitment to our charity partner Reading Mencap. We are excited to see how year number Seven will unfold and we hope you will be part of it.”

£20.00 Super Early Tickets to the festival can be purchased at areyoulistening.org.uk and you can follow Are You Listening? Festival on facebook, twitter and instagram @aylfest.