More big names perform at day two of the festival
michael baggs
08:53 25th August 2012

The second day of Reading Festival gets underway today with performances from Kasabian, Florence and the Machine At the Drive-In and Azealia Banks.

Kasabian will close the mainstage on Richfield Avenue tonight as headliners, with a set likely to encompass songs from across the band's four albums.

The Vaccines, Florence and the Machine and The Shins also play the mainstage today, as well as hip hop troupe Odd Future (OFWGKTA) who make their final UK appearance this summer.

Reformed hardcore legends At the Drive-In, meanwhile, headline the NME/Radio 1 Stage tonight, following a day's performances from the likes of The Cribs, Mastodon, Santigold, Miike Snow and Billy Talent.

Feeder headline the Festival Republic Stage, while Metronomy, Katy B, Grimes and Azealia Banks make up today's impressive Dance Stage line-up.

Light showers are expected in Reading today, with temperatures likely to reach around 19 degrees during the day before dropping to 11 degrees at night.

Tomorrow's improved weather is expected to feature mainly sunshine, with the likes of Foo Fighters, Less Than Jake and the Kaiser Chiefs performing.

Below: Foo Fighters headline opening night at Leeds Festival