The 1975 frontman Matty Healy makes festival gender balance pledge

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The 1975 topped the monthly bill at last summer’s Reading and Leeds festivals

The 1975 will no for a longer period perform festivals that have also handful of feminine artists on the monthly bill, singer Matty Healy has pledged.

The musician built the guarantee immediately after this year’s Reading and Leeds festivals were being criticised for a gender imbalance.

Only 20 of the 91 functions on the preliminary line-up are women of all ages, major a journalist to challenge Healy to insist on larger equality at festivals in which he plays.

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