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Glastonbury Highlights: The Most Iconic Performances At Glasto 2019

Another edition of Britain's most spectacular festival has once again come and gone, and while we're sad to see it go as we get back to mundane reality, we do at least have many incredible...

Glastonbury's Most Heartbreaking Schedule Clashes For Music Eclectics

We can't be the only ones to get stressed when asked "What kind of music do you like?". Literally everything. That's the answer. We have what is known as eclectic taste, which means that organising...

World Environment Day: How To Stay Green At Your Next Festival

Festival season is all about fun, debauchery and hedonism which is perfectly acceptable every now and again, particularly in this uncertain political climate. But don't abandon all your responsibilities this year; spare a thought for...

Summer Festival Guide 2019: Our 15 Favourite Forthcoming Music Festivals

It's officially summer now that June has hit which means it truly is festival season. We've already enjoyed BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend, Slam Dunk, All Points East and myriad international events, but here are...

Music News Round-up: Janelle Monae To Play Glastonbury; New Foals And James Blake Albums; David Bowie Box Set

JANELLE MONAE CONFIRMED FOR GLASTONBURY Excitement ahead of Glastonbury 2019 later this summer has increased with the announcement that R&B star Janelle Monáe has been added to the line-up.Speaking on BBC Radio 6 Music’s breakfast...

Janelle Monae To Perform At Glastonbury 2019

Anticipation for Glastonbury Festival later this summer has risen with the announcement that R&B star Janelle Monáe has been added to the bill.Speaking on BBC Radio 6 Music’s breakfast show on Monday morning (January 7th),...

Music News Round-up: Ariana Grande Adds Extra UK Tour Dates; Ed Sheeran Breaks More Records; Kylie To Play Glastonbury

ARIANA GRANDE ADDS UK TOUR DATES Ariana Grande has given fans a little Sweetener, announcing extra dates for the UK and Ireland leg of her arena tour next summer.Originally, the ‘thank u, next’ chart-topping star...

Six More Artists We'd Love To See Play Glastonbury's Legends Slot

Following the excellent news this week that Glastonbury Festival’s organisers have booked pop icon Kylie Minogue to perform the fabled ‘legends slot’ for the Sunday afternoon of its 2019 edition, we got to thinking –...

Kylie Minogue Confirmed For Glastonbury 2019 'Legend' Slot

The organisers of Glastonbury Festival have revealed that pop icon Kylie Minogue will perform in the coveted ‘legends slot’ at next year’s edition.The 50 year old singer is set to perform in the heritage act...

Music News Round-up: Spice Girls Rumoured For Glastonbury, Drake Tops Spotify's 2018 List, Doves Reunite

SPICE GIRLS TO HEADLINE GLASTONBURY? The Spice Girls reunion next summer could be about to get even bigger, with new reports that the band could headline 2019’s Glastonbury Festival.The reunited group – minus Victoria Beckham...

Could The Spice Girls Be Set To Headline Glastonbury 2019?

The Spice Girls reunion next summer is gathering serious pace, with new reports that the band could headline 2019’s Glastonbury Festival.The reunited group – minus Victoria Beckham – could be set to bring girl power...

Emily Eavis Announces Plastic Bottle Ban From Glastonbury Festival In 2019

Glastonbury Festival is conspicuous by its absence from the calendar of the British summer of 2018. However, its organiser Emily Eavis revealed that a significant plan is afoot for when the prestigious festival returns next...

Five Sets From Glastonbury Festival Well Worth Re-watching

There aren't many weekends of the year that most of the country pray for rain, all except the fortuitous 250,000 people that descend on a farm in Glastonbury as most of the country sit at...

No, Ed Sheeran Was Not Using A Backing Track At Glastonbury

Despite the fact that he has just completed an excellent closing set at Glastonbury Festival, Ed Sheeran has still found himself the victim of a whole load of criticism for it. Whether he's been accused...

Glastonbury 2017: Foo Fighters, Johnny Depp And The Killers Among The Highlights

Another Glastonbury extravaganza has come and gone, and this time we won't see the UK's most renowned music event again for two years. It was certainly a week to remember, however, with top sets from...

The Very Best Set Numbers From Glastonbury Headliner Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran headlined the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury Festival this weekend and you'd be hard-pushed to find a more rocking acoustic set anywhere. To a 200,000 strong crowd, he played a mixture of his biggest...

Johnny Depp Talks About Donald Trump Assassination At Glastonbury

Johnny Depp seemed to threaten the American president Donald Trump with assassination during a brief appearance at Glastonbury Festival.The 54 year old actor appeared in person to introduce a screening of his 2004 film The...

15,000 Glastonbury-goers Attempt World Record For Human Peace Symbol

Up to 15,000 festival-goers are believed to have converged on the Stone Circle at Glastonbury this week to create the world’s largest human peace sign.Organisers of the massive annual festival estimate that 15,000 punters and...

Katy Perry And Biffy Clyro Among First Tranche Of Acts Confirmed For Glastonbury 2017

Glastonbury Festival has announced the first tranche of artists to be playing at Worthy Farm this year, confirming 83 acts in addition to the three main headliners of Ed Sheeran, Radiohead and Foo Fighters.Among the...

Ed Sheeran Confirmed As Final Glastonbury 2017 Headliner

Arguably the worst-kept secret in the music industry has been confirmed: Ed Sheeran will indeed be playing this year’s Glastonbury Festival as the third and final headliner.The 26 year old megastar, whose newly-released third album...

Ed Sheeran Confirmed As Final Glastonbury Headliner

Emily, who runs the festival with its founder, her father Michael, took to Twitter to dismiss the line-up as false, but now she has confirmed Sheeran will join Radiohead and the Foo Fighters...

Ed Sheeran Announces 48-Date North American Divide Tour

The British singer’s 48-date trek around the States ends in October, in the home of country music, Nashville. "It starts in June. I know we're going for four months, so it's within a fair few...

Emily Eavis Slams Glastonbury Line-up 'Leak'

On Sunday (05Mar17), the publicly-edited festival listings website Clashfinder published a comprehensive list of acts performing at the festival from 23 to 25 June (17). Their list included many performers who are...

Emily Eavis Says 'Leaked' Glastonbury 2017 Line-up Is "Fake News"

Glastonbury Festival organiser Emily Eavis has denied that the ‘leaked’ line-up for the 2017 edition of the event is real, slamming it as “fake news” and assuring fans that the real line-up will be announced...

Foo Fighters Request Extra Long Glastonbury Set

The band announced they will headline the Saturday night Pyramid stage line-up on 24 June (17) when they performed for fans at a secret show in Somerset, England on Friday night (24Feb17).Now further details from...

Foo Fighters Confirmed As Second Glastonbury Headliners

Foo Fighters have been confirmed as this year’s Glastonbury headliners, two years after being forced to pull out of the festival when singer Dave Grohl broke his leg.The band will headline the festival’s Saturday night,...

Roger Waters And Nick Mason Open To Reuniting Pink Floyd For Glastonbury

The British rockers appeared at a press conference together on Thursday (16Feb17) announcing a new exhibition remembering the band at London's Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum. According to editors at Britain's Daily...

David Crosby: 'Kanye West Is Pompous And Can't Sing'

The music veteran caused a storm when he responded to Kanye's claim at Britain's Glastonbury music festival in 2015 that he's the "greatest rock star of all time". Crosby didn't pull any punches with his...

Glastonbury Festival To Temporarily Move Site For 2019

Glastonbury founder Michael Eavis has announced that the festival will temporarily re-locate to another site nearly 100 miles away in 2019, in order to allow the land at its longstanding home at Worthy Farm a...

Ed Sheeran Hotly Tipped To Headline Glastonbury 2017

Having made a tentative return to social media earlier this week after the best part of a year off, Ed Sheeran is reportedly on the verge of landing the biggest gig in music – a...

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