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Glasto Ticket Registration Reopened After Tickets Remain

8th April 2008

The registration deadline to buy tickets for this year's Glastonbury festival is to be reopened after the event failed to sell out in the first two days of sales. Thousands of fans flooded phone lines...

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Jay-z To Pull Out Of Glastonbury?

7th April 2008

Rapper JAY-Z is reportedly thinking of pulling out of his headline slot at this year's Glastonbury festival, due to the disappointing reaction to news of his appearance.A source told the Sun that the rapper, who...

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Glastonbury Tickets Still On Sale As 100,000 Go On Day One

7th April 2008

Tickets for this year's Glastonbury Festival are still available after the event failed to sell out on the first day of sales.Thousands of fans flooded phone lines and a ticketing website at 09:00 BST on...

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Choreographer Wayne Mcgregor To Be Youth Dance Champion

4th April 2008

Award-winning choreographer Wayne McGregor will be the country's first youth dance champion, it was announced today.His appointment follows a review which found that cross government work could increase access to dance for more young people...

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Emily Eavis: Weather Not Jay-z To Blame For Fall In Glastonbury Registrations

26th March 2008

Glastonbury Festival organiser EMILY EAVIS has attributed the declining number of people registering for tickets to the bad weather – rather than the announcement that JAY-Z will have a headlining slot.Eavis told NME magazine that...

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Goldfrapp, Editors And The Enemy 'Confirmed' For Glastonbury

13th March 2008

Goldfrapp, the Editors and the Enemy have signed up to play this year's Glastonbury festival, reports claim.The Guardian has claimed that Scottish band the Fratellis and veteran singer Jimmy Cliff have also been confirmed for...

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Glastonbury 'Not Green Enough' For Radiohead's Thom Yorke

28th February 2008

Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke has ruled his band out of this year's Glastonbury festival because of concerns over the event's carbon footprint. Yorke, who fronts Friends of the Earth's Big Ask climate change campaign, said...

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Glastonbury Organisers Deny 2008 Festival Will Be The Last

15th February 2008

The founder of the Glastonbury festival has denied rumours that this year's event could be the last.Michael Eavis, the Somerset farmer who started the legendary festival in 1970, has moved to deny speculation about its...

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Glasto Headliners Confirmed

8th February 2008

The headline acts for this year's Glastonbury festival have been confirmed.Rap star Jay-Z was announced as one of the headliners earlier this week and now the two acts to join him in topping the bill...

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Jay-z Confirmed To Play Glastonbury Festival

2nd February 2008

Glastonbury organiser Michael Eavis has confirmed that US rapper Jay-Z will play at this year's festival.Mr Eavis told the BBC that he wanted to: "break from tradition and put on something totally different.""He will appeal...

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Festival-hopefuls Clamour To Register For Glastonbury

1st February 2008

Festival-goers keen to don their wellies and get muddy were logging on to register for tickets for GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL 2008 this morning.To be in with a chance of gaining one of the coveted tickets, festival...

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Neil Diamond Confirmed To Play Glastonbury This Year

31st January 2008

Glastonbury organiser Michael Eavis has confirmed that Neil Diamond will play at this year's festival.The 67-year-old US singer, famous for hits such as Sweet Caroline and America, will play on Sunday 29th June.Diamond is the...

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Glastonbury Deadline Confirmed

9th January 2008

The deadline for fans to register for tickets to this year's Glastonbury festival has now been confirmed by organiser Michael Eavis.Hopefuls must submit their contact details and a passport picture during February if they are...

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Kylie Leaves Glasto Gap

28th November 2007

Kylie Minogue has announced the dates of her 2008 European tour - and has added to rumours that she will perform at next year's Glastonbury festival.The 39-year-old, whose new album X was released on Monday,...

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Glasto Seeking New Talent

24th October 2007

Organisers of the Glastonbury festival are launching a regular gig night allowing up-and-coming bands a shot at playing the famed music event.The Holy Cow night will give new, unsigned acts a chance to show off...

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Lily Allen 'Sacks' Management

10th October 2007

Lily Allen has sacked her music management company after a problematic attempt to break the US market, according to reports.The Daily Mirror reports that the LDN singer has fired Empire Management after her efforts to...

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Kylie To Headline Glasto?

25th September 2007

Kylie Minogue is reportedly being lined up as one of the headliners for next year's Glastonbury Festival.The Aussie popstar was forced to cancel an appearance three years ago after being diagnosed with breast cancer.But after...

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Arctics Take Live Award

20th September 2007

Sheffield's Arctic Monkeys have been named the best live band in the country at the Vodafone Live Music Awards.Their award comes after a year in which they have released a second album, Favourite Worst Nightmare,...

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Lily Allen Works On New Songs In Ny

3rd August 2007

Lily Allen has been busy laying down tracks for her new album in recording sessions taking place in New York.The cheeky popstar noted that her new song Steve From Accounts was "amazing" and that she...

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Benicassim To Get Underway

19th July 2007

Benicassim festival will get underway tonight as four days of live music in the Spanish sunshine begins.Iggy and the Stooges lead tonight's headliners along with fellow US act Bright Eyes and Swedish band Mando Diao.The...

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Kasabian Ready Surprise Ep

18th July 2007

Kasabian will be releasing a surprise EP this summer of new songs written and produced by guitarist and singer Serge Pizzorno.The Leicester band, who have performed at a host of major festivals this year, will...

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Glastonbury Organiser Wants To Attract More Kids

13th July 2007

The organiser of Glastonbury festival has unveiled plans to attract more teenagers to next year's event.Michael Eavis claims that too high a proportion of the 180,000 people who attended last month's festival were in their...

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Editors Add Third London Date

9th July 2007

Editors have announced they will play a third night at London's Brixton Academy as part of their forthcoming tour in October.The band will be bringing their number one album An End Has a Start to...

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Doherty To Appear In Court

3rd July 2007

Babyshambles frontman Pete Doherty has arrived at west London magistrates court for a hearing after reports suggested a warrant had been issued for his arrest.The singer is due in court to face drugs charges after...

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Hard-fi Announce Series Of Low-key Gigs

2nd July 2007

Hard-Fi have followed on from their surprise show at Glastonbury festival with the announcement of a number of low-key lives shows.The Staines band will play five dates in July at small venues and promise to...

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Killers 'Win Glastonbury'

2nd July 2007

The Killers have enjoyed a bigger boost to sales of their latest album after performing at Glastonbury than any other artist, a retailer said today.HMV claims that in direct comparisons between the Las Vegas band's...

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Lily Allen Quizzed Over Nightclub Assault

29th June 2007

The police have quizzed British pop star Lily Allen about the alleged assault of a male photographer outside a club in London.The pop star appeared at a police station yesterday to answer questions about the...

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Glasto Revellers Struggle Home

26th June 2007

Revellers on their way home from this year's Glastonbury festival faced a tough trip after coach delays and thick mud held up transport from the site.Some festival goers with combined concert and coach tickets faced...

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Shirley Bassey In Copter Near Miss

25th June 2007

A helicopter carrying Dame Shirley Bassey was forced to make an unscheduled landing last night in the face of severe weather conditions.The veteran singer was returning home after performing at the Glastonbury festival in Somerset,...

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Peaches Slammed As A 'Nobody'

25th June 2007

Indie party girl PEACHES GELDOF has been given a tongue-lashing by rockers THE ENEMY at the Glastonbury festival, with the band branding 18-year-old Peaches a "nobody".Peaches, the daughter of Live Aid organiser SIR BOB GELDOF,...

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