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Eavis Has "Total Faith" That Winehouse Will Play Glastonbury

Emily Eavis has said that she has "total faith" that Amy Winehouse will perform at this year's Glastonbury festival.Speaking to BBC Radio 1's Newsbeat, the festival organiser said: "I have total faith, I think she'll...

By on 21 May 2008

More Additions To Glastonbury Festival Lineup Confirmed

The lineup for the Stonebridge Bar at Glastonbury Festival 2008 has been announced.While not home to the type of big name acts that feature on the main stages of the Somerset festival, the bar is...

By on 21 May 2008

Jay-z Headlining Glastonbury Is Cool, Say Mgmt

Hotly-tipped US duo MGMT have said Jay-Z's headlining of this year's Glastonbury festival is good news for the event.The Somerset festival - held at Worthy Farm, Pilton, at the end of June - has not...

By on 21 May 2008

Get Cape: Glastonbury's Problem Is The Weather

Get Cape.Wear Cape.Fly has said poor weather rather than Jay-Z is to blame for slow ticket sales at this year's Glastonbury Festival.The New York rapper is headlining the legendary music event and has been cited...

By on 16 May 2008

Neil Diamond And Rihanna Top Us Charts

Veteran musician Neil Diamond and R 'n' B star Rihanna have both made history in topping the US albums and singles charts this week.Home Before Dark, Diamond's 29th studio album, has debuted at number one...

By on 15 May 2008

Pete Doherty Released After 29 Days Of 14-Week Sentence

Pete Doherty has been released from prison after completing 29 days of a 14-week sentence.The Babyshambles frontman was jailed in April after violating the terms of his probation order.But the former Libertine has now been...

By on 06 May 2008

Full Glastonbury Festival Lineup Revealed

The full lineup for this year's Glastonbury Festival was 'leaked by printers' a day before the official announcement was expected.The roster for the Somerset festival, which takes place at Worthy Farm in Pilton, was due...

By on 29 April 2008

Full Glastonbury Festival Lineup 'Revealed' Early

The full lineup for this year's Glastonbury Festival was leaked a day before the official announcement was expected.The roster for the Somerset festival, which takes place at Worthy Farm in Pilton, was due to be...

By on 29 April 2008

Full Glastonbury Lineup 'Revealed' One Day Early

The full lineup for this year's Glastonbury Festival has been leaked a day before the official announcement was expected.The roster for the Somerset festival, which takes place at Worthy Farm in Pilton, was due to...

By on 28 April 2008

Official Documents 'Confirm' Beyonce-jay-z Marriage

A marriage licence confirming the nuptials of Beyonce and Jay-Z has been filed in New York State, according to local officials.It was reported earlier this month that the former Destiny's Child member, 26, and the...

By on 23 April 2008

Paul Weller Says Fans Have Ruined Glastonbury

Paul Weller has claimed slow ticket sales for this year's Glastonbury Festival are due to the event's target market changing.The former Jam star believes that as the Somerset festival has evolved, a different type of...

By on 22 April 2008

Paul Weller: Glastonbury Fans Not What They Used To Be

PAUL WELLER claims that Glastonbury fans are not what they used to be.Speaking to BBC6 Music, the singer said that the "disgusting" bad weather of recent years combined with less genuine music fans attending the...

By on 22 April 2008

Culture Secretary Says Anti-tout Legislation Is Last Resort

Ticket touts can be targeted without the need to introduce new legislation, according to the culture secretary.Andy Burnham has called on the entertainment and sporting industries to ensure that fans are able to acquire tickets...

By on 22 April 2008

Cribs, Jamie T And Biffy Clyro Added To Glastonbury Bill

The Cribs and Biffy Clyro are among a number of bands confirmed as new additions to the bill for this year's Glastonbury Festival.Wakefield trio the Cribs, comprised of twins Gary and Ryan Jarman and their...

By on 18 April 2008

Emily Eavis Defends Jay-z's Glastonbury Headline Slot

Glastonbury Festival organiser Emily Eavis has slammed criticism of the decision to choose rapper Jay-Z to headline this year's event.The New Yorker's appointment has been linked with comparatively slow ticket sales for this year's festival...

By on 15 April 2008

Noel Gallagher: I'm Not Having Hip-hop At Glastonbury

Noel Gallagher has attacked Glastonbury Festival organisers for picking Jay-Z as a headline act for this year's event.The New York rapper's planned appearance has received a lukewarm reception from festival fans, with many blaming the...

By on 14 April 2008

Glastonbury Provides £73m Boost For Local Community

Glastonbury Festival injected more than 73 million into the surrounding community last year, a new report has shown.While the festival can prove disruptive for residents in and around the village of Pilton, a report by...

By on 11 April 2008

Glastonbury Provides £73m Boost For Local Community

Glastonbury Festival injected more than 73 million into the surrounding community last year, a new report has shown.While the festival can prove disruptive for residents in and around the village of Pilton, a report by...

Glastonbury Boss Eavis Hits Back At Jay-z Rumours

Glastonbury Festival organiser Michael Eavis has denied rumours in the tabloid press that headliner Jay-Z is to pull out of this year's event.The Sun newspaper's Bizarre gossip column had claimed the New York rap star...

By on 09 April 2008

Glasto Ticket Registration Reopened After Tickets Remain

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...

By on 08 April 2008

Jay-z To Pull Out Of Glastonbury?

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...

By on 07 April 2008

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

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...

By on 07 April 2008

Choreographer Wayne Mcgregor To Be Youth Dance Champion

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...

By on 04 April 2008

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

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...

By on 26 March 2008

Goldfrapp, Editors And The Enemy 'Confirmed' For Glastonbury

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...

By on 13 March 2008

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

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...

By on 28 February 2008

Glastonbury Organisers Deny 2008 Festival Will Be The Last

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...

By on 15 February 2008

Glasto Headliners Confirmed

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...

By on 08 February 2008

Jay-z Confirmed To Play Glastonbury Festival

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...

By on 02 February 2008

Festival-hopefuls Clamour To Register For Glastonbury

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...

By on 01 February 2008

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