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Michael Eavis Reveals Prince Was 'In Talks' To Headline This Year's Glastonbury

Glastonbury organiser Michael Eavis has revealed that Prince was close to performing at this year’s festival, which will now be headlined by Adele, Coldplay and Muse. Speaking to The Sun, Eavis said he was sad...

Prince Was In Talks For Glastonbury 2016

Festival founder Michael Eavis and his daughter Emily had made a number of attempts to get the Purple Rain singer to headline the British event over the past few years, but never managed...

Adele Shuts Down Fan Filming At Concert

The British superstar told off a concertgoer after she caught a fan filming with a camera on a tripod. The incident was caught by another fan, ironically, on their camera phone, at the star's show...

Glastonbury Bosses Fined For Sewage Leak

The organisers admitted allowing human waste to pollute a stream at the Worthy Farm site in Somerset, England in June, 2014, damaging local water quality and killing fish. But Judge Simon Cooper...

Glastonbury Plans Prince And David Bowie Tributes

Glastonbury Festival is planning a tribute to Prince, in addition to its confirmed plans to commemorate the late David Bowie next month.The festival’s organiser Emily Eavis told the BBC on Wednesday (May 4th) that a...

Muse Invite Adele To Join Them On Glastonbury Stage To Help Calm Her Nerves

Muse have invited their fellow Glastonbury headliner Adele to join them onstage during their Friday night slot, in a bid to help her overcome her nerves. Adele will headline the festival for the first time...

Adele Planning Beyonce Glastonbury Disguise

The soul superstar is performing on the iconic Pyramid stage at the event for the first time in June (16), and is planning to go incognito to watch her favourite bands without attracting...

Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn Is Headed To Glastonbury To Speak Out Against Nuclear Weapons

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has accepted an invitation to speak at this year’s Glastonbury festival from the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament. Mr Corbyn will speak out against plans to renew the controversial Trident programme and...

April 1st Breaking News: Florence Foster Jenkins To Play At Glastonbury 2016

The folks at Glastonbury have an important announcement: Florence Foster Jenkins will perform on the Pyramid Stage for the 2016 festival in the form of a hologram. Yep. You heard us right. The legendary soprano...

New Order Fans Call For Soccer Anthem At Glastonbury

The group was confirmed as a festival act on Tuesday (29Mar16) and devotees want to make sure the summer (Jun16) gig in Somerset, England is a memorable one. They also want retired...

Ellie Goulding And Zz Top Join Glastonbury Line-up

The raft of newly announced acts will join previously disclosed headliners Adele, Muse and Coldplay in playing the event at Worthy Farm, England, which runs from 22 to 26 June (16). Also...

Glastonbury Festival Reveals First Line-up Poster

Glastonbury has unveiled its first line-up poster for the annual festival, which will take place this year from June 22nd to 26th at Worthy Farm. The newly confirmed acts will join already announced headliners Muse,...

Glastonbury 2016 - Plausible And Implausible Rumours

It’s that time of year again: the annual rumour mill of who is going to be making appearances at Glastonbury, plausible or otherwise. Although the three Pyramid Stage headliners have been revealed – Muse on...

Barry Gibb 'To Jam With Coldplay At Glastonbury'

While the Bee Gees singer had been rumoured to making an appearance previously, he has now allegedly been invited to perform a medley of iconic Bee Gees hits with Chris Martin's group on the Pyramid...

Adele: 'My Bum Is Too Big To Twerk With!'

The 27-year-old singer has been delighting fans with her onstage antics since bringing her World tour to London, England. At one of the concerts this week (beg21Mar16), Adele decided to try her luck at twerking...

Glastonbury Festival 'Honoured' To Have Adele Among This Year's Headliners

Glastonbury organiser Emily Eavis has said it’s a ‘great honour’ to have Adele headline this year’s festival. On Friday night Adele broke the news that she was the final headliner for Glastonbury 2016, while on...

Adele Confirms Glastonbury Headlining Slot

Rumours about the Hello hitmaker's involvement in the iconic British music festival have been rumbling for days, and on Friday (18Mar16), she shared the news with fans at her latest London concert, reports...

Hello Glastonbury! Adele Is Your Final 2016 Headliner

Adele has been confirmed as the final headlining act for this year’s Glastonbury festival, taking the Saturday night slot on the Pyramid Stage. The singer made the announcement during her sold-out show at London’s O2...

Adele Planning Frozen Family Festival Outing

The singer has been linked with a headline slot at the event in Somerset, England in June (16) but has insisted she has no interest in performing. During her gig in...

Foo Fighters Fans Await Big Reveal

Many devotees felt sure the big reveal would revolve around a Dave Grohl solo project or a headlining slot at the upcoming Glastonbury festival in the UK, while others feared it could signal...

Beth Ditto: 'I Play The Spoons Really Well!'

The 34-year-old singer is most famous for fronting band Gossip, although she did release a solo EP back in 2011. In a webchat with The Guardian on Thursday (18Feb16), Beth told fans she is hoping...

David Bowie To Get Official Glastonbury Tribute

Fans heading to Worthy Farm, England for the event had already made plans to celebrate the late musician informally with singalongs of his hits, and Glastonbury boss Emily Eavis says organisers are making...

Pj Harvey Announced As Sunday Night Other Stage Headliners At Glastonbury

The eagerly anticipated Glastonbury 2016 line-up continues to unfold as PJ Harvey is announced as the Other Stage headliner on Sunday evening - facing Coldplay on the Pyramid Stage and complimenting Jeff Lynne’s ELO, performing...

Joke Petition Launched To Stop Coldplay From Headlining Glastonbury

A petition has been launched on change.org in reaction to Coldplay’s headlining slot at this year’s Glastonbury festival. But the British rock band need not worry about it yet, as the petition is actually a...

Coldplay Are First Confirmed Glastonbury Headliners

The Paradise singers, who were hot favourites for a headline slot, have announced their set by posting a picture on Twitter.com of the metal structure of the iconic Pyramid stage in a field...

Coldplay Finally Confirmed As First Glastonbury 2016 Headliners!

The rumours are true! Coldplay have just been confirmed as the very first headliners for Glastonbury 2016 after months of speculation. Further line-up additions are yet to be announced but are expected to feed into...

Michael Eavis Apologises After Glastonbury Sewage Pollutes River

Bosses of the festival admitted at a court hearing in Yeovil, England on Thursday (14Jan16) that the 2014 event had breached British environmental regulations. Prosecutors acting for the U.K. Environment Agency told...

Venue Website Sparks Zz Top Glastonbury Speculation

In December (15), the trio announced they were going on tour, and the European leg of the trek kicks off in France on 26 June (16), the day Britain's iconic music festival ends....

Lionel Richie Embroiled In Fire Alarm Drama On Tv

The veteran crooner was being interviewed for British morning show Lorraine at a London hotel, but the pre-recorded segment descended into chaos when alarm bells began ringing. Lionel was discussing his appearance...

Michael Eavis Organises Glastonbury Venue Back-up Over Gas Pipe Fears

The music festival has been held at Worthy Farm in Somerset, England since 1970, but the 80-year-old organiser has now earmarked a location 20 miles (32 kilometres) "up the road" as a back-up...

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