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The Dalai Lama To Tour Glastonbury Festival On Sunday

The spiritual guru will visit the Somerset, England site on Sunday (28Jun15), and talk to revellers in the Green Fields part of the festival, where his Tibetan Monks performed in 2013. He'll...

Glastonbury Fans Give Amy Winehouse Documentary A Standing Ovation

Director Asif Kapadia's Amy: The Girl Behind The Name received rave reviews from critics when it debuted at the Cannes Film Festival in France in May (15) and was given the thumbs up...

Florence Welch Given Glastonbury Advice By Jarvis Cocker

Florence + The MAChine have been bumped up the bill to replace headliners the Foo Fighters after frontman Dave Grohl broke his leg at a show in Sweden and cancelled the band's Friday...

Roger Daltrey Banned From Performing Two Shows In A Row

The 71 year old, whose band is headlining Britain's Glastonbury Festival next weekend (27-28Jun15), suffered swollen vocal cords in May (15) and postponed three dates on The Who's 50th anniversary tour. Medical...

Glastonbury May Have To Move Site In The Future, Says Michael Eavis

Glastonbury has become one of the key dates in Britain’s social calendar over the last ten years, but a major shake-up of the festival could be on the horizon. Michael Eavis, the founder and organiser...

Florence + The Machine Confirmed As Replacing Foo Fighters In Glastonbury Headlining Slot

Florence and the Machine has been confirmed as heading Glastonbury’s Pyramid stage on Friday June 26th, after Foo Fighters were force to withdraw from the festival. Dave Grohl’s band made the announcement that they’d be...

Foo Fighters Cancel Glastonbury Headline Appearance

It’s the news that many Glastonbury goers have been dreading: Foo Fighters have indeed cancelled their Friday night headline appearance at the festival later this month, in addition to their two massive Wembley gigs this...

Foo Fighters Axe Glastonbury And Remaining European Tour Dates

Grohl missed a ramp and fell from the stage in Gothenburg on Friday (12Jun15), but he returned to complete the gig, seated with his leg wrapped in bandages, after receiving medical treatment....

Marilyn Manson: 'I Will Never Play Glastonbury'

Manson, who performed at Download Festival in n, England on Saturday (13June15), insisted he would never follow in the footsteps of metal legends Metallica, who headlined Glastonbury last year (14). He tells...

Special European Performances From Laura Mvula And Keane To Screen At Glastonbury 2015 [Videos]

While Glastonbury 2015 will provide us all with endless live entertainment on the various stages, there are some shows that are just worth re-visiting, and thus, immortalising in film. Laura Mvula and Keane are among...

Russian Punk Stars To Make Glastonbury Debut

Bandmembers Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alekhina were both jailed in 2012 for taking part in a protest performance at a church in Moscow, and after their release they used their international fame to...

Glastonbury's Emily Eavis Reveals She Received Death Threats Over Kanye Booking

With a little under a month to go before it kicks off, probably the most talked-about thing about Glastonbury 2015 has been the booking of Kanye West for the Saturday night headline slot. In a...

Stephen Hawking To Appear At Glastonbury

Glastonbury is famous for very many things – stone circles, crusty hippies and loud music – but almost certainly not for science. However, a reputation for serious thought might start developing with the news that...

Glastonbury 2015: The Biggest And Best Surprises Of The First Line-up

Being the biggest festival in the UK, there's a lot of pressure on Glastonbury organisers to put together something unique and excellent each year for the 175,000 campers that flock to the site, and by...

Michael Eavis Hints At Supergroup Glastonbury Headliner

Rapper Kanye West and rockers the Foo Fighters have already been announced as bill-toppers for the music event but the act booked for Sunday night's closing slot on the famous Pyramid stage remains...

Third Glastonbury Headliner To Be Announced On June 1st

It looks like Glastonbury is going to keep the speculation about its third and final headliner going pretty much right up until the festival itself. Michael Eavis, the owner of Worthy Farm where the three-day...

Florence + The Machine Cut Back Coachella Set After Accident

The singer suffered the injury after jumping off stage during the band's first set at Coachella last Sunday (12Apr15), and they are now set to deliver a shorter, stripped back show for their...

Glastonbury 2015 Line Up Revealed

The (almost) complete line-up for this year’s Glastonbury has been revealed by the festival’s organisers – except for the third and final headliner on the Sunday night.The likes of Florence + The Machine, Pharrell Williams...

Glastonbury Organisers Back Kanye West

The Stronger hitmaker's place on the bill for the 2015 event has divided fans, and more than 125,000 have added their signatures to a petition urging festival bosses to drop the rapper in...

Rapper Stormzy Defends Kanye's Glastonbury Booking

West was revealed as the Saturday night headliner at Glastonbury on Monday (16Mar15), prompting many festival regulars and others to protest the booking. One person opposed to the idea of West performing...

Online Petition To Cancel Kanye West's Glastonbury Performance Proves Surprisingly Popular

Love him or hate him – and it really is one or the other, it seems – Kanye West at Glastonbury story has certainly got people talking about him more than ever before. While some...

Kanye West Facing Protest Petition Over Glastonbury Slot

The Stronger hitmaker is to headline the iconic Pyramid stage in the festival's coveted Saturday night slot on 27 June (15), and the news caused a storm on social media after it was...

Kanye West Announced As Headliner For Glastonbury 2015

Kanye West will headline the Glastonbury Festival 2015, taking to the Pyramid Stage on Saturday night. The hip-hop megastar joins rockers Foo Fighters, who were previously announced for Friday. AC/DC, Noel Gallagher and Taylor Swift...

Kanye West To Headline Saturday Night At Glastonbury

Kanye West has been unveiled as the second headline act for Glastonbury 2015. The controversial hip-hop artist will top the bill on the Pyramid Stage on Saturday night, joining Friday’s headliners Foo Fighters. The third...

Foo Fighters Confirmed For Glastonbury 2015, Adele In Talks

US rockers Foo Fighters have self-confirmed to play Glastonbury this year after being named best international band at the NME awards on Wednesday night. Frontman Dave Grohl revealed the news in a video message recorded...

Lionel Richie To Headline Glastonbury Music Festival 2015

At 65-years-old Lionel Richie will make his Glastonbury Festival debut as he has been confirmed as the headline act in the coveted Sunday evening slot in June 2015, which is always reserved for music's biggest...

Glastonbury Rumours: Fleetwood Mac Say No, Foo Fighters Say Maybe

Glastonbury speculation time! Two bits of news have emerged in the last 24 hours that have changed the minds of opinion-formers as to who will be headlining the 2015 edition of the wildly popular British...

Glastonbury Boss Rules Out Queen And Fleetwood Mac As 2015 Headliners

Glastonbury boss Michael Eavis has thrown next year's (15) festival wide open by sensationally revealing Fleetwood Mac and Queen will not be headlining.The two veteran rock acts were strongly rumoured to have been booked as...

Could Diana Ross Play At Glastonbury 2015?

Diana Ross is reportedly in talks with the organisers of Glastonbury festival to perform there next year. If confirmed, she’ll be playing the famous ‘legends slot’ on Sunday afternoon on the Pyramid Stage.Could Diana Ross...

Dolly Parton's Glastonbury Dog & 5 Other Celebrity Acts Of Kindness

Dolly Parton has offered to take the dog found at the Glastonbury Festival home with her. Dolly the Dog, named after Parton who was headlining at the festival, was discovered abandoned during the clean-up operation.Dolly...

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