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Kanye West Demanded Entire Field For Crew At Glastonbury Festival - Report

The Stronger hitmaker requested an entire field at the Somerset, England site for his tour vehicles and wanted a private area to be built for his entourage, stage crew and friends, including wife...

Could Glastonbury Be Moving To London?

Could the Glastonbury Festival one day be moving to London? An idea to temporarily relocate the legendary festival has been floated by Labour MP Gareth Thomas, who has suggested that the British capital would host...

Florence + The Machine Cap Glastonbury Triumph With Number One Album

Florence Welch and her bandmates replaced injured Dave Grohl and his Foo Fighters as festival bill-toppers on Friday night (26Jun15) and on Sunday (28Jun15), the British band beat out another hit Glastonbury act,...

The Libertines Roadie Fired For Revealing Secret Glastonbury Gig - Report

The Don't Look Back Into The Sun hitmakers, fronted by Pete Doherty and Carl Barat, took to the stage for a 'surprise' appearance at the music event after the line-up was reshuffled -...

Florence Welch Nearly Missed First Glastonbury Performance

The Florence + the MAChine singer stormed the stage at the fabled music event in Somerset, England on Friday night (26Jun15) after being enlisted to replace the Foo Fighters, who cancelled their slot...

Patti Smith Stages Early Birthday Party For Dalai Lama At Glastonbury

The veteran musician read a specially-written poem in honour of the spiritual leader, who turns 80 years old on 06 July (15), as part of her set, before inviting him to join her....

Mixed Reviews, Lots Of Lights And A Stage Invader! It's Kanye West At Glastonbury

Last night US rapper Kanye West headlined Glastonbury, Britain’s most iconic music festival, in a decision which was controversial even by standards set in recent years (remember all those Metallica nay sayers?). But now that...

Pharrell Williams Makes Children Happy With Glastonbury Party

The star paraded more than a dozen mud-spattered festival-goers onto the stage and delightedly walked along giving them high-fives during his huge hit. He also paid tribute to "pretty English girls" before...

Kanye West Surprised By Stage Invader During Glastonbury Set

The hip-hop star defied his critics by putting in an impressive performance to close the second day of the iconic event, rattling through a string of hit tracks and soaring hundreds of feet...

The Libertines Play Secret Set Of Old And New Material On Glastonbury's Pyramid Stage

The Libertines were the very welcomed surprise on Glastonbury’s Pyramid stage yesterday evening, filling in the empty slot left when Florence + The Machine stepped up to headline in place of Foo Fighters. The reunited...

Kanye West: 'Glastonbury Petition Is An Insult'

Organisers of the event faced a backlash from Glastonbury fans when they revealed the Stronger hitmaker would be one of three headliner earlier this year (15) - and one group launched an online...

Voice Rest Forced Azealia Banks To Pull Out Of Glastonbury

The hip-hop star became the latest act to cancel a set at the Glastonbury festival in England on Friday (26Jun15), and now she has released a statement explaining why she had to pull...

Bastille Play Surprise Set At Glastonbury

The rockers gave fans just an hour's notice to their show in the the William Green tent, posting the news on Twitter.com. Frontman Dan Smith wrote, "So happy to be back at...

Will Young Left Stranded En Route To Glastonbury After Police Drama

The Leave Right Now hitmaker took to Twitter.com to inform followers that he had been stopped by cops in London after answering a call from his elderly grandmother while behind the wheel....

Glastonbury Organisers Condemned By China

Longtime festival boss Michael Eavis stunned revellers by announcing the celebrated Tibetan monk would be gracing the stage at the festival in Somerset, England on Sunday (28Jun15), joining a line-up which also features...

China Issues Warning To Glastonbury Festival Over Dalai Lama

China has issued a warning to the Glastonbury Festival organisers over their booking of the Dalai Lama. The Tibetan spiritual leader is to give a talk at this weekend's festival to promote a message of...

Azealia Banks Axes Glastonbury Set

The hip-hop star had been due to take to the stage at the iconic music event in Somerset, England on Saturday (27Jun15), but organisers have announced she has now axed her performance....

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...

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