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Prince Refuses To Rule Out Headlining Glastonbury 2014

Speculation that Prince will headline the Glastonbury 2014 line-up reached fever pitch on Tuesday, when the Purple Rain singer refused to deny the rumours at a special press conference held in the living room of...

Arcade Fire Wear Big Papier-mache Heads At Big Day Out Festival [Pictures]

Arcade Fire have never been afraid to approach their live shows with unpredictability and finesse. Their latest jaunt – over in Australia for the Big Day Out festival – saw the band sporting oversized papier-mâché...

Dolly Parton To Be Announced For Glastonbury 2014

As we speculated back in October, Dolly Parton is to be confirmed to perform at Glastonbury 2014. The "9 to 5" singer is likely to appear in the Sunday Legends slot on the Pyramid Stage,...

Arcade Fire Confirmed As First Headlining Act For Glastonbury 2014

Arcade Fire are officially headliners at Glastonbury 2014! After much speculation and finger crossing, the Canadian alt-rockers have been confirmed as the first headline act for 2014's outing at Worth Farm in Somerset next June.Arcade...

Lily Allen Confirms Herself For Glastonbury 2014, But Who Will Headline?

Lily Allen is the first major act to confirm an appearance at Glastonbury Festival 2014.The singer, who made her comeback with new single 'Hard Out Here,' confirmed the news on Nick Grimshaw's Radio 1 Breakfast...

Dolly Parton For Glastonbury Festival 2014?

Is legendary country star Dolly Parton in line for Glastonbury 2014? A suspicious gap in her UK June touring schedule suggests it could be a possibility.The 'Jolene' singer would make a wonderful addition to next...

Glastonbury Festival Sold Out, But Eavis Maintains Headliners Will Be Debutants

Tickets for next year's Glastonbury Festival sold out in record time on Sunday (October 6, 2013), with 120,000 tickets - costing £210 each - being snapped up in around one and a half hours. Over...

Glastonbury 2014 Tickets Sell Out In Record Time Of Just 1.5 Hours!

Glastonbury Festival came back with a bang this year following a one-year hiatus in 2012 due in part to the London 2012 Olympics. The return of Somerset's most famous summer event was such a success...

Glastonbury 2014 Headliners Are First-timers, Fleetwood Mac, Pearl Jam, Depeche Mode?

Glastonbury Festival boss Michael Eavis has revealed that he has more or less signed the headliners for 2014, teasing that neither act has played the historical music gathering in the past.In an interview with NME,...

Did Beyonce Ban Channel 4 From Broadcasting V Festival Performance?

After 2011's triumphant headlining set at Glastonbury, Beyonce Knowles returned to the British festival calendar to top the bill at V Festival over the weekend. The problem is that Glastonbury is chilled out, and nice...

Mumford & Sons Take Dig At Glastonbury Crowd During Olympic Park Show

Mumford & Sons headlined a one-day festival at London's Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park last night (July 6, 2013) playing to a 60,000 strong hometown crowd. The band closed out the Pyramid Stage at the Glastonbury...

Glastonbury Festival 2013 In Pictures: Sun, Cider And The Rolling Stones [Pictures]

And that's it. Another year passes and Worthy Farm closes its gates on the Glastonbury Festival revellers for another 12 months. Though there's always the distant murmur of someone professing it "the best Glastonbury ever,"...

The Rolling Stones At Glastonbury Vs. Die Hard- And The Winner Is...?

The Rolling Stones headlined at Glastonbury on Saturday (29th June) but the viewing public were more interested in watching Bruce Willis' 1988 classic action film, Die Hard, according to The Daily Mail. 2.54 million tuned...

The Rolling Stones, Public Enemy And Elvis Costello Bring Worthy Farm To It's Knees: Glastonbury Day Two Round-up

After decades of failed attempts, Glastonbury Festival organiser Michael Eavis finally managed to book the biggest rock group of all time for the world-renowned UK festival, and with an absolutely riotous set that had the...

Haim Bassist Gets Ill During Glastonbury Festival Set

One of the three Haim sisters fell ill whilst on the Pyramid Stage today at Glastonbury Festival (28th June) - Este Haim began falling ill in the middle of the first of the band's two...

Schoolboy Blues: Mick Jagger Wanted To Be A Teacher!

Mick Jagger considered being a teacher, a politician and a journalist. 'Start Me Up' singer revealed his early career plans during a televised interview. Speaking on the Today programme, The Rolling Stones singer said a...

Liam Gallagher Opens Glastonbury Festival With Oasis Songs [Pictures]

Liam Gallagher and his band Beady Eye played an unbilled set at the Glastonbury Festival on Friday morning (June 28, 2013), officially opening three days of music set to be headlined by Arctic Monkeys, The...

Liam Gallagher's Beady Eye Open Glastonbury Festival With Morning Set

Liam Gallagher was given the enviable job of opening the 2013 Glastonbury Festival with a surprise set on The Other Stage on Friday morning (June 28, 2013). The singer, who aired his dismay for the...

Get Lucky? Odds In Favour Of Daft Punk Playing Surprise Gig At Glastonbury

Daft Punk might have the most successful single of the year, having recently hit the billion mark on sales for Get Lucky, but the band remains as mysterious as ever. Case in point: Glastonbury. Thomas...

Glastonbury Weather Dries Up Ready For The Big Acts

Many Glasto goers woke up to the pitter patter of rain on canvas this morning as Wednesday's warm, humid weather well and truly dissolved into rain. By the Thursday evening, the site was drenched -...

Alt-j Kick Off Glastonbury Festival With Surprise Set

Mercury Music Prize winners Alt-J kicked off Britain's legendary Glastonbury festival on Thursday night (27Jun13) by playing a surprise set for revellers.The Something Good hitmakers staged a secret show at the William's Green stage, and...

Glastonbury Festival Weather 2013: Get Your Wellies On

The weather forecast for the Glastonbury Festival this weekend does not look brilliant: expect a lot of cloud. However, those visiting the Glastonbury Festival this year may be pleased (or rather not depending on your...

The Forecast Looks Good For A Sunny Glastonbury Festival

Glastonbury Festival will be returning after a year off this weekend (June 28 - 30) and after a year away it looks as though at least one classic Glasto tradition will be void from this...

Arctic Monkeys Return With New Single 'Do I Wanna Know' [Listen]

Arctic Monkeys have returned with 'Do I Wanna Know,' the first single to be taken from their fifth studio album.The new track, first played at a concert in California last month and subsequently used as...

Dalai Lama's Monks To Play Glastonbury

Festival goers may turn to hallucinogenic drugs or alcohol for mind altering experiences this summer but a peaceful group of Buddhist monks will help you seek enlightenment through meditation.To coincide with the 100th anniversary of...

Here's The Catch: Rolling Stones Ban Bbc From Broadcasting Glastonbury Set

Ah, there had to be a catch didn't there? Surely the Rolling Stones weren't going to accept a relatively paltry fee for headlining the Glastonbury Festival when they could be selling out Wembley Stadium or...

Glastonbury Hopefuls Left Disappointed As Last Tickets Sell Out In An Hour

If you’re still after a ticket for this year’s Glastonbury festival, think again. The final batch of tickets went on sale today at 9am and sold out in just over an hour, The Guardian reports....

Got That Festival Spirit? Charlie Watts Doesn’T - He Really Doesn’T

For everyone shelling out £200+ for a Glastonbury ticket, you can pretty much be sure that their dreams include winning the lottery or playing the Pyramid Stage. But it turns out, not even all rock...

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