A cheaper version of Britain's legendary Glastonbury Festival has been
organised to give cash-strapped rock fans a chance to hear their favourite
music - courtesy of a line-up of tribute bands.
GLASTONBUDGET will take place on Saturday (30APR05) and Monday (01MAY05)
at a farm in Leicestershire, England, to accommodate the live rock cravings of
the thousands that missed on Glastonbury tickets - or simply couldn't afford
Bosses have signed up a succession of tribute acts, including COOLPLAY
(Coldplay), STEREOTONICS (Stereophonics), AC/DO (AC/DC), THE JAMM (The Jam), T
REXTASY (T-Rex) and U2 imitators US4.
Organisers insist the event is"about having a good time with quality acts
and ale for a fraction of the cost".
Tickets cost a mere $52.25 (GBP27.50) for the two-day event, compared to
the $237.50 (GBP125) fans have to pay out for Glastonbury, which takes place in