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Paul Mccartney Hints At Playing Glastonbury In 2020

Sir Paul McCartney has hinted he's playing Glastonbury next year.The Beatles legend last played the Pyramid Stage in 2004 and he has now admitted that he thinks the time has come for him to return...

Michael Eavis Opens Glastonbury-on-sea Pier

Michael Eavis officially opened Glastonbury's new 'Glastonbury-on-Sea' pier attraction on Thursday (27.06.19).The Worthy Farm festival's co-organiser - who curates the line-up with his daughter Emily Eavis - sported an 'I love Glastonbury-on-Sea' shirt as he...

Emily Eavis Says Gaga And Cooper Won't Be At Glastonbury

Emily Eavis has quashed claims that Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper are performing a secret set at the Glastonbury Festival 2019. The co-organiser of the legendary Worthy Farm event - who books the acts with...

Emily Eavis Wants Bbc To Stop Focusing On Glastonbury Weather

Emily Eavis wants the BBC to stop obsessing over the weather at Glastonbury Festival. The co-organiser of the legendary Worthy Farm event - who is the youngest daughter of the festival's founder Michael Eavis -...

Liam Gallagher Not Mad For Mud At Glastonbury

Liam Gallagher can't stand the mud at the Glastonbury festival when it rains.The 'Shockwave' rocker is performing on the Pyramid Stage on the Saturday night at this year's event just before The Killers' headline but...

Glastonbury Festival 2019 Will See New 'Micro Venue' To Silver Hayes Area

Glastonbury Festival 2019 will see the introduction of a new ''hidden gem micro venue'' to the Silver Hayes area.The iconic festival have added a new venue called No Average Groove which will feature a variety...

Michael Eavis Hints Paul Mccartney Could Headline Glastonbury 2020

Michael Eavis has dropped a huge hint that Sir Paul McCartney will perform at Glastonbury next year.The music festival's founder is hopeful the Beatles legend will take to the stage at his Worthy Farm venue...

Glastonbury Festival Allowed To Increase Capacity

Glastonbury Festival will be allowed to increase its capacity to 210,000.Organisers for the legendary Worthy Farm event - which will take place June 26-30 in Somerset, South West England - has been given permission to...

Dolly Parton So Proud Of Glastonbury Performance

Dolly Parton says playing the Glastonbury Festival is ''one of the best things'' she has ever done in her career.The country legend took to the stage at the world famous music event held at Worthy...

George Ezra Cried Watching The Rolling Stones At Glastonbury

George Ezra had a ''little cry'' when he saw The Rolling Stones perform at Glastonbury Festival. The 25-year-old singer/songwriter can recall performing his future hit 'Budapest' live on TV for the first time for the...

Madonna To Headline Glastonbury In 2019?

Madonna has reportedly been lined up to headline Glastonbury in 2019.The legendary music extravaganza is on a break this year to allow the grounds at Worthy Farm in Somerset, South West England, to recover from...

Michael Eavis: It's A Great Idea For Culture Club To Do Glasto Legends Slot

Michael Eavis thinks it will be a ''great idea'' if Culture Club play the iconic legends slot at Glastonbury.The 82-year-old organiser of the music extravaganza held at Worthy Farm in Somerset, South West England, allegedly...

Paloma Faith To Headline Glastonbury's Abbey Extravaganza

Paloma Faith has been confirmed to headline Glastonbury's Abbey Extravaganza.The world famous music event at Worthy Farm in Somerset, South West England is on hiatus this summer, but the organisers - Michael and Emily Eavis...

Emily Eavis On Whether Liam Gallagher Could Headline Glastonbury

Glastonbury Festival organiser Emily Eavis has hailed Liam Gallagher's set last year ''incredible'', whilst revealing they've booked the first headliner.The world famous music extravaganza held at Worthy Farm in Somerset, South West England will go...

Emily Eavis Announces Plastic Bottle Ban From Glastonbury Festival In 2019

Glastonbury Festival is conspicuous by its absence from the calendar of the British summer of 2018. However, its organiser Emily Eavis revealed that a significant plan is afoot for when the prestigious festival returns next...

Roy Orbison To Play Glastonbury?

Roy Orbison could play Glastonbury as a hologram. The 'Oh, Pretty Woman' hitmaker passed away in December 1988 aged 52 after suffering a heart attack, and his son Alex has admitted it would be ''the...

Glastonbury Dates Revealed For 2019

Glastonbury Festival has been confirmed to be returning in 2019 after taking a break next year to allow the farm land time to recover from the annual influx of music fans.The iconic festival - which...

Kiefer Sutherland: Glastonbury Set Was An Honour

Kiefer Sutherland says playing at Glastonbury was one of the ''greatest honours'' of his life.The '24' actor performed a country music set at the festival on the Avalon Stage on Sunday (25.06.17) and he admits...

Emily Eavis Teases Lots Of Secret Glastonbury Sets

Emily Eavis has teased there will be several ''secret sets'' at Glastonbury this year.The Somerset festival's organiser says there are plans to celebrate 10 years of the famous The Park stage, which has seen the...

Emily Eavis Already Talking To A Headliner For Glastonbury's 50th Anniversary

Glastonbury organisers Michael and Emily Eavis have already started talking to their ''first headliner'' for the festival's 50th anniversary.The father-and-daughter team have revealed that plans are already well underway for the music extravaganza's special birthday...

Glastonbury To Change Name In 2019

Michael Eavis has revealed Glastonbury Festival will get a new name in 2019.The annual music extravaganza's organiser, 80-year-old Michael Eavis, has shared his plan to call it ''The Glastonbury Festival team presents The Variety Bazaar''...

Blossoms Want Taylor Swift Duet

Blossoms want Taylor Swift to appear on their new album.The 'Charlemagne' hitmakers are busy penning the follow-up to their self-titled debut LP and frontman Tom Ogden has written a track that he thinks needs a...

Glastonbury Festival To Move From Worthy Farm In 2019

Glastonbury Festival could be moving to the Midlands once every five years from 2019.The annual music extravaganza's organiser, 80-year-old Michael Eavis, is currently working out the logistics to move the event to a new site...

No Longleat Move For Glastonbury

Glastonbury will not be moving to Longleat. 80-year-old festival founder Michael Eavis has always staged the iconic festival at his own Worthy Farm in Pilton, Somerset, South West England, but has been looking for a...

Robbie Williams Wants Glastonbury Gig

Robbie Williams would ''love to play Glastonbury''.The 42-year-old pop star has returned with his eleventh studio LP 'The Heavy Entertainment Show' and has just announced a European tour for 2017 which will see him play...

Glastonbury Festival Sells Out Despite Website Difficulties

Next year’s Glastonbury Festival has already sold out, with tickets being snapped up within an hour of going on sale.But it wasn't smooth sailing for fans trying to purchase tickets, as website SeeTickets crashed shortly...

First 2017 Glastonbury Tickets Sell Out In 23 Minutes

Music fans snapped up 15,000 tickets in record time after they went on sale at 6 pm in the U.K. on Thursday (06Oct16). Ticket-only deposits for general admission go on sale on...

Fatboy Slim's Festival Poop Fear

Fatboy Slim refused to eat for four days at the Glastonbury Festival because he didn't want to poop in the toilets.The DJ - whose real name is Norman Cook - made his 16th consecutive...

Fatboy Slim Won't Poo At Glastonbury

Fatboy Slim once avoided eating at the Glastonbury Festival for four days so he wouldn't have to do a poo in the toilets.The DJ-and-producer - real name Norman Cook - made his 16th consecutive live...

Glastonbury Gridlock: Festival Goers Have Been Stuck In Traffic All Day

Glastonbury Festival goers are facing a major traffic crisis as they make their way down to Worthy Farm in Somerset for the biggest greenfield event in the world. The musical line-up doesn't even kick off...

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