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View To Support Shambles Tour

5th June 2007

Scottish rockers the View will support Babyshambles for two dates during the band's winter arena jaunt. Pete Doherty and co will be playing at Manchester MEN on November 22nd, Newcastle Metro Radio Arena on the...

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Monkeys Confirm New Single

2nd June 2007

Arctic Monkeys have confirmed that fan favourite Fluorescent Adolescent will be the next single to be lifted from their number one album Favourite Worst Nightmare.The song will be released on July 9th and will be...

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Glastonbury Lineup Unveiled

1st June 2007

Arctic Monkeys, the Killers and the Who have all been confirmed as the headline acts at this year's Glastonbury festival.Festival organisers have revealed the lineup for the summer's premier festival, with Kaiser Chiefs, Paul Weller,...

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Clooney Waitress To Play At Glasto

30th May 2007

A singing waitress from Richmond plucked from obscurity by George Clooney for a gig onboard a Cannes yacht has landed a slot at Glastonbury festival.Victoria Hart was booked for the exclusive gig after a friend...

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Free Loo Roll At Glastonbury

8th May 2007

Attendees at this year's Glastonbury festival can leave one essential behind when they pack their bags this summer: loo roll.Festival organiser Michael Eavis has said that enough toilet roll will be provided for every festival...

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Arctic Monkeys Set Sales Record

25th April 2007

The Artic Monkeys look set to claim the record for the year's fastest-selling release after fans snapped up 85,000 copies of their new album on its debut in the shops.Favourite Worst Nightmare outsold the rest...

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Extra Glastonbury Tickets Snapped Up

22nd April 2007

An additional 20,000 tickets for this year's Glastonbury festival sold out quickly on Sunday morning, to the delight of successful music fans who missed out in the main sale three weeks ago.Today's tickets constituted those...

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Charlatans To Support The Who

20th April 2007

The Charlatans have announced that they have been invited as special guests to support the Who at three of their summer shows.Lead singer Tim Burgess and the rest of the band will be supporting the...

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Glastonbury Organisers 'Beat Touts'

2nd April 2007

Organisers of the Glastonbury festival believe they have successfully beaten attempts by touts to sell tickets for more than their original price.A new system was implemented this year which required people to register their details...

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Shirley Bassey Set To Play Glasto

28th March 2007

Dame Shirley Bassey will perform to thousands of revellers at this year's Glastonbury festival.The Welsh singer, famed for hits such as Goldfinger and Diamonds are Forever, will take to the stage on the Sunday of...

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Rolling Stones Set For Dome Date

23rd March 2007

London's O2 Dome is to play host to the Rolling Stones' UK date as part of the group's A Bigger Bang tour.The legendary rockers are set to play 20 gigs across Europe from June to...

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Glastonbury Bands Battle In Pilton

22nd March 2007

Glastonbury Festival announces EMERGING TALENT Competition Finalists for 2007 Glastonbury Festival opened its third Emerging Talent Competition in October 2006, looking for four bands to play four of the biggest stages at one of the world's...

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Glastonbury Attracts Almost 400,000 Ticket Registrations

6th March 2007

As the new ticket system for this year's Glastonbury festival closed last night more than 395,000 applications had been made.But just 144,000 tickets are expected to be distributed for what is arguably the world's most...

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Glastonbury Touts "Finally" Defeated

5th March 2007

Glastonbury festival organiser Michael Eavis has said that he believes a new ticket system will "finally stop the [ticket] touting" as the deadline for registration looms.New technology including pictures being printed on the tickets and...

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Glastonbury Registration Extended

28th February 2007

People wishing to register for Glastonbury festival tickets have been given more time to do so.The deadline for registration had been set for midnight tonight but a rush in tickets has led to the time...

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Arctic Monkeys Play Another Secret Show

26th February 2007

Arctic Monkeys are to play yet another secret surprise show tomorrow.The low key gig will take place at Middlesbrough town hall at 19:00 GMT and follows in the footsteps of similar concerts in Sheffield, Morecombe...

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Glastonbury Seeks Four-year Licence

21st February 2007

The organisers of the Glastonbury Festival have submitted an application for a licence for the event to take place until 2010. Under new laws festivals can gain a four-year licence rather than the previous agreement...

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Glastonbury Opens Online Doors

1st February 2007

Those hoping to get a ticket for the 2007 Glastonbury Festival this year will get their chance to register when a new website for the festival goes online this morning.The website, which will go online...

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Arctic Monkeys To Headline Glastonbury

25th January 2007

The Arctic Monkeys will headline this year's Glastonbury festival, organiser Michael Eavis has said.Icelandic star Bjork and The Who will also appear.Mr Eavis confirmed that the legendary rockers would be performing after guitarist Pete Townshend...

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Temple: 'Glastonbury Almost Killed Me'

19th April 2006

Movie director JULIEN TEMPLE was so overwhelmed making British music festival documentary GLASTONBURY, he almost had a breakdown. Temple, famed for his SEX PISTOLS film THE GREAT ROCK 'N' ROLL SWINDLE, had to condense over...

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Moss 'Marries' Doherty

26th June 2005

Supermodel KATE MOSS and her rock star lover PETE DOHERTY have wed at this year's (05) GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL in southwest England - in a fake ceremony. British beauty Moss and the BABYSHAMBLES frontman yesterday...

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Geldof Stops Glastonbury

26th June 2005

LIVE 8 organiser SIR BOB GELDOF stopped Britain's GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL yesterday (25JUN05) while 110,000 revellers joined hands to support the MAKE POVERTY HISTORY campaign. All performances stopped shortly after 4pm (BST) - the middle...

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Doherty To Wed Moss At Glastonbury

24th June 2005

British celebrity couple PETE DOHERTY and KATE MOSS are set to marry at this weekend's (24-26JUN05) legendary GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL in Somerset, England. Doherty, who is performing with his band BABYSHAMBLES, is desperate to wed...

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Ryan Adams Cancels Glastonbury Performance

24th June 2005

Rocker RYAN ADAMS has pulled out of his performance at this weekend's GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL in England, because he has been taken ill. The SO ALIVE singer was booked to appear on the JOHN PEEL...

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Costello Cancels Gig

23rd June 2005

British singer/songwriter ELVIS COSTELLO pulled the plug on his French concert last night (22JUN05), citing unspecified medical reasons. The SHE hitmaker, 50, and his band THE IMPOSTERS were to set to perform at the...

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Basement Jaxx Replace Minogue At Glastonbury

6th June 2005

GRAMMY-winning dance stars BASEMENT JAXX will take over KYLIE MINOGUE's headline slot at England's GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL later this month (24-26JUN05). The SPINNING AROUND beauty was forced to cancel her debut at the annual music...

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Killers Refuse To Headline Glastonbury

2nd June 2005

THE KILLERS have snubbed a headline slot at Britain's upcoming GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL - as they insist they are not worthy of the accolade. The SOMEBODY TOLD ME rockers were tipped to replace pop beauty...

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Brown Apologises To Minogue

26th May 2005

Ex-STONE ROSES star IAN BROWN has apologised for complaining about sharing the headline spot at Britain's GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL with KYLIE MINOGUE - because he made his comments before the pop beauty pulled out of the...

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Kylie's Tests Prove Cancer Hasn't Spread

19th May 2005

Pop beauty KYLIE MINOGUE is relieved medical tests have shown her cancer has not spread to the rest of her body - which means the singer has a greater chance of survival. The SPINNING...

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Minogue Starts Cancer Treatment

18th May 2005

Australian singer KYLIE MINOGUE is expected to begin her breast cancer treatment today (18MAY05) - in a desperate bid to halt the disease before it spreads. The 36-year-old star discovered she...

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