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Michael Eavis Pays Tribute To Tony Benn At Glastonbury Festival

By Michael West | 28th June 2014

Glastonbury organiser Michael Eavis has paid tribute to former Labour politician Tony Benn, whom he described as a "friend of the festival." Benn died in March after making regular appearances at the festival, appearing at...

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Michael Eavis Reveals Reason Why Prince Pulled Out Of Glastonbury 2014

By Michael West | 23rd June 2014

Glastonbury festival organiser Michael Eavis has revealed that Prince pulled out of playing this year’s event because of “social media chit-chat”. Prince had agreed to play the historic festival but became angered when the planned...

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Glastonbury Founder Michael Eavis Defends Festival Headliners Metallica

By Sophie Miskiw | 16th June 2014

Glastonbury Festival founder Michael Eavis has defended the decision to have Metallica headline the festival this year. There has been growing opposition regarding Metallica performing at the festival by festival-goers who don’t feel a heavy...

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Ten More Years! Glastonbury Festival Gets License For Another Decade

By Jack de Aguilar | 12th March 2014

The well-trodden fields of Worthy Farm will be privy to live music, stabbed by tent pegs and defecated on for another decade thanks to Glastonbury festival’s new 10-year license, ensuring the world-famous annual weekend get-together...

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

By Michael West | 7th October 2013

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...

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

By Michael West | 4th September 2013

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,...

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

By Elinor Cosgrave | 1st July 2013

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...

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

By Joe Wilde | 30th June 2013

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...

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Glastonbury Weather Dries Up Ready For The Big Acts

By Lauren James | 28th June 2013

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 -...

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The Rolling Stones "Destined" For Glastonbury

By Lauren James | 26th June 2013

In an official video on The Rolling Stones' official YouTube Channel, The Rolling Stones discuss their upcoming Glastonbury Saturday headline set, with guitarist Keith Richards stating that "there were many years we were offered it...

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Glastonbury Festival 2013: Your Guide To The Biggest Clashes!

By Lauren James | 25th June 2013

With such a ginormous festival site at 900 acres, and plenty of drunken hoardes and muddy puddles to fight through, the simple act of walking from one stage to another can be a difficult task....

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Michael Eavis Has His Sights On Rolling Stones To Headline Glastonbury 2013

By Joe Wilde | 12th October 2012

It looks like Glastonbury 2013 may already have its first big name already sorted, with festival organiser Michael Eavis admitting that he is on the verge of signing The Rolling Stones as the closing act...

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