Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Metallica at Glastonbury announcement ‘imminent’

According to various sources, a Glastonbury announcement confirming Metallica's headline slot is said to be 'imminent'. Gordon Smart, editor of the Scottish Sun, tweeted moments ago regarding the potential announcement, and if true, confirms organiser Michael Eavis' comments earlier in the week regarding the missing...

Elton John announces 2019/2020 farewell tour. Could Glastonbury be calling?

Following half-a-century in the limelight, Elton John has announced his retirement from touring. Revealing the news moments ago during a live stream, Elton confirmed his final hurrah will be a mammoth 300-date, three-year world tour, kicking off in the US this September. In a written statement,...

Paul McCartney’s 2019 U.S. tour dates tee up nicely for Glastonbury

Paul McCartney has announced the US stint of his forthcoming 'Freshen Up Tour', following the earlier reveal of dates in Canada, the UK and Europe. Interestingly, whilst we probably wouldn't report on this kind of news, the US run concludes a fortnight prior to...

Glastonbury 2019: The Beach Boys for Legends slot?

60s pop/rock-band The Beach Boys have become the latest act to hit up the Glastonbury 2019 rumour-mill, following a rogue tour listing appearing on the web. According to ViaGoGo, the band are set to return to the UK for two performances at London's Royal Albert...

Hacienda Classical self-confirm for Glastonbury 2019

Hacienda Classical are officially playing 2019's Glastonbury Festival, after opening up the Pyramid Stage on Glastonbury's first day back in the summer. Announced by curator/DJ/producer Mike Pickering on Gordon Smart's Radio X show, Hacienda's appointment makes them the first major confirmed act for 2019. Pickering...

Glastonbury 2015’s ‘Worthy View’ campsite sells out in less than 15 minutes

A majority of the accommodation available at Worthy View have sold out, following a mass rush by ticket-holders determined to secure a good spot for next year's Glastonbury Festival. Tickets for Worthy View (whose site is situated moments from the action at Glastonbury's Worthy Farm),...

Has Liam Gallagher just self-confirmed Glastonbury 2019?

Liam Gallagher may have inadvertently teased his return to Glastonbury Festival for 2019, sending the rumour mill once again into a spin. Last night Gallagher headlined 2018's Pilton Party, an annual soiree organised by Glastonbury founder Michael Eavis as a fund-raising event for local Somerset...

Glastonbury 2019 logo & new typeface revealed

Glastonbury organisers have revealed their new logo and typeface for the festival's anticipated 2019 return. Quietly shared as part of Kylie Minogue's appointment announcement for the 'tea time legends slot', the new Glastonbury logo keeps with the multi-coloured text of previous years, with subtle differences...

Doritos band ‘The Mariachis’ confirm Glastonbury appearance

The Mariachis, the Mexican/South American Mariachi band famed for their appearance in Doritos' advertising campaigns, have confirmed they are to make an appearance at this year's Glastonbury Festival. Confirming the news earlier today during their slot on Channel 4's Sunday Brunch, the group found fame...

Glastonbury 2016: Jeremy Corbyn cancels Leftfield talk

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has cancelled his appearance at Glastonbury Festival, understood as a result of today's UK / EU exit referendum.  Whilst reasons have yet to be officially confirmed by the Labour Party or Corbyn's team (we'd assume they probably have bigger fish to...