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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...

Glastonbury 2016 To Have First Women Only Venue The Sisterhood

This year’s Glastonbury will feature a venue open to women only for the first time in the festival’s history. Named The Sisterhood, the space will be hidden in the festival’s Shangri-La area and is described...

Michael Eavis Reveals Prince Was 'In Talks' To Headline This Year's Glastonbury

Glastonbury organiser Michael Eavis has revealed that Prince was close to performing at this year’s festival, which will now be headlined by Adele, Coldplay and Muse. Speaking to The Sun, Eavis said he was sad...

Is Glastonbury Moving Away From Worthy Farm For 2018?

Glastonbury’s location is as iconic as the festival itself with Worthy Farm playing host to the infamous five-day spectacular since June 1970. Every five years, Glasto has a fallow year to help regenerate the land...

Michael Eavis Apologises After Glastonbury Sewage Pollutes River

Bosses of the festival admitted at a court hearing in Yeovil, England on Thursday (14Jan16) that the 2014 event had breached British environmental regulations. Prosecutors acting for the U.K. Environment Agency told...

Is Glastonbury At Risk From The Gas Main At Worthy Farm?

Glastonbury Festival could turn into Gas-tonbury according to new reports suggesting the event may have to be moved away from its usual venue of Worthy Farm due to increasing fears over a gas main running...

Coldplay To Headline Glastonbury For Record Fourth Time

Coldplay are reportedly set to headline Glastonbury for the fourth time.The 'A Sky Full of Stars' hitmakers are said to have been signed up by organiser Michael Eavis to close the legendary music festival on...

Glastonbury 2016 Tickets Sell Out In Just 30 Minutes

Tickets for next year's Glastonbury festival have sold out in just 30 minutes. The 118,200 standard tickets went on sale at 9am on Sunday morning (October 4th), at a price of £228 plus £5 booking...

Skepta Honored At Aim Awards 2015

Skepta took home the top gong at the AIM Awards 2015 last night (08.09.15).The 'Shutdown' rapper was recognised for his Outstanding Contribution to Music at the ceremony that celebrated the independent sector's most important...

Miley Cyrus For Glastonbury?

Miley Cyrus is in talks to appear at Glastonbury Festival.The British festival's organisers Michael and Emily Eavis are reportedly keen on seeing the 'Wrecking Ball' hitmaker take the Pyramid Stage alongside Flaming Lips lead singer...

Dave Grohl Returns To Action On A Throne

Dave Grohl made his live comeback while sat on a throne on Saturday (04.07.15).The 46-year-old rocker broke his leg while performing on stage in Sweden last month, but returned to action in unusual circumstances as...

Glastonbury Boss Skipped Kanye West's Set

Eavis, who founded the festival in 1972 and now runs it with his daughter Emily, came under fire for booking the hip-hop star for the 2015 event and more than 130,000 angry fans...

Could Glastonbury Be Moving To London?

Could the Glastonbury Festival one day be moving to London? An idea to temporarily relocate the legendary festival has been floated by Labour MP Gareth Thomas, who has suggested that the British capital would host...

China Issues Warning To Glastonbury Festival Over Dalai Lama

China has issued a warning to the Glastonbury Festival organisers over their booking of the Dalai Lama. The Tibetan spiritual leader is to give a talk at this weekend's festival to promote a message of...

The Charlatans To Play Secret Set At Glasto?

Tim Burgess has hinted The Charlatans are going to play a secret set at Glastonbury.The band's frontman took to Twitter earlier this week and cryptically posted a photograph of a pair of wellington boots alongside...

Foo Fighters 'To Headline Glastonbury In 2016'

Foo Fighters will reportedly headline Glastonbury in 2016.The iconic rock band were scheduled to headline the world famous festival this year, but were forced to scrap the idea after lead singer Dave Grohl broke his...

Michael Eavis Wishes Frank Sinatra And Elvis Had Played Glastonbury

Michael Eavis wishes Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley could come back from the dead to play at Glastonbury.The musical festival's founder has revealed if he could choose any artist from their heyday to play at...

Glastonbury May Have To Move Site In The Future, Says Michael Eavis

Glastonbury has become one of the key dates in Britain’s social calendar over the last ten years, but a major shake-up of the festival could be on the horizon. Michael Eavis, the founder and organiser...

Glastonbury Organiser Plotting Festival Move

The iconic festival has been taking place in Somerset, England, close to Eavis' Worthy Farm in the village of Pilton, since 1970, but the longtime organiser does not own all of the land...

Emily Eavis Receives Death Threats For Booking Kanye West For Glastonbury

Emily Eavis will stand by ''amazing force'' Kanye West headlining Glastonbury despite receiving death threats for her choice of headliner. The festival's co-organiser has been subjected to multiple threatening messages after it was announced the...

Glastonbury's Emily Eavis Reveals She Received Death Threats Over Kanye Booking

With a little under a month to go before it kicks off, probably the most talked-about thing about Glastonbury 2015 has been the booking of Kanye West for the Saturday night headline slot. In a...

Michael Eavis Hints At Supergroup Glastonbury Headliner

Rapper Kanye West and rockers the Foo Fighters have already been announced as bill-toppers for the music event but the act booked for Sunday night's closing slot on the famous Pyramid stage remains...

Michael Eavis To Skip Kanye West's Performance

Michael Eavis will skip Kanye West's performance at Glastonbury.The 79-year-old festival organiser has confessed he won't be watching the 'Stronger' hitmaker perform after booking him for the Saturday night headliners slot on the Pyramid Stage.When...

Mike Rutherford: Genesis Wouldn't Reform For Glastonbury

Mike Rutherford says a headline slot at Glastonbury wouldn't be enough to tempt Genesis to reform.The 64-year-old musician insists he and the other members of the band - Phil Collins, Tony Banks and original singer...

Emily Eavis Defends Kanye West Glastonbury Decision

Emily Eavis has defended Kanye West's headline slot at Glastonbury festival.Since announcing the 'All Day' rapper would be headlining the Saturday night of the five-day festival last week, more than 100,000 people have signed a...

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