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Friday 16 July 2010
Thursday 08 July 2010
Forty years ago, dairy farmer Michael Eavis put on his first music festival at Worthy Farm, Pilton. Just over a thousand hippies parted with £1 to see T-Rex perform and enjoy a pint or two of free milk from the farm’s Friesians.
Monday 28 June 2010
"Michael Stipe once said you shouldn't wear sunglasses on stage because it demonstrates disrespect for your audience," said Matt Berninger, lead singer of Brooklyn-based rockers The National. "But the sun is shining into my eyes and is burning my corneas." If anything defined this year's Glastonbury, it was the heat. Dry, uncompromising, and painfully affecting. The same, of course, could be said for Berninger's music.
Wednesday 26 May 2010
It's the kind of news any festival director dreads. With just four weeks to go, Glastonbury's Friday-night headliners U2 have pulled out.
Tuesday 25 May 2010
U2 have cancelled their headline slot at Glastonbury after singer Bono was told to rest for at least two months following emergency surgery, it was confirmed today.
Monday 12 October 2009
Andy Williams has announced plans to perform at Glastonbury – aged 82. The American crooner said Michael Eavis has invited him to perform at the festival's 40th anniversary next year.
Monday 05 October 2009
Tickets for next year's Glastonbury music festival sold out in less than 24 hours.
Sunday 04 October 2009
Tickets for next year's Glastonbury music festival go on sale today.
Sunday 12 July 2009
Friday 03 July 2009
Charming, learned and a little old-fashioned, Payne's tour of the culture and nature of the counties between Stourhead and Scilly feels more at home with the Glastonbury of legends than of festivals – even if he notes that poet Martin Bax, a local council member, sealed the deal to secure Michael Eavis's licence.
Monday 29 June 2009
The great Glastonbury clean-up was under way today as more than 1,650 tonnes of waste are swept from the festival fields.
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