US rockers and goth indie heroes take main … There is a strong showing for the crop of young, game-changing pop stars: the goth-pop icon-in-the-making Billie Eilish joins the hip-hop and flute polymath Lizzo. The first "Glastonbury festival" was staged by the then 34-year-old Michael Eavis on the site of his family dairy farm in the village of Pilton in southwest England – about 6 miles from Glastonbury Tor – in 1970. Glastonbury 2019: Killers and the Cure announced as final headliners. The festival recently funded the construction of new social housing in the village of Pilton, which Eavis called “the best thing” he had ever done. Janelle Monáe will headline the West Holts stage. “We have been working on this during the year off,” Emily Eavis told the Guardian. © 2020 Guardian News & Media Limited or its affiliated companies. Glastonbury Festival will be returning to Worthy Farm later this summer and is set to run from Wednesday, June 26, 2019, till Sunday, June 30. Glastonbury is expected to announce the rest of the bill closer to the festival itself, which takes place from 26 to 30 June on Worthy farm, Pilton. Glastonbury Festival 2019 line-up: here’s everything we know so far (constantly updated). The latest additions join a smattering of previously announced acts. Tickets for this year’s Glastonbury sold out in half an hour. It is the Cure’s fourth time headlining Glastonbury, following slots in 1986, 1990 and 1995. The festival was held intermittently until 1979, when it became a (largely) annual event, and Eavis now organises it with his daughter Emily through the company Glastonbury Festivals Limited. (From 2002 until 2012, promoter Melvin Benn assisted the Eavises with operations and licensing.) Glastonbury Festival (formally Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts) is a five-day festival of contemporary performing arts that takes place in Pilton, Somerset, in England.In addition to contemporary music, the festival hosts dance, comedy, theatre, circus, cabaret, and other arts. Last modified on Wed 26 Jun 2019 05.54 EDT. US rockers and goth indie heroes take main-stage honours alongside Stormzy, while Janet Jackson confirms first UK show in years, Fri 15 Mar 2019 04.00 EDT The Spanish flamenco trap musician Rosalía, Norwegian power-popper Sigrid, British producer Shura and Fiona Apple-endorsed King Princess also perform. “We are tackling drinking bottles at the moment, water bottles … and we are encouraging people to bring their own reusable bottle, but there will also be reusable bottles available on site.”. Britain and Ireland’s male singer-songwriter set is represented by George Ezra, Hozier, Rex Orange County and the socially conscious guitarist Sam Fender. The Streets, Damon Albarn’s the Good, the Bad & the Queen and Snow Patrol represent an older generation of British groups, while Years & Years, Bastille and Idles shore up the younger contingent. Emily and her husband Nick Dewey book the acts for the main stages and oversee the management of the festival's many areas. They join the previously announced headliner Stormzy, who will close the Pyramid stage on Friday night. Fans turned up at Worthy Farm from the Wednesday morning, with the Pyramid Stage coming alive on Friday, June 28. This year’s edition of the Festival will feature over 2,800 performances across 79 stages, and is set to be headlined by Stormzy, The Killers and The Cure with the likes of Tame Impala, Miley Cyrus, George Ezra and Kylie Minogue also on the bill. This website is independent and in no way affiliated with or endorsed by Glastonbury Festivals. They join Coldplay as the only groups to have headlined the festival four times. Read the full line-up below. The Killers and the Cure have been announced as the final headliners of the 2019 Glastonbury festival. The festival returns after a fallow year in 2018. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to (, or,,, or Available for everyone, funded by readers. Glastonbury took place from Wednesday, June 26, 2019, to Sunday, June 30. Advertisement (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Glastonbury 2019 BBC coverage nominated for BAFTA, WATCH: Lizzo – ‘Juice’ (Glastonbury 2019), IDLES – ‘Danny Nedelko’ (Glastonbury 2019), The Killers – ‘Mr. Liam Gallagher will follow his packed Other stage show at Glastonbury 2017, and Christine and the Queens returns for her second Glastonbury, having provided a flash of European optimism with her debut at the 2016 festival, the day after the UK voted to leave the EU. After the initial line-up poster of the biggest names was revealed earlier this year, recent weeks have seen the Festival sharing individual bills for the separate stages and areas – each containing newly added surprises. Michael Eavis recently told Somerset Live about how his Methodist values had influenced Glastonbury. This article is more than 1 year old. The group have since cancelled all forthcoming dates. Down the bill, there are first-time Glastonbury appearances from Janet Jackson, Lauryn Hill and Miley Cyrus, among others. It will be the first time Kylie has played a solo set at Glastonbury. Brightside’ (Glastonbury 2019). Kylie Minogue will play the Sunday teatime “legends” slot, previously filled by artists including Dolly Parton and Barry Gibb. In 2017, festivalgoers used more than 1.3m plastic bottles. Below you’ll find all the official line-up posters for this year’s Glastonbury Festival – For the full Glastonbury line-up and set times click HERE. All rights reserved. Each year, the festival donates around £2 million to Oxfam, Greenpeace and WaterAid. The UK rap scene is well represented with Stefflon Don, Little Simz, Kate Tempest, Loyle Carner, Slowthai and Bugzy Malone, as is the burgeoning international jazz community with Kamasi Washington and Britain’s Sons of Kemet and the Comet is Coming. Glastonbury Festival Line-Up 2019 Wed 26th - Sun 30th June 2019 Glastonbury 50: The Official Story of Glastonbury Festival. Following the previously announced Friday night headliner Stormzy, and the Sunday teatime legend Kylie, we can confirm this year’s final two Pyramid Stage headliners, alongside a first list of acts playing the Pyramid, Other, West Holts, John Peel and Park stages. The Guardian has been the festival's media partner since 1997. Brandon Flowers’ Vegas band will headline on the Saturday, and Robert Smith and co on the Sunday. Following the death of Keith Flint, Emily Eavis said the Prodigy had been booked for 2019. She was due to headline the Pyramid stage in 2005 but had to cancel after a breast cancer diagnosis. Bands including Tame Impala, Vampire Weekend, Two Door Cinema Club and Hot Chip are likely to debut material from their respective hotly anticipated new records. It will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2020. “We spent a lot of time in 2018 working on the logistic side, speaking to suppliers and market managers, area organisers.

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