Glastonbury Festival 2008 News
Today we lost a much-loved singer and visceral modern symbol of troubled talent, Amy Jade Winehouse, aged 27.
Campaigners, trade unionists and rock 'n' rollers will be joining forces in South London on Thursday night (4th December) for the premiere of Glastonbury Left Field 2008 - The Movie.
Beyonce wants to follow in Jay-Z's footsteps by performing at Glastonbury Festival - but wants more mud.
London's indigO2 was packed to the rafters last night as the UK Festival Awards once again celebrated the best festivals, moments and bands of the summer.
The Ting Tings cleaned up at last night's UK Festival Awards, picking up gongs for Best Pop Act, Best Newcomer and Anthem of the Summer.
Glastonbury was the big winner at the UK Festival Awards this evening (30 October) picking up three top honours.
The shortlists for this month's UK Festival Awards have been announced and fans now have one week to make a difference in a second round of voting.
This year's Glastonbury Festival suffered its worst spate of crime since 2003, police figures have revealed.
Voting is now open for the UK Festival Awards 2008, giving you the definitive say on another amazing festival year.
Virtual Festivals and Headphone Disco have teamed up for a special night of summer anthems to celebrate the launch of the UK Festival Awards.
VF has learnt the identity of the bands playing the Pilton Equinox Party, which sees Michael Eavis give something back to the village - in way of their own mini-festival.
Emily Eavis has spilled the beans on a few of the headline acts who could be appearing at Glastonbury Festival 2009.
Michael Eavis has revealed ticketing plans for Glastonbury 2009 which will see the festival go on sale earlier than ever before.
Jay-Z has revealed he would like to perform at Glastonbury festival again in the future.
Glastonbury, Latitude, Download and T In The Park are among 14 UK festivals which have been given the prestigious Greener Festival Award for their environmental efforts.
Jay-Z reignited his feud with Noel Gallagher last night by laying into him during his performance at New York's Madison Square Garden last night.
Ticket prices for Glastonbury are set to increase for the second year in a row, as Michael Eavis promises a more traditional headliner.
Jay-Z, The Verve, Kings Of Leon and Elbow are experiencing boosted record sales following their performances at this year's Glastonbury.
It may have shown signs of trouble but it ended in utter triumph, as The Verve rounded off one of the best Glastonbury festivals in a decade.
Relieved Glastonbury organiser Michael Eavis has declared this year's festival to be a resounding triumph against the odds, safeguarding the event's future.
More than 85,000 festival-goers made it down to Worthy Farm yesterday (Thursday) as organiser, Michael Eavis, claimed it's going to be a dry one - just minutes before it started raining.
Kings Of Leon bookmarked themselves at rock's top table as they performed a breathtaking headline set on Glastonbury's Pyramid Stage on Friday night.
If, as the doom-mongers are predicting, Glastonbury has lost its edge then let's just keep this little party in Pilton a secret, shall we?
Franz Ferdinand have announced they will perform at this weekend's Glastonbury Festival.
With less than 10 days to go we count down to the biggest festival date in the diary...
Police are warning Glastonbury Festival goers to leave expensive gadgets at home to avoid becoming a victim of crime.
Carl Barat has promised to play songs by his former band The Libertines when he takes to the Left Field stage at Glastonbury.
With under a week to go to this year's Glastonbury Festival, Jay-Z has again defended his slot as the festival's Saturday night headliner.
Glastonbury Festival goers will be able to find their way around Worthy Farm and track down their favourite bands with a new mobile application from sponsors Orange.
The father of Amy Winehouse says she will play Glastonbury Festival, despite being diagnosed with a lung disease.
Amy Winehouse is still expected to perform at next week's Glastonbury Festival and Nelson Mandela's birthday concert, despite her ongoing illness.
Veteran socialist and campaigner Tony Benn will be back at Glastonbury Festival's Left Field this year to rally the Sunday afternoon crowds on the theme "Another World is Possible".
Dizzee Rascal, Hayseed Dixie, Prince Buster and Florence And The Machine are just some of the acts who'll be performing intimate gigs in Glastonbury's new Shangri La area.
Best pack your night clothes, beach wear, tweed and trilbies for this year's Glastonbury (or just go naked!) Shangri La has unveiled full details of its stages and dress themes.
The last few Glastonbury tickets will be made available through selected HMV stores this week.
Glastonbury's Michael Eavis has promised that the festival will be much better organised than last year.
Amy Winehouse has finally been confirmed to play Glastonbury Festival 2008.
Jay-Z has rubbished claims that hip-hop has no place at Glastonbury and hit out at critics for showing a lack of respect.
Neil Diamond has confirmed he will be playing the Sunday afternoon slot at Glastonbury.
Metronomy, Plump DJs, XX Teens, Hextatic, Cagedbaby and Kissy Sell Out are among the latest acts confirmed for Glastonbury's Dance Village.
OXFAM are recruiting for volunteers to work at UK festival up and down the country
Glastonbury's Left Field stage has announced a massive 18-hour warm-up show in Brighton in support of Rock Against Racism.
VF has once again teamed up with Glastonbury's Left Field Stage to host an evening of new talent from Liverpool, European Capital Of Culture.
This year's Glastonbury Festival line up has been unveiled in full ahead of its official release.
Glasotnbury Festival's Pyramid, Other and John Peel stages line-ups have been leaked online.
Glastonbury's new late night arena, Shangri La, has revealed its plans for this year's festival.
Jamie T, The Cribs, Biffy Clyro and The National have been confirmed as the headliners for the John Peel Stage at this year's Glastonbury Festival.
Groove Armada will top the Other Stage at this year's Glastonbury Festival it has been revealed.
Glastonbury organisers are offering combined coach and festival tickets in a bid to help protect the environment.
Prince is set to headline Coachella Festival, further fuelling the rumour that he is to take Jay-Z's slot if the rapper drops out of Glastonbury.
The official line-up announcement for this year's Glastonbury Festival will be released on 1 May.
Michael Eavis has offered Glastonbury fans a second chance to register for this year's festival, with thousands of tickets for the event still up for grabs.
Pete Doherty has been jailed for 14 weeks for drug use and failing to turn up to probation hearings, throwing his festival plans into jeopardy.
Michael Eavis has denied rumours that Jay-Z is set to pull his set at this year's Glastonbury Festival and take the final headline slot at O2 Wireless Festival (3 July) instead.
Dizzee Rascal will join Pete Doherty and Schlomo as the final headliner for Glastonbury's Park Stage.
The Wombats are the latest act to self-confirm for this year's Glastonbury Festival.
This is new and different. Tickets for this year's Glastonbury Festival went on sale this morning (6 April) at 9am. There were no technical hitches and the festival did not sell out in a couple of hours.
The Levellers are the latest act confirmed for Glastonbury, playing the Left Field stage on Thursday night.
Glastonbury Festival organisers have released details of how you can book a communal tipi - and possibly better your chances of getting a ticket.
Alabama 3 will headline Glastonbury's Left Field stage in support of the Miscarriages For Justice Organisation (MOJO).
The Futureheads have let slip they will be headlining the John Peel Stage at this year's Glastonbury Festival.
Glastonbury Festival's organisers have confirmed that the amount of people registering for this year's event is down on 2007.
The deadline to register for tickets for this year's Glastonbury Festival has now passed.
Radiohead have backed Glastonbury's policies over transport and hinted that they might headline next year.
Anyone who witnessed Damon Albarn's first ever Africa Express experiment up at The Park last year will agree that it was a tough act for anyone to follow. Fortunately, Glastonbury goers are in for another treat.
Michael Eavis has laid out his vision for this year's Glastonbury Festival to be the most environmentally minded ever.
The Enemy are among the latest confirmations for this year's Glastonbury which takes place at Worthy Farm, Pilton, Somerset over 27-29 June.
Leonard Cohen has announced details of his first tour in 15 years, which will take in dates at Glastonbury, The Big Chill and Sziget festival.
Glastonbury's Lost Vagueness area is set to be replaced by a late night arena called Shangri La.
Radiohead have hinted at the reason behind them deciding against playing Glastonbury this summer.
Pete Doherty is set to headline the Park Stage at Glastonbury this summer which takes place at Worthy Farm, Somerset on 27-29 June.
Kate Nash is set to open this year's Glastonbury Festival, which takes place at Worthy Farm, Somerset, from 27-29 June.
One of Glastonbury Festival's most popular stages is set to double in size at this year's event.
Michael Eavis has moved to dampen speculation about the future of Glastonbury Festival after daughter Emily suggested its days were numbered.
Fatboy Slim has revealed he'll be playing a set at Glastonbury Festival on the Friday night - and there could be more over the weekend.
We've got a pair of tickets for Glastonbury Festival 2008 to give away to one lucky reader.
Elbow will play at Glastonbury this year, the band confirmed last night.
Massive Attack will headline the Other Stage at Glastonbury, according to NME.
Hot Chip are one of the latest names to self-confirm for this year's Glastonbury Festival which takes place at Worthy Farm, Pilton, near Glastonbury, Somerset 27-29 June.
Kings Of Leon and The Verve will join Jay-Z as headliners for Glastonbury Festival 2008, it has been announced.
Emily Eavis has been talking about the reasons behind Glastonbury's choice of headliners.
The creator of Lost Vagueness has explained his reasons for pulling out of Glastonbury, claiming the festival has lost its edge.
Michael Eavis has finally confirmed that the New York rap star he has booked to headline the Saturday night of Glastonbury 2008 will - as widely suspected - be Jay-Z.
The haven of alternative hedonism known as Lost Vagueness has pulled out of Glastonbury Festival, following a decision by organisers to focus on other projects.
Virtual Festivals has learnt that Neil Diamond and Leonard Cohen will both play on the final day of Glastonbury Festival 2008.
Michael Eavis has dropped some massive hints concerning who's headlining this year's Glastonbury Festival.
Michael Eavis has ruled out four massive acts who were previously rumoured to headline Glastonbury Festival 2008. But confirmed one of them for V!
Jimmy Cliff has announced via his website that he'll be playing Glastonbury Festival on the Friday (27 June).
Adele has apparently said she won't play any festivals because she hates them.
The deadline to register for tickets for the 2008 Glastonbury Festival has been pushed back.
British Sea Power have let slip at least five UK festivals they'll be playing this summer.
The founder of the world's biggest music festival, Glastonbury, says he does not understand the Government's refusal to ban ticket touts.
Michael Eavis has revealed he's booked a 'Black American headliner' for this year's Glastonbury, in a bid to win back younger fans.
Michael Eavis has been dropping more clues as to who'll be playing Glastonbury, with it now looking very likely that Jay Z could be headlining.
Michael Eavis has announced more details of how festival fans can get themselves to this year's Glastonbury.
Tickets for this year's Glastonbury Festival, which will take place over 27-29 June, are set to go on sale on Sunday 6 April.
Led Zeppelin are reportedly putting the finishing touches to a major world tour next year which will kick off at Glastonbury Festival.
Michael Eavis has paid a moving tribute to Arabella Churchill, one of Glastonbury Festival's leading organisers, who passed away last night aged 58.
Glastonbury Festival's new talent competition is now open and accepting entries from unsigned bands - and this year it's all online.
Sex Pistols will headline the Saturday night at next year's Isle Of Wight Festival.
Radiohead have added Roskilde to their European festival dates next summer.
The chances of Radiohead headlining Glastonbury gained weight today after it was announced they will be playing two European dates at the end of June.
Kylie has announced details of a huge tour which leaves the door open for a potential headline set at Glastonbury on Saturday or Sunday night.
Radiohead have issued a 'come and get us' to Michael Eavis after hinting they are ready to return to Glastonbury.
An Army pipe band has revealed it has been asked to play at Glastonbury and T In The Park next summer.
Michael Eavis has finally been honoured for his services to festivals by receiving a CBE from the Queen.
The Verve's lead singer, Richard Ashcroft, has said it would be a 'travesty' if his band didn't headline the Glastonbury Festival in 2008.
Elvis Costello has sensationally claimed his 2005 Glastonbury performance put him off playing in England again for life!
Glastonbury Festival was presented the Innovation Award for its anti-touting ticketing system at last night's UK Festival Awards.
Glastonbury Festival is launching a gig night in London to give new bands the chance to play at the event.