Glastonbury Festival 2010 News
Muse big winners at European Festival Awards
Muse have walked away with the Best Headliner award at the European Festival Awards 2010 tonight (Wednesday 13 January).
UK Festival Awards 2010: winners in full
The winners of this year's UK Festival Awards were announced during a glitzy ceremony at indigO2 in London tonight (Thursday).
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Watch: Glastonbury Mutoid Waste Company film
Mutoid Waste Company, the infamous group behind Trash City at Glastonbury Festival, come to life in a new online documentary.
Festivals bucking trend of declining music industry
Festivals are bucking the trend of the declining music industry with the live sector growing by 9.4% in the past year, a newspaper
Damon Albarn offers explanation for mixed Gorillaz reviews at Glastonbury
Gorillaz frontman Damon Albarn has admitted that their Glastonbury Festival show 'didn't have enough of a human element to
Stevie Wonder sings 'Happy Birthday' with Michael Eavis
You could tell from the queues getting closer to the site that it was going to be busy.
The Edge joins Muse onstage at Glastonbury
Glastonbury can breathe a collective sigh of relief as Kylie and (one quarter of) U2 finally appear at the festival, joining
Scissor Sisters and Muse onstage respectively.
Michael Eavis: '2010 is the best party of my life'
Michael Eavis has revealed that Glastonbury Festival 40th anniversary is the best party of his life.
Pet Shop Boys provide block rocking beats at Glasto
Working with top flight stage directors and choreographers, the Pets have always put on a good show. And tonight, whilst Muse
were over wringing themselves on Pyramid they put on a considered, honed and refined performance on the Other Stage.
The Bees play new material at Glastonbury
The Bees debuted new material during their set on the West Holts Stage at Glastonbury Festival.
Slash goes up against the football at Glastonbury
"Hello Glastonbury! Are you ready to rock and fucking roll?!" Only Guns 'n' Roses legend Slash can demand such a massive metal
Ray Davies dedicates tracks to Pete Quaife
Ray Davies dedicated a number of tracks to original Kinks bassist Pete Quaife on the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury.
Gorillaz wow Glastonbury with Stylo-ish show
Damon Albarn became the first person to headline two Glastonbury festivals in a row last night, bringing a scorching Friday
to a close with an incendiary show of genre juggling and special guests with the now-in-3D Gorillaz.
Jerry Dammers goes special guest crazy at Glasto
Jerry Dammers' Spatial AKA Orchestra have come closest to beating the Gorillaz for the number of special guests onstage at
a performance at Glastonbury Festival 2010.
Kelis packs out Dance East tent at Glastonbury
Why Kelis us playing the relatively tiny Dance East and not the Pyramid stage is anyone's guess.
Biffy Clyro pack out The Park for secret show
Biffy Clyro played as the special guests on The Park stage at Glastonbury Festival as probably the worst kept secret of the
Kylie to finally play Glastonbury
If you don't want to know who any of the Glastonbury Festival secret guests are, look away now.
Marriage proposals and dubstep - Glasto's here then!
Glastonbury edged towards full flow yesterday (Thursday) with dubstep, Mike Artistic and even a flashmob marriage proposal.
Biffy Clyro to play secret Glastonbury show
Biffy Clyro are set to play a secret show on The Park stage at this weekend's Glastonbury Festival.
The Edge to join Muse onstage at Glasto?
The Edge is rumoured to be appearing with Muse at this year's event.
Rolf Harris kicks off Pyramid Stage at Glasto
Rolf Harris has kicked off proceedings at this yea's Glastonbury Festival.
Stornoway help out Beth Jeans Houghton at Glastonbury
Beth Jeans Houghton is the latest act collaborate with someone at Glastonbury Festival's 40th anniversary.
No Surprises? Thom Yorke for secret Glasto show
Thom Yorke was the surprise exclusion from Glastonbury Festival's 40th anniversary line-up, and this is the reason why: the
Radiohead man will appear at The Park stage tonight (Friday) as a special guest.
Snoop Dogg unveils Tinie Tempah at Glasto
Snoop Dogg wowed a huge Pyramid Stage crowd at Glastonbury Festival, bringing Tinie Tempah onstage to help on 'Pass Out' as
he ran through his hits in the sunshine.
Thom Yorke solo show crowns Glasto Friday
Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood wowed crowds at The Park stage when they were unveiled as special guests this evening (Friday).
Thousands arrive early to scorching Glastonbury
Thousands of Glastonbury Festival ticket-holders have made their way down to Worthy Farm in Somerset to make the most of the
event's 40th anniversary.
Download Glastonbury Festival Stage Times Now
Getting ready for Glastonbury? Download the official stage timings line-up for who to see, where and when.
Minister asks organisers to warn about legal highs
A government minister has asked festival promoters to warn ticket-holders about the potential danger of legal highs, the Guardian
newspaper has reported.
WEATHER WATCH: Glastonbury Festival 2010
With Glastonbury Festival imminent, we take a look at a mixed weather forecast for the UK's biggest festival.
Glastonbury Festival releases line-up times
With more clashes than Joseph's Technicolor dream coat, Glastonbury Festival can be a daunting prospect on paper; luckily
organisers have just unveiled the full line-up timings for all 45 stages.
Glastonbury Leftfield Stage speakers revealed
The themes and speakers set for the Leftfield Stage at this year's Glastonbury Festival have been announced.
The future's bright: forecasters imagine Glasto 2050
If you thought Twitter updates and Etienne de Crecy's cube were the limits of technology at festivals, then forecasters' predictions
for Glastonbury 2050 will blow your mind.
Glastonbury unveils BBC Introducing Stage line-up
Roll Deep and Pulled Apart By Horses are among the acts set to perform on the BBC Introducing Stage at this year's Glastonbury
Line-up announced for Shangri-La at Glastonbury
Annie Mac, Neville Staples and Ska Cubano are among the confirmed acts for the Shangri-La area at this year's Glastonbury
festival, organisers have announced.
More names for the Glade arena at Glastonbury
Naked Nick, Cassette Boy and Nneka are among the latest acts confirmed for the Glade arena at Glastonbury Festival 2010.
U2 could 'well be back' at Glastonbury Festival
Glastonbury organisers have suggested that they might reschedule U2's cancelled headline performance for 2011 or 2013.
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Albarn speaks about Gorillaz special guests
Speaking ahead of his Glastonbury headline show with Gorillaz, Damon Albarn has revealed that ticket-holders can expect a
number of special guests during the performance.
Find the orange welly and win Glastonbury tickets
Missed your chance to buy Glastonbury tickets? Forgot to check out the returns resale in April? Fear not as today sees the
launch of Orange's 'Where's My Welly?' online ticket competition.
UPDATE: Gorillaz replace U2 at Glastonbury
Gorillaz have been announced as U2's replacement at this year's Glastonbury Festival, as first revealed by Virtual Festivals.
Gorillaz take U2 Glastonbury slot: festival-goers react
It has just been announced that the mighty Gorillaz will fill in for U2 as headliners at Glastonbury this year and, boy the
Internet world reacted quickly, here's what the web had to say on the sudden news.
U2 cancel their Glastonbury Festival 2010 show
U2 have been forced to cancel their Glastonbury Festival headline show, organisers have revealed.
VOTE NOW: Who should replace U2 at Glasto?
With the news that U2 won't be headlining this year's Glastonbury Festival, we thought we would help the Eavis' out by throwing
open a poll to you, the fans, to see who you want to see replace them...
Tangerine Fields to offer Glastonbury childcare
Tangerine Fields have teamed up with Bush House Nursery to offer festival child-care at Glastonbury this summer.
Dizzee to take Glastonbury top spot if U2 pull out?
The tabloids have been busy with their Glastonbury Festival news this weekend with The Sun suggesting that Dizzee Rascal may
take U2's headline slot if frontman Bono hasn't recovered from surgery.
U2's Glastonbury 2010 headline slot in jeopardy?
U2's first-ever headline slot at Glastonbury Festival could be in jeopardy after lead singer Bono underwent surgery on his
back in Munich today (Friday).
The Beat and more for Glastonbury Festival 2010
The Beat, King Porter Stomp, Kissy Sell Out and Rob da Bank are among the acts confirmed for the Arcadia arena at this year's
Rolf Harris to open Glastonbury Festival 2010
Rolf Harris is set to kick off proceedings on the Pyramid Stage at this year's Glastonbury Festival.
Glastonbury Festival 2010 announces new stage
Sandi Thom heads up a slew of acts confirmed for Glastonbury Festival's latest stage addition, Bourbon Street Jazz n Blues.
A Greener Festival to release new double CD
A Greener Festival is releasing a new double CD featuring some of the best of British new talent with bands tipped from bookers
at six of Britain's best loved festivals including the City Showcase, Glastonbury, Isle of Wight, T-in-the-Park, Kendal Calling
More acts added to Glastonbury Dance Village
Glastonbury Festival organisers have announced over 100 new acts for this year's event as well as two new stages for the Dance
The Dead Weather added to Glastonbury line-up
The Dead Weather are the latest names to be unveiled for this year's Glastonbury Festival.
Shakira to play Glastonbury Festival 2010
Shakira is the latest act to be confirmed for this year's Glastonbury Festival.
Glastonbury Festival 2010 line-up revealed
The line-up for the 40th anniversary edition of Glastonbury Festival has been unveiled with U2, Muse and Stevie Wonder headlining
and Slash, Snoop Dogg and Scissor Sisters among the other highlights.
UPDATE: Glastonbury Festival sells out
For many, the dream of getting a ticket to this year's Glastonbury Festival is over, as all of the cancelled tickets have
been snapped up.
Glastonbury announces new West Holts Stage
Glastonbury Festival organisers have unveiled a new stage called West Holts, which will replace the Jazz World Stage.
Laura Marling for Glastonbury and Latitude
Laura Marling is set to appear at Glastonbury and Latitude festivals this summer, the songwriter has revealed.
Mumford And Sons for Glastonbury Festival 2010
Mumford And Sons are set to play this year's Glastonbury Festival, organisers have revealed, with a new late night arena also
Snoop Dogg wanted for Glastonbury Festival 2010
Rapper Snoop Dogg has been asked to perform at this summer's Glastonbury Festival, Michael Eavis has revealed.
Glastonbury 2010 ticket re-sale date announced
Cancelled tickets for Glastonbury Festival will be resold on Sunday 11 April from 9am.
Orbital to top the Other Stage at Glastonbury 2010
Orbital's Other Stage show at Glastonbury 1994 is, for many, regarded as one of the most memorable performances the event
has ever seen, and now the dance duo have a chance to rewrite history, confirming they'll return there again this year.
Update: Glastonbury not going Olympic in 2012
Glastonbury Festival officials have now confirmed that there is absolutely no truth to rumours that Glastonbury Festival may
have a presence at the Olympic Games in London in 2012
Glastonbury Emerging Talent vote winners revealed
With the conclusion of Glastonbury Festival's Emerging Talent Contest edging ever closer, the public have voted two bands
into the live final to win a slot on the event's Pyramid Stage.
Glastonbury grants ticket balance 'grace period'
Glastonbury Festival organisers have granted a 48 hour 'grace period' for fans to pay off the remainder of their ticket balance.
Funk super group for Glastonbury and The Big Chill
The fantasy band put together by Craig Charles for his BBC 6Music funk and soul last year are set to perform at Glastonbury
and The Big Chill in 2010.
Stevie Wonder and Muse officially confirmed for Glastonbury
Muse and Stevie Wonder have now been officially confirmed for this year's Glastonbury Festival which takes place from June
23 - 27, 2010 at Worthy Farm in Somerset.
Glastonbury festival granted licence until 2016
The Mendip District Council has reportedly granted the Glastonbury Festival organisers their new license, which would mean
Michael and Emily Eavis are allowed to host the event until 2016.
Corinne Bailey Rae set for Glastonbury Festival
Corinne Bailey Rae has confirmed that she'll be playing this year's Glastonbury Festival.
Glastonbury Festival line-up nears completion
The line-up for Glastonbury Festival's Pyrmaid Stage is almost complete, organisers have revealed.
Muse, Stevie Wonder to headline Glastonbury?
Michael Eavis has announced that Muse and Stevie Wonder will join U2 as headliners of this year's Glastonbury Festival, reports
Glastonbury confirm Jack Johnson appearance
Glastonbury Festival organisers have confirmed that Jack Johnson will play this year's event after the star posted the news
on his official website.
Coldplay, more add to Glastonbury Haiti appeal
Coldplay, Arctic Monkeys and Rolf Harris are among the stars that have donated to Oxfam and Glastonbury Festival's Haiti charity
Hot Chip hint at Glastonbury 2010 appearance
Hot Chip frontman Alexis Taylor has suggested that the group are likely to play this year's Glastonbury Festival.
Last week to enter Glastonbury Emerging Talent Competition
There is only one week left to upload tracks for this year's Glastonbury Emerging Talent Competition with artists given the
opportunity to play on the Pyramid or Other stage this year.
Rolling Stones quash Glastonbury speculation
The Rolling Stones have today quashed the continuing rumours that they will be headlining this year's Glastonbury Festival.
Will Young, Dizzee Rascal for Glastonbury 2010?
Emily Eavis has hinted that Will Young and Dizzee Rascal are both likely to perform at Glastonbury Festival this June.
Merry Christmas from Virtual Festivals
Virtual Festivals would like to wish all of our users, old and new, a very merry Christmas and a memorable New Year.
Glastonbury deny Fleetwood Mac rumours
Glastonbury Festival organisers have this morning (Friday) quashed speculation that Fleetwood Mac are set to headline the
event in 2010.
Glastonbury 2010: Bowie says no, Muse say probably
With U2 already in the bag, the rumour mill for Glastonbury Festival 2010 continues to churn with David Bowie and Muse both
reportedly targeted as headliners.
U2 Confirmed for Glastonbury 2010
Michael Eavis confirmed this morning (November 23) that The Irish rockers will headline the Pyramid Stage on Friday night
of the Somerset event.
UPDATE: Pulp not reforming for Glastonbury 2010
Contrast to a number of newspaper reports, Pulp will not be reforming for Glastonbury Festival 2010.
UPDATE: Extra Glastonbury 2010 tickets sold out
UPDATE: A second batch of Glastonbury Festival tickets to go on sale have sold out.
Robert Plant in plans for Glastonbury 2010
Robert Plant has revealed that he's been talking to Michael Eavis about the possibility of performing at Glastonbury Festival
UK Festival Awards shortlists announced
The shortlists for this year's UK Festival Awards have been announced.
Andy Williams self-confirms for Glastonbury 2010
Andy Williams is the first act to self-confirm for next year's Glastonbury Festival.
Glastonbury 2010 car parks to open early
Glastonbury Festival organisers are set to open the event's car parks a day earlier in 2010.
Bookies reveal Glastonbury 2010 headliner odds
According to bookmakers, The Rolling Stones are the favourites to headliner next year's Glastonbury Festival.
Glastonbury Festival sells out
It hasn't happened for a few years, but Glastonbury Festival once again sold out within 24 hours of going on sale.
Glastonbury 2010 tickets on sale today
Tickets for next year's Glastonbury Festival go on sale this morning (4 October) at 9am.
Win a VIP trip to the UK Festival Awards
Festival-goers have been given the chance to win a pair of VIP tickets to the UK Festival Awards by nominating their Most
Memorable Moment through Muzu.tv.
Glastonbury 2010 registration closes today
Those hoping to buy tickets to next year's Glastonbury Festival must be registered by 23.59 BST tonight (Friday).
Tickets for Glastonbury 2010 on sale Sunday
Tickets for next year's Glastonbury Festival go on sale this Sunday (4 October) at 9am.
UK Festival Awards 2009 - Vote Now!
Voting is now open for the UK Festival Awards 2009, giving you the definitive say on another amazing festival year.
Glastonbury 2010 tickets on sale next month
Tickets for Glastonbury Festival 2010 are set to go on sale next month.
Glastonbury 2010: 'trying for the world's best headliners'
In an interview for the official Glastonbury Festival website, organiser Michael Eavis has admitted that 'expectations are
high' for next year's event.
UK Festival Awards: voting opens Wednesday
Voting for the UK Festival Awards 2009 will go live next Wednesday (23 September).
Nominate your Most Memorable Moment of 2009
With the UK Festival Awards nominations now open, we need your help to shape the Most Memorable Moment category.
Glastonbury flag verdict: no ban
Despite Reading and Leeds bosses banning flags from their festivals this weekend, Glastonbury aren't set to follow suit next
Glastonbury may follow Reading's flag ban
Glastonbury organisers are thinking about following the lead of Reading and Leeds Festivals and banning flags from the site.
Discount flights to Malawi's vinspired Lake Of Stars Festival
Kenya Airways are offering nearly a third off flights from Heathrow to Lilongwe (via Nairobi) to coincide with the Lake of
Stars Festival in Malawi.
Glastonbury Festival 2010 registration opens
Registration for Glastonbury Festival 2010 has opened.