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U2 cancel their Glastonbury Festival 2010 show
U2 have been forced to cancel their Glastonbury Festival headline show, organisers have revealed.
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Tangerine Fields to offer Glastonbury childcare
Luxury festival company to expand in 2010
Great Kitchen Table Debate heads to Sunrise Celebration
Festival-goers given the chance to discuss controversial matters
More Wychwood Music Festival names announced
Martha Tilson, One String Loose and more added
U2 cancel their Glastonbury Festival 2010 show
Bono calls Michael Eavis to break the news to him
The King Blues and more for Reading, Leeds 2010
Roots Manuva, Magnetic Man, Rusko for Dance Stage
Wood Festival 2010: Rated!
Braziers Park, Oxfordshire - 21-23 May 2010
Liverpool Sound City 2010: Rated!
Various venues, Liverpool - 18-22 May
Talk is Tweet: The Great Escape 2010
The Brighton festival in 140 characters or less
The Great Escape 2010: Rated!
Various, Brighton - 13-15 May
ATP Festival Weekend Two (Pavement) 2010: Rated!
Camber Sands Holiday Centre - 14-16 May
Camden Crawl 2010: Rated!
Various, Camden, North London - 1-2 May
Bang Face Weekender 2010
Pontins, Camber Sands - 23-25 April
Fatboy Slim talks about South West Four
Norman Cook chats about his upcoming London show
U2 cancel Glastonbury performance: your reactions
Including 967 Facebook fans that 'Like This'
The Big One: Dot To Dot Festival 2010
We look ahead to all three legs of the event
Ticket Trout: hooked on finding the best festival tickets
The slippery customer has got his fins on more deals
Over the fence: other festivals to check out this week
Off The Tracks, Slam Dunk, Strummercamp...
Woop, woop that's the pound of the police: how rising costs are throttling smaller events

The Big One: Liverpool Sound City 2010
What to expect, who to see, what to miss...
Over the fence: other festivals to check out this week
One Big Weekend, Wood Festival and more
Ticket Trout: I've got tickets for sold out festivals
All passes for these sold out events are guaranteed!
This is how I'd do it: Liverpool Sound City
David J Pichilingi on getting the best from the event
Worlds apart - how festivals create alternative realities
The people behind the best festival art installations in the world
Sharing the limelight: possible festival collaborations for 2010
Who's going to join up at this year's summer soirees?
The Ticket Trout - an overseas special!
Benicassim, Bilbao BBK, Roskilde and more
Over the fence: other festivals to check out this week
Bearded Theory and ATP Festival Weekend Two (Pavement)
The Big One: The Great Escape 2010
What to expect, who to see, what to miss...
Festival fashion 2010: boys
We've asked Topman what clobber to be seen in!
Over the fence: other festivals to check out this week
Matt Groening ATP Festival, City Showcase - Spotlight London
The Big One: Southport Weekender 2010
Who to watch, what to expect and who to miss
Ticket Trout - scaling down the prices of festival passes
The cockney fish has more deals for you to check out
Poems and Punchlines - the festival alternative
How other creative arts are muscling in at festivals
The Ticket Trout - splash out on these deals!
Festival tickets that are worth a punt
Over the fence: other festivals to check out this week
Live At Leeds, UK Deathfest, Festifeel! and more
This is how I'd do it: Camden Crawl
Organiser Lisa Paulon tackles her own festival
The Big One: Camden Crawl 2010
Who to watch, what to expect, who to miss...
VOTE NOW: Who should replace U2 at Glasto?
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...
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Tangerine Fields to offer Glastonbury childcare
Tangerine Fields to offer Glastonbury childcare
Tangerine Fields have teamed up with Bush House Nursery to offer festival child-care at Glastonbury this summer.
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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.
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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).
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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 Glastonbury Festival.
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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.
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Glastonbury Festival 2010 announces new stage
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.
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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 and Solfest.
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More acts added to Glastonbury Dance Village
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 Village.
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The Dead Weather added to Glastonbury line-up
The Dead Weather are the latest names to be unveiled for this year's Glastonbury Festival.
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Shakira to play Glastonbury Festival 2010
Shakira to play Glastonbury Festival 2010
Shakira is the latest act to be confirmed for this year's Glastonbury Festival.
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Glastonbury Festival 2010 line-up revealed
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.
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UPDATE: Glastonbury Festival sells out
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.
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Glastonbury announces new West Holts Stage
Glastonbury Festival organisers have unveiled a new stage called West Holts, which will replace the Jazz World Stage.
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Laura Marling for Glastonbury and Latitude
Laura Marling is set to appear at Glastonbury and Latitude festivals this summer, the songwriter has revealed.
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Mumford And Sons for Glastonbury Festival 2010
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 announced.
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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.
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Glastonbury 2010 ticket re-sale date announced
Glastonbury 2010 ticket re-sale date announced
Cancelled tickets for Glastonbury Festival will be resold on Sunday 11 April from 9am.
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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.
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Update: Glastonbury not going Olympic in 2012
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
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Glastonbury Emerging Talent vote winners revealed
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.
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Glastonbury grants ticket balance 'grace period'
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Corinne Bailey Rae set for Glastonbury Festival
Corinne Bailey Rae has confirmed that she'll be playing this year's Glastonbury Festival.
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Glastonbury Festival line-up nears completion
Glastonbury Festival line-up nears completion
The line-up for Glastonbury Festival's Pyrmaid Stage is almost complete, organisers have revealed.
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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 Event Magazine.
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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.
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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 appeal.
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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.
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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.
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Rolling Stones quash Glastonbury speculation
Rolling Stones quash Glastonbury speculation
The Rolling Stones have today quashed the continuing rumours that they will be headlining this year's Glastonbury Festival.
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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.
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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.
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Glastonbury deny Fleetwood Mac rumours
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.
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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.
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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.
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UPDATE: Pulp not reforming for Glastonbury 2010
Contrast to a number of newspaper reports, Pulp will not be reforming for Glastonbury Festival 2010.
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UPDATE: Extra Glastonbury 2010 tickets sold out
UPDATE: Extra Glastonbury 2010 tickets sold out
UPDATE: A second batch of Glastonbury Festival tickets to go on sale have sold out.
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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 next year.
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UK Festival Awards shortlists announced
UK Festival Awards shortlists announced
The shortlists for this year's UK Festival Awards have been announced.
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Andy Williams self-confirms for Glastonbury 2010
Andy Williams self-confirms for Glastonbury 2010
Andy Williams is the first act to self-confirm for next year's Glastonbury Festival.
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Glastonbury 2010 car parks to open early
Glastonbury Festival organisers are set to open the event's car parks a day earlier in 2010.
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Bookies reveal Glastonbury 2010 headliner odds
Bookies reveal Glastonbury 2010 headliner odds
According to bookmakers, The Rolling Stones are the favourites to headliner next year's Glastonbury Festival.
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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.
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Glastonbury 2010 tickets on sale today
Glastonbury 2010 tickets on sale today
Tickets for next year's Glastonbury Festival go on sale this morning (4 October) at 9am.
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Win a VIP trip to the UK Festival Awards
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.
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Glastonbury 2010 registration closes today
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).
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Tickets for Glastonbury 2010 on sale Sunday
Tickets for Glastonbury 2010 on sale Sunday
Tickets for next year's Glastonbury Festival go on sale this Sunday (4 October) at 9am.
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UK Festival Awards 2009 - Vote Now!
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.
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Glastonbury 2010 tickets on sale next month
Glastonbury 2010 tickets on sale next month
Tickets for Glastonbury Festival 2010 are set to go on sale next month.
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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.
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UK Festival Awards: voting opens Wednesday
UK Festival Awards: voting opens Wednesday
Voting for the UK Festival Awards 2009 will go live next Wednesday (23 September).
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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.
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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 summer.
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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.
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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.
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Glastonbury Festival 2010 registration opens
Glastonbury Festival 2010 registration opens
Registration for Glastonbury Festival 2010 has opened.
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