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Glastonbury Festival granted a new 10 year licence

Glastonbury Festival granted a new 10 year licence

Mendip District Council have granted Glastonbury Festival a new 10-year licence.

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European Festival Awards 2013 finalists revealed

European Festival Awards 2013 finalists revealed

After more than 620,000 votes from festival fans across the world, the finalists for the 2013 European Festival Awards have today been announced.

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Glastonbury has the 'record sales factor' in 2013

Glastonbury has the 'record sales factor' in 2013

A new report from a leading retailer has revealed the full extent of the impact that music festivals in the UK have had on album and single sales for 2013.

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No sleep 'til Block 9

No sleep 'til Block 9

We sent Kai Jones on a 24 hour trek through Glastonbury to discover the wild thrills and round-the-clock wonders of Glastonbury Festival.

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Glastonbury Festival 2013 review

Glastonbury Festival 2013 review

8.5/10 overall.

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Mumford & Sons at Glastonbury 2013 review

Mumford & Sons at Glastonbury 2013 review

7/10

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The Rolling Stones at Glastonbury 2013 review

The Rolling Stones at Glastonbury 2013 review

10/10

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Arctic Monkeys at Glastonbury Festival 2013 review

Arctic Monkeys at Glastonbury Festival 2013 review

Overall 8/10.

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Alt-J and Fatboy Slim Wow! at Glastonbury 2013

Alt-J and Fatboy Slim Wow! at Glastonbury 2013

Mercury Prize winners alt-J said a memorable hello to Glastonbury last night, as the four-piece played a secret set.

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Fatboy Slim to play six shows at Glastonbury

Fatboy Slim to play six shows at Glastonbury

Norman Cook wants to 'praise you', the Glastonbury festival-goers, with six chances to catch him playing this weekend.

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Glastonbury Festival 2013 declared officially open

Glastonbury Festival 2013 declared officially open

Sun and clear skies welcome Glastonbury festival-goers for the first day of the 2013 edition of the music and performing arts festival.

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Beady Eye to play secret show at Glastonbury 2013

Beady Eye to play secret show at Glastonbury 2013

It appears former Oasis frontman, Liam Gallagher has backtracked on his previous comments and agreed to perform a set at Glastonbury Festival this year.

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Alt-J to play secret Glastonbury set tonight?

Alt-J to play secret Glastonbury set tonight?

The Leeds four-piece are rumoured to play a secret set in the William's Green Tent ahead of their Other Stage slot on Friday.

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Weather Watch: Glastonbury Festival 2013

Weather Watch: Glastonbury Festival 2013

Break out the sunscreen, it's looking like the mud won't be headlining Glastonbury this year.

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Festival App Review: Glastonbury Festival 2013

Festival App Review: Glastonbury Festival 2013

Francesca Perry takes a look at the official phone application for Glastonbury Festival 2013.

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The VF guide to packing for a festival

The VF guide to packing for a festival

No matter how carefully you pack, the need to be prepared for everything that Glastonbury might throw at you means the long walk from the car to the campsite is always something of a struggle.

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Secret shenanigans: off the beaten track at Glastonbury 2013

Secret shenanigans: off the beaten track at Glastonbury 2013

When Glastonbury offers experiences akin to dancing through the night to rabid dub in a Berlin basement with Pam Ayres it's a wonder so many people choose to spend their time aimlessly drifting between the main stages.

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WiFi at Glastonbury 2013: keep track with the 4G tractor

WiFi at Glastonbury 2013: keep track with the 4G tractor

A new initiative from phone network EE will see a '4G tractor' patrolling the Glastonbury Festival grounds to help patrons stay connected with a mobile wifi connection.

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Glastonbury Festival: Film 2013

Glastonbury Festival: Film 2013

Here's our top four flicks from the thirty films to watch between Thursday and Sunday at Glastonbury's Pilton Palais - the cinema tent at the bottom of the acoustic stage field.

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Ten new things at Glastonbury Festival 2013

Ten new things at Glastonbury Festival 2013

Worthy Farm will swing open its gates shortly as the mother of all festivals returns and, as ever, everyone involved is pulling out all the stops to make it the best one yet, with brand new stages and areas to make you wonder what the hell was in that burger.

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The Rolling Stones agree BBC broadcast terms for Glastonbury 2013

The Rolling Stones agree BBC broadcast terms for Glastonbury 2013

The British Broadcasting Corporation and The Rolling Stones have agreed terms under which the band's headline Glastonbury Festival set can be broadcast.

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Glastonbury Festival 2013: the five rockumentaries

Glastonbury Festival 2013: the five rockumentaries

Take time away from packing your wellies and looking at weather reports this week and indulge in some essential music documentaries to get you in the mood for Glastonbury Festival 2013.

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Glastonbury Festival 2013: the alternative forecast

Glastonbury Festival 2013: the alternative forecast

The truly alternative view on the weather systems working over Worthy Farm next week.

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Glastonbury Festival 2013 weather update

Glastonbury Festival 2013 weather update

The latest 'medium-range' weather forecasts suggest an overcast but mostly dry week of weather for Glastonbury Festival 2013.

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The Undiscovered Wonders of the Glastonbury Festival

The Undiscovered Wonders of the Glastonbury Festival

Four VF scribes put forward their list of ten recommendations for little known gems hidden in the overgrowth of the Glastonbury Festival 2013 line-up.

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Glastonbury Festival 2013 set times released

Glastonbury Festival 2013 set times released

Just over one week ahead of the festival, Glastonbury organisers have now revealed the full timetable and schedule of acts appearing at Worthy Farm for Glastonbury Festival 2013.

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Glastonbury Festival 2013: top ten urban acts

Glastonbury Festival 2013: top ten urban acts

VF's Chris Eustace takes his keen eye over the Glastonbury Festival 2013 line-up to pull together his top ten 'must see' urban acts.

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Early Glastonbury Festival weather forecasts varied

Early Glastonbury Festival weather forecasts varied

Glastonbury Festival could be set for unsettled weather in 2013 with early Met Office forecasts suggesting typically British weather for the festival.

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The Rolling Stones demand Glastonbury media 'blackout'?

The Rolling Stones demand Glastonbury media 'blackout'?

Iconic rockers The Rolling Stones look likely to ban the BBC from broadcasting their full Glastonbury Festival 2013 headline set this month.

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The Child Of Lov cancels all 2013 festival shows

The Child Of Lov cancels all 2013 festival shows

The Child of Lov's Cole Williams has pulled out of a number of festivals, including Glastonbury and Bestival, this summer.

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Glastonbury Festival release their full 2013 line-up

Glastonbury Festival release their full 2013 line-up

The line-up for more than 50 stages at Glastonbury Festival 2013 has been released today, and includes some very special additions.

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Should Chinese lanterns be banned at all music festivals?

Should Chinese lanterns be banned at all music festivals?

Love them or hate them, Chinese lanterns have become increasingly popular amongst festival fans, but what is the real cost of using these lanterns at festivals?

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Spirit of '71 line-up for Glastonbury Festival 2013 unveiled

Spirit of '71 line-up for Glastonbury Festival 2013 unveiled

The Spirit of 71 Field at Glastonbury 2013 will see performances from Simian Mobile Disco, Robyn Hitchcock, Boys Noize and Howard Marks, amongst others.

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Bobby Womack to headline West Holts Stage at Glastonbury 2013

Bobby Womack to headline West Holts Stage at Glastonbury 2013

Legendary soul singer and songwriter Bobby Womack has been newly confirmed to headline the West Holts Stage at Glastonbury Festival 2013.

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Glastonbury Festival ticket payments due

Glastonbury Festival ticket payments due

Glastonbury Festival ticket-holders now have until 11.59pm (BST) on Monday April 8th to pay the remainder of the balance on their Glastonbury 2013 tickets.

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Glastonbury Festival announce their 2013 line-up

Glastonbury Festival announce their 2013 line-up

The Rolling Stones, Arctic Monkeys and Mumford & Sons are amongst dozens of bands announced today for the Glastonbury Festival 2013 line-up.

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Netsky confirmed for Silver Hayes area at Glastonbury 2013

Netsky confirmed for Silver Hayes area at Glastonbury 2013

Drum and bass producer Netsky has been added to the Glastonbury Festival 2013 line-up, playing the new Silver Hayes area, formerly known as the Dance Village.

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Registration re-opens for Glastonbury Festival 2013

Registration re-opens for Glastonbury Festival 2013

The registration process for Glastonbury Festival tickets has re-opened giving everyone their final chance to get registered before April 20th.

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The Rolling Stones to play Hyde Park and Glastonbury in 2013?

The Rolling Stones to play Hyde Park and Glastonbury in 2013?

New rumours have emerged about how The Rolling Stones will spend 2013 on the road, with shows in London's Hyde Park and at Glastonbury Festival.

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Kasabian confirm The Rolling Stones for Glastonbury 2013?

Kasabian confirm The Rolling Stones for Glastonbury 2013?

Kasabian have suggested that The Rolling Stones will headline Glastonbury Festival 2013 during an interview about their forthcoming Hard Rock Calling set.

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Prince set to play Glastonbury 2013?

Prince set to play Glastonbury 2013?

Glastonbury Festival are, allegedly, in talks with purple funkster Prince to headline the 2013 edition of the festival in Somerset this June.

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Arcadia set for Glastonbury return in 2013

Arcadia set for Glastonbury return in 2013

Fire-breathing festival sensations Arcadia return in 2013 with their 'Arcadia Spectacular' shows for two of the UK's most loved festivals; Glastonbury and BoomTown Fair.

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Ronnie Wood: Rolling Stones hope to play Glastonbury Festival

Ronnie Wood: Rolling Stones hope to play Glastonbury Festival

Accepting two prizes at the NME Awards, Ronnie Wood gave the strongest hint yet that the Rolling Stones want to play Glastonbury 2013.

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Doing festivals on a budget in 2013

Doing festivals on a budget in 2013

What with the economic climate and many of the major festivals increasing ticket prices this year over and above 200 mark, Ali Ryland finds there are still ways to make the highlight of your summer cheap and cheerful.

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Nas to headline Glastonbury's new Silver Hayes area

Nas to headline Glastonbury's new Silver Hayes area

Glastonbury have named their first dance acts for 2013 as US rapper Nas will headline the newly named Silver Hayes dance village.

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Alt-J confirm themselves for Glastonbury Festival 2013

Alt-J confirm themselves for Glastonbury Festival 2013

Alt-J are the latest name to confirm themselves for the Glastonbury Festival 2013 line-up.

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Arctic Monkeys to headline Glastonbury 2013?

Arctic Monkeys to headline Glastonbury 2013?

Arctic Monkeys are the latest act to be linked with the top festival spot, headlining Glastonbury Festival 2013.

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Rihanna to headline Glastonbury Festival 2013?

Rihanna to headline Glastonbury Festival 2013?

New tabloid rumours put Rihanna in the frame to play the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury Festival 2013.

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BBC unveils new Glastonbury video-streaming plans

BBC unveils new Glastonbury video-streaming plans

The BBC have announced plans to enable live-streaming from many of the stages at Glastonbury Festival this year.

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Resale date for Glastonbury Festival tickets confirmed

Resale date for Glastonbury Festival tickets confirmed

A resale of Glastonbury tickets returned by people who don't pay their full balance by April 8th will happen on Sunday April 21st.

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Fleetwood Mac: 'We'd like to play Glastonbury 2014'

Fleetwood Mac: 'We'd like to play Glastonbury 2014'

Mick Fleetwood of Fleetwood Mac has spoken of the moment the band turned down the chance to play Glastonbury Festival 2013.

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New Fleetwood Mac dates quash Glastonbury rumours

New Fleetwood Mac dates quash Glastonbury rumours

Newly confirmed US tour dates for Fleetwood Mac have all but ruled out a long rumoured appearance from the band at Glastonbury Festival 2013.

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First act confirmed for Glastonbury Festival 2013

First act confirmed for Glastonbury Festival 2013

The first act has been officially confirmed for Glastonbury Festival 2013 as organisers show an act of solidarity with the embattled African country of Mali.

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Glastonbury Festival announce off-site camping for 2013

Glastonbury Festival announce off-site camping for 2013

Glastonbury Festival has confirmed official off-site camping facilities for the first time in its history.

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The Rolling Stones to headline Coachella Festival 2013?

The Rolling Stones to headline Coachella Festival 2013?

The Rolling Stones have accidently leaked live dates at Coachella Festival in California next April through their mobile phone app.

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Fleetwood Mac to play European festivals in 2013?

Fleetwood Mac to play European festivals in 2013?

Following the long anticipated announcement of a world tour for Fleetwood Mac, their first since 2009, Stevie Nicks has hinted at European festival shows for 2013.

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Lily Allen won't take her children to festivals

Lily Allen won't take her children to festivals

In an interview with UK tabloid The Sun, British pop singer Lily Allen has said she won't follow in the footsteps of her father by taking her kids to festivals.

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Glastonbury an 'interesting proposition' for The Rolling Stones

Glastonbury an 'interesting proposition' for The Rolling Stones

During the announcement of live shows in London and New York next month the band responded to questions about playing more live shows next year.

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Glastonbury 2013 registration re-opens

Glastonbury 2013 registration re-opens

Registration has re-opened for Glastonbury Festival 2013, ahead of next spring?s ticket resale.

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Glastonbury Festival 2013 tickets on sale now

Glastonbury Festival 2013 tickets on sale now

Follow our live updates as Glastonbury 2013 tickets go on sale today from 9am.

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Glastonbury Festival tickets sell out in record time

Glastonbury Festival tickets sell out in record time

Glastonbury Festival have announced tickets for 2013 have sold out in a record time.

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A guide to getting Glastonbury 2013 tickets

A guide to getting Glastonbury 2013 tickets

With Glastonbury Festival 2013 tickets set to go on sale at 9am this Sunday (7 October), we've produced a handy guide to give you the best chance of securing the passes you're after.

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Rumour mill: The Smiths for Glastonbury 2013?

Rumour mill: The Smiths for Glastonbury 2013?

Rumours have once again been circulating online that Mozzer and former members of revered indie legends The Smiths are about to reform with a platform at Glastonbury 2013 their first goal.

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The Stone Roses 'not playing' Glastonbury 2013

The Stone Roses 'not playing' Glastonbury 2013

Emily Eavis has revealed that The Stone Roses will not be playing Glastonbury 2013.

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Four days left to register for Glastonbury 2013 tickets

Four days left to register for Glastonbury 2013 tickets

Anyone not registered for Glastonbury 2013 tickets will need to do so before September 30th to guarantee their chance to purchase tickets when they go on sale on October 7th.

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Glastonbury 2013 ticket prices confirmed

Glastonbury 2013 ticket prices confirmed

Ticket prices for Glastonbury Festival 2013 have been confirmed.

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The Stone Roses "possible headliners" for Glastonbury 2013?

The Stone Roses "possible headliners" for Glastonbury 2013?

The Stone Roses are "possible headliners" for Glastonbury 2013, according to festival organiser Michael Eavis.

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Ticket deposit price set at 50 for Glastonbury 2013

Ticket deposit price set at 50 for Glastonbury 2013

It's been revealed that ticket deposit prices for next year's Glastonbury Festival will be 50 per person.

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Political campaigners 'under police surveillance' at Glastonbury

Political campaigners 'under police surveillance' at Glastonbury

New evidence has emerged that political campaigners were subject to Police surveillance while they were running stalls in the Green Fields at Glastonbury 2009.

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Rumour mill: Fleetwood Mac for Glastonbury 2013?

Rumour mill: Fleetwood Mac for Glastonbury 2013?

"It's the plan. Because that's what we do. Everybody is on board" is what Stevie Nicks said earlier this week when asked on US TV show This Morning (no Philip Schofield to be seen on this one) if Fleetwood Mac would be reuniting for a tour in 2013.

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The Stone Roses at Heaton Park review

The Stone Roses at Heaton Park review

9/10

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Glastonbury and Festival Republic split

Glastonbury and Festival Republic split

Festival Republic's partnership with Glastonbury Festival has ended, reports Music Week.

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Glastonbury 2013 tickets onsale date confirmed

Glastonbury 2013 tickets onsale date confirmed

The onsale date for Glastonbury 2013 has been confirmed, on the same day the festival would have opened its doors were it not taking a year off.

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The Rolling Stones deny Glastonbury 2013 plans

The Rolling Stones deny Glastonbury 2013 plans

The Rolling Stones have rubbished tabloid reports that they are to headline Glastonbury next June when the festival returns after a year off.

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Adele approached to headline Glastonbury 2013

Adele approached to headline Glastonbury 2013

Michael Eavis has revealed that Adele has been approached to headline Glastonbury 2013.

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Metallica: 'We'd love to play Glastonbury'

Metallica: 'We'd love to play Glastonbury'

Metallica's stickman Lars Ulrich revealed in an interview how he'd love to be invited to play Glastonbury Festival.

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Rumour Mill: The Stones, Paul McCartney for Glastonbury 2013?

Rumour Mill: The Stones, Paul McCartney for Glastonbury 2013?

Glastonbury boss Michael Eavis has suggested that the Rolling Stones and Paul McCartney could be headlining Glastonbury 2013.

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Green Events and Innovations Conference announced

Green Events and Innovations Conference announced

The second Green Events & Innovations Conference will take place at London's Southbank Centre on Friday 16 March.

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Wristband technology 'may tempt' Glastonbury

Wristband technology 'may tempt' Glastonbury

Michael Eavis has revealed he "may be tempted" to use microchipped wristbands when Glastonbury Festival returns in 2013.

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Glastonbury 2013 headliners 'confirmed'

Glastonbury 2013 headliners 'confirmed'

Speaking from the European Festival Awards last night (Jan 11), Michael Eavis said he had the three headline acts confirmed for Glastonbury 2013.

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Glastonbury 2013 warns over off-site accommodation

Glastonbury 2013 warns over off-site accommodation

Michael Eavis has warned festival-goers against booking off-site accommodation for Glastonbury Festival 2013.

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Arctic Monkeys want 'another shot' at Glastonbury

Arctic Monkeys want 'another shot' at Glastonbury

Alex Turner says has said he wants "another shot" at headlining Glastonbury - with the Arctic Monkeys frontman worried that the band didn't do themselves justice when they topped the bill in 2007.

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Wash n roll: Glastonbury to get washing machines?

Wash n roll: Glastonbury to get washing machines?

Glastonbury Festival 2013 might not have to wait until they get home to try and get out any tough mud stains as organisers have said that they are set to install washing machines.

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Florence eyes up Glastonbury Festival 2013 slot

Florence eyes up Glastonbury Festival 2013 slot

Lead singer of Florence And The Machine, Florence Welch, has her eyes on the band performing on the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury Festival 2013.

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Four out of ten don't know what tinnitus is, claims new study

Four out of ten don't know what tinnitus is, claims new study

A new survey by the charity Action on Hearing Loss has revealed that four out of ten people don't know what tinnitus is.

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Rumour Mill update: No Radiohead European Festival dates next year?

Rumour Mill update: No Radiohead European Festival dates next year?

Ok, most people are on tenterhooks right now waiting for a certain Mancunian quartet to make some big announcement, but don't let some interesting Ed O' Brien comments pass you by completely.

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Somerset man trying to start festival to fill Glastonbury gap

Somerset man trying to start festival to fill Glastonbury gap

A Somerset music promoter is trying to organise a festival in Mendip in 2012 to fill the hole left by Glastonbury Festival, which is taking a year off.

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Rumour Mill: Kasabian for Glastonbury in 2013?

Rumour Mill: Kasabian for Glastonbury in 2013?

A new tabloid interview reveals that Kasabian want to headline Glastonbury Festival before their career is over. Will 2013 be the year?

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VF readers say no to Queen reforming for Olympics

VF readers say no to Queen reforming for Olympics

After the latest rumour that Queen's remaining three members will reform with Paul Rogers for one show timed alongside the London Olympics, we asked Virtual Festivals readers their opinion.

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Rumour Mill: Radiohead to tour in 2012, festival dates on the cards?

Rumour Mill: Radiohead to tour in 2012, festival dates on the cards?

During a late night 12-inch trade off, under the amber glow of Gilles Peterson's whirring studio equipment, Thom Yorke nodded towards a Radiohead tour in 2012. Could festivals be on the (House Of) Cards too?

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Coldplay announce UK arena tour

Coldplay announce UK arena tour

English alternative rock band, Coldplay have announced their first UK tour in two years.

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IOW Festival boss: 'the festival market is saturated'

IOW Festival boss: 'the festival market is saturated'

The music festival market is saturated, a number of top UK festival bosses have argued.

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Green Man Festival 2011 tickets sell out

Green Man Festival 2011 tickets sell out

All of the Green Man Festival 2011 tickets have sold out, with fans eager to catch the likes of Fleet Foxes, Explosions In The Sky, Iron And Wine and more on the line up.

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Melvin Benn: 'Eavis is wrong, festivals are booming'

Melvin Benn: 'Eavis is wrong, festivals are booming'

Festival Republic boss Melvin Benn has insisted that Michael Eavis was "wrong" to say that festivals "are on the way out", launching a robust defence of the state of the industry.

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Radiohead for Glastonbury 2013 line-up?

Radiohead for Glastonbury 2013 line-up?

Radiohead have posted footage of their Glastonbury 2011 show and said they 'can't wait to do it again soon', promptly placing them on the Glastonbury 2013 rumours list.

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