Glastonbury Festival 2013 News
Mendip District Council have granted Glastonbury Festival a new 10-year licence.
After more than 620,000 votes from festival fans across the world, the finalists for the 2013 European Festival Awards have today been announced.
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.
We sent Kai Jones on a 24 hour trek through Glastonbury to discover the wild thrills and round-the-clock wonders of Glastonbury Festival.
Mercury Prize winners alt-J said a memorable hello to Glastonbury last night, as the four-piece played a secret set.
Norman Cook wants to 'praise you', the Glastonbury festival-goers, with six chances to catch him playing this weekend.
Sun and clear skies welcome Glastonbury festival-goers for the first day of the 2013 edition of the music and performing arts festival.
It appears former Oasis frontman, Liam Gallagher has backtracked on his previous comments and agreed to perform a set at Glastonbury Festival this year.
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.
Break out the sunscreen, it's looking like the mud won't be headlining Glastonbury this year.
Francesca Perry takes a look at the official phone application for Glastonbury Festival 2013.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The British Broadcasting Corporation and The Rolling Stones have agreed terms under which the band's headline Glastonbury Festival set can be broadcast.
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.
The truly alternative view on the weather systems working over Worthy Farm next week.
The latest 'medium-range' weather forecasts suggest an overcast but mostly dry week of weather for Glastonbury Festival 2013.
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.
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.
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.
Glastonbury Festival could be set for unsettled weather in 2013 with early Met Office forecasts suggesting typically British weather for the festival.
Iconic rockers The Rolling Stones look likely to ban the BBC from broadcasting their full Glastonbury Festival 2013 headline set this month.
The Child of Lov's Cole Williams has pulled out of a number of festivals, including Glastonbury and Bestival, this summer.
The line-up for more than 50 stages at Glastonbury Festival 2013 has been released today, and includes some very special additions.
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?
The Spirit of 71 Field at Glastonbury 2013 will see performances from Simian Mobile Disco, Robyn Hitchcock, Boys Noize and Howard Marks, amongst others.
Legendary soul singer and songwriter Bobby Womack has been newly confirmed to headline the West Holts Stage at Glastonbury Festival 2013.
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.
The Rolling Stones, Arctic Monkeys and Mumford & Sons are amongst dozens of bands announced today for the Glastonbury Festival 2013 line-up.
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.
The registration process for Glastonbury Festival tickets has re-opened giving everyone their final chance to get registered before April 20th.
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.
Kasabian have suggested that The Rolling Stones will headline Glastonbury Festival 2013 during an interview about their forthcoming Hard Rock Calling set.
Glastonbury Festival are, allegedly, in talks with purple funkster Prince to headline the 2013 edition of the festival in Somerset this June.
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.
Accepting two prizes at the NME Awards, Ronnie Wood gave the strongest hint yet that the Rolling Stones want to play Glastonbury 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.
Glastonbury have named their first dance acts for 2013 as US rapper Nas will headline the newly named Silver Hayes dance village.
Alt-J are the latest name to confirm themselves for the Glastonbury Festival 2013 line-up.
Arctic Monkeys are the latest act to be linked with the top festival spot, headlining Glastonbury Festival 2013.
New tabloid rumours put Rihanna in the frame to play the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury Festival 2013.
The BBC have announced plans to enable live-streaming from many of the stages at Glastonbury Festival this year.
A resale of Glastonbury tickets returned by people who don't pay their full balance by April 8th will happen on Sunday April 21st.
Mick Fleetwood of Fleetwood Mac has spoken of the moment the band turned down the chance to play Glastonbury Festival 2013.
Newly confirmed US tour dates for Fleetwood Mac have all but ruled out a long rumoured appearance from the band at 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.
Glastonbury Festival has confirmed official off-site camping facilities for the first time in its history.
The Rolling Stones have accidently leaked live dates at Coachella Festival in California next April through their mobile phone app.
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.
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.
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.
Registration has re-opened for Glastonbury Festival 2013, ahead of next spring?s ticket resale.
Follow our live updates as Glastonbury 2013 tickets go on sale today from 9am.
Glastonbury Festival have announced tickets for 2013 have sold out in a record time.
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.
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.
Emily Eavis has revealed that The Stone Roses will not be playing Glastonbury 2013.
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.
Ticket prices for Glastonbury Festival 2013 have been confirmed.
The Stone Roses are "possible headliners" for Glastonbury 2013, according to festival organiser Michael Eavis.
It's been revealed that ticket deposit prices for next year's Glastonbury Festival will be £50 per person.
New evidence has emerged that political campaigners were subject to Police surveillance while they were running stalls in the Green Fields at Glastonbury 2009.
"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.
Festival Republic's partnership with Glastonbury Festival has ended, reports Music Week.
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.
The Rolling Stones have rubbished tabloid reports that they are to headline Glastonbury next June when the festival returns after a year off.
Michael Eavis has revealed that Adele has been approached to headline Glastonbury 2013.
Metallica's stickman Lars Ulrich revealed in an interview how he'd love to be invited to play Glastonbury Festival.
Glastonbury boss Michael Eavis has suggested that the Rolling Stones and Paul McCartney could be headlining Glastonbury 2013.
The second Green Events & Innovations Conference will take place at London's Southbank Centre on Friday 16 March.
Michael Eavis has revealed he "may be tempted" to use microchipped wristbands when Glastonbury Festival returns in 2013.
Speaking from the European Festival Awards last night (Jan 11), Michael Eavis said he had the three headline acts confirmed for Glastonbury 2013.
Michael Eavis has warned festival-goers against booking off-site accommodation for Glastonbury Festival 2013.
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.
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.
Lead singer of Florence And The Machine, Florence Welch, has her eyes on the band performing on the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury Festival 2013.
A new survey by the charity Action on Hearing Loss has revealed that four out of ten people don't know what tinnitus is.
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.
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.
A new tabloid interview reveals that Kasabian want to headline Glastonbury Festival before their career is over. Will 2013 be the year?
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.
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?
English alternative rock band, Coldplay have announced their first UK tour in two years.
The music festival market is saturated, a number of top UK festival bosses have argued.
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.
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.
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.