Eavis Denies Glasto Headliner Leak
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09 August 2006
Michael Eavis has moved to quash yesterday's claims that The Killers and Bruce Springsteen are being lined up to headline
Glastonbury Festival next year - but Kylie is still looking on...
The NME claims that Glastonbury Festival organisers have lined up The Killers to headline Friday and Bruce Springsteen on the
However, Eavis has denied the report. He told BBC6 Music: "It couldn't
be further from the truth, we're not looking for either of those two bands for either of those two days, Kylie probably
for the Sunday headlining slot. Hopefully anyway if she feels well enough to do it, but the other two, totally up a tree on
The NME apparently told someone at BBC6 Music how they had uncovered next year's
headliners after doing some digging, however it seems they might be wide of the mark.
A statement from Glastonbury
Festivals said: "Contrary to what you may have read elsewhere today, the headliners for Glastonbury next
year have not been decided. Everyone involved in the Festival is looking forward to 2007 and the licence being granted later
this year but the line-up is a long way from being confirmed."
News of the headliners will be
officially announced after tickets go on sale on 1 April, 2007.