Hot Chip confirmed for Glastonbury

United Kingdom United Kingdom | | 11 February 2008

The Guardian revealed that the art-poppers are set to return to the festival on the back of their latest release 'Made In The Dark'. It will be the second time the London five-piece have played at Worthy Farm after their debut appearance in 2007.

The newspaper also revealed that CSS will perform at Pilton this summer. The newspaper confirmed: "Brazilian band CSS […] will be headlining the festival's Park stage."

Emily Eavis will be curating the Park Stage again after the success of the new area last year, which saw performances from Kate Nash, The Aliens and Africa Express.

Rock Against Racism have also announced a special night’s entertainment at the Left-Field Stage on the Saturday (28) to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the RAR Carnival which took place at Victoria Park, London in 1978.

Speaking to BBC 6Music, Left Field director, Geoff Martin, spoke about the night. He said: "[There are some] special acts going to be announced."

Kings Of Leon, Jay-Z and The Verve are confirmed to headline this year’s festival with Neil Diamond, Lenord Cohen, Duffy and Jimmy Cliff performing over the weekend too.


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