Hot Chip confirmed for Glastonbury
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11 February 2008
Hot Chip are one of the latest names to self-confirm for this year's Glastonbury Festival which takes place at Worthy Farm,
Pilton, near Glastonbury, Somerset 27-29 June.
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
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.
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.