Blur to headline Glastonbury Festival
United Kingdom | 02 March 2009
Blur are set to headline this year's Glastonbury Festival, organisers have confirmed.
As previously reported, the reformed Britpop group are set to headline this year's festival alongside Bruce Springsteen.
It will be the first time Damon Albarn and Co have played the event since 1998.
Speaking about their confirmation, organiser Emily Eavis said:"We're absolutely over the moon to have them back."
Neil Young widely rumoured to be the third headliner, but nothing has been officially confirmed.
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Glastonbury Festival 2009 will take place at Worthy Farm, Pilton in Somerset from 24-28 June.
Tickets for the event have sold out but there will be a limited number of returned tickets on sale from 5 April, but those wishing to buy returns must register by 31 March.
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The festival won the Best UK Major Award at last year's 2008 UK Festival Awards.