The Rolling Stones for Glastonbury Festival 2011?
Rumours rife as third headliner gets booked
Daniel Fahey - 28 January 2011
Fans noticed that the illustration that been posted on community site Pilton.com
and took to Twitter to post the news, which obviously ignited the gossip.
“Rolling stones at glasto?” tweeted Barratt1197, “seems to b hotting up!surely it can't happen?!can it..Facebook msgs today?pilton.com logo?3rd headliner buked 2day?”
Running with the rumour, Ben_Wood88 tweeted: “Listening to The Rolling Stones and praying that it's them who will be one of the big 3 headliners at Glastonbury this year”.
Late last year, Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood said that he’d love to play Glastonbury.
Glastonbury Festival 2011 will take place at Worthy Farm, Somerset from 22-26 June.
U2 and Coldplay are strongly rumoured to be headlining the Friday (24) and Sunday (26) nights respectively, but there have been question marks over who will bring the Pyramid Stage to a close on the Saturday (25).
Organiser Emily Eavis took to Twitter herself to confirm that the third headliner had now been booked but speaking to NME, she said that the rumours of Prince, Coldplay and U2 weren’t 100% accurate.
“I can't say how many you'd get right, not yet,” she told the magazine, “But no, unfortunately you're not right.”
Beyonce and Rihanna are also among the acts rumoured to be performing.
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Glastonbury Festival tickets are currently sold out with re-sale tickets expected to go on sale in the spring.