Roy Orbison could make an appearance at Glastonbury Festival 2019 – as a hologram.
Orbison passed away in 1988 after suffering a heart attack, but is set to tour the UK as a hologram starting in April.
His son admitted that taking the show to Glastonbury would be “the ultimate”.
“This show would be perfect for that audience,” he said.
“The technology is moving so fast. At first we were told we could only play theatres, so we could control the interplay of the light.
“But now the Orbison hologram can play an outdoor festival, even in daylight, and it will still look good.”
Glastonbury Festival takes a break in 2018 to allow the farm land to recover and returns on 26 – 30 June 2019.
So far there are no confirmed acts.
Official organisers have confirmed that Glastonbury Festival will next take place between 26th – 30th June 2019.
The event will take its traditional break in 2018 to allow the land to recover.
Currently there are no line-up rumours for the festival, but we will keep you bang up to date with anything that is announced right up until the festival starts!
Emily Eavis has revealed that bookings are already being made for Glastonbury Festival 2019.
Speaking recently, the daughter of original founder Michael Eavis said:
“My husband Nick, he does most of the booking now, but me and my dad will still wade in with strong feelings about someone or another, but most of the time Nick will get a lot of the bookings done.
“There is a lot of juggling to do, because there are hundreds of stages, thousands of acts, so you have to watch for all the clashes, and you have to kind of get the balance right.
“We do it all year, even now we are booking for 2019, so we’ve had some agents on the phone this week, and in fact even before this year’s festival, they were asking to book some of the bigger slots for the next festival.
Glastonbury takes its traditional fallow year next year to allow the land at Worthy Farm to recover. It will return in full force in the summer of 2019.
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Glastonbury Festival has been blasted for exploiting hundreds of European workers after promising them rubbish collection work, before laying them off early without pay.
The 700 Europeans were promised two weeks rubbish collection work, but due to the good weather and efforts from Charities, many have been told there is nothing left to do after only two days.
Those that missed out on tickets to this year’s Glastonbury Festival might be disappointed to learn that there is no festival in 2018.
Every four years Glastonbury takes a break to let the fields recover across the farm, and this ‘fallow year’ lands on 2018 this time around.
“We can confirm that we will be taking our next fallow year in 2018, in order to give the farm, the village and the festival team the traditional year off.
“There are no plans to hold an event at another location in 2018,” organisers confirmed in September last year.
Glastonbury Festival will next take place in 2019 where you can expect even bigger and better things, with acts from all across the World appearing.
Emily Eavis has revealed that there is a ‘really big secret’ about Glastonbury Festival that she has kept under wraps.
The headline acts have already been confirmed as Radiohead, Foo Fighters and Ed Sheeran along with a host of other artists.
But the daughter of founder Michael Eavis says there are still things that haven’t been announced.
“We’ve managed to keep some big secrets recently and there’s a couple more this year that haven’t gone out yet as well, ” she told BBC Newsbeat.
“There’s a really big one. I haven’t even hinted or told anyone it’s coming and we’ve managed to keep it completely quiet for the first time ever.”
Speculation suggests it could either be a big addition to the line-up or the annoucement of a new area at the festival.
This year Glastonbury Festival takes place between 21st – 25th June 2017.
Stay tuned for all the latest unofficial updates!
Legendary DJ, Fatboy Slim says that Glastonbury Festival is becoming “more middle class,” and “less dangerous” as time goes on.
Speaking to NME, The DJ, who has had number one hits with three different acts, said, “It’s better organised every year and less chaotic, it’s more middle class, it’s less dangerous.
Organisers of Glastonbury Festival 2017 have confirmed the line-up for Shangri-la.
This year the area comes with a change of theme from the traditional heaven and hell, instead taking on the theme ‘recycle, re-use, resist’.
You can see the acts that have been confirmed on the official poster below.
The official website has given fans a taste of what to expect in their description:
“Giant Towers of Trash now dominate the Shangri-La skyline. Structures have formed from the scrap, dwellings made of detritus, art from the embers.
“A GAS TOWER looms over the site – harnessing the creative energy around it. A symbol of a bygone industrial era, it has reformed here, at the epicentre of the Digital Revolution. 360 degrees of awe-inspiring audio visual action.
A host of other bands and musicians have already been confirmed for the 2017 bash including Radiohead, Foo Fighters and Ed Sheeran as headliners on the famous Pyramid Stage. Check out the rest on our Glastonbury line-up page.
Glastonbury Festival 2017 organisers have confirmed the line-up for this year’s Silver Hayes area.
“We’re very pleased to reveal the incredible Silver Hayes line-up for Glastonbury 2017. As always, the area’s bill features a host of big name dance DJs and acts, from the worlds of techno, electronic underground, grime, hip hop, global beats and much, much more,” the official website posted.
Acts such as Addison Groove, DJ Class, DAM, Brass Rave Unit and many more will appear over the festival weekend. The official poster shows the rest of the acts below:
The area will feature six different stages on which acts will perform including Sonic, Wow, Gully, The Blues, Pussy Parlure and BBC Introducing.
This year Glastonbury Festival takes place between 21st – 25th June 2017. The headline acts have been officially confirmed as Radiohead, Foo Fighters and Ed Sheeran.
Glastonbury Festival 2017 organisers have confirmed the line-up for the Field of Avalon stage.
Busted, Birdy, The Eskies, Jesca Hoop and Lissie are amongst the acts that have been confirmed.