Barry Manilow reveals he’s never been asked to play Glastonbury Festival

Barry Manilow has revealed that he has never been asked to perform at Glastonbury Festival in a recent interview with Forbes.

The pop star, born in New York, is best known for his hit ‘Mandy’ and has had a career spanning more than 50 years.

However, speaking recently about Glastonbury he admitted that ‘it had never come up’ and added that he is unlikely to perform now because the idea ‘terrifies’ him.

“It’s never come up  but those big rock and roll festivals would terrify me. I don’t think anybody would come (to see me). I’m not a rock and roll artist and that’s what those kinds of huge festivals have, they have loud bands and that’s not me. No-one’s offered that to me,” he said.

The singer-songwriter is still performing and has 5 US dates booked in May including the Allstate Arena – Chicago on the 17th.

This year Glastonbury Festival 2017 is headlined by Radiohead, Foo Fighters and Ed Sheeran with a host of other acts also confirmed for the bill.

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