Category Archives: Official Announcements

Glastobury release charity vinyl through Oxfam

Glastonbury Festival has teamed up with Oxfam to release a charity vinyl. The vinyl contains music from the 2016 event which saw Muse, Adele and Coldplay take the headline slots on the Pyramid Stage. Artists such as Foals, Editors, Sigur … Continue reading

Glastonbury confirm 2017 Emerging Talent Finalists

Glastonbury have officially confirmed the finalists for the 2017 Emerging Talent Competition. The acts are: Flohio, Josh Barry, Lilith Ai, Lucas & King, Silences, Tyni, WOWH and Young Yizzy.

BBC extend Glastonbury Festival broadcasting partnership to 2022

The BBC has penned a new broadcasting partnership with Glastonbury Festival, extending its coverage of the annual event until at least 2022. “We have worked closely with a fantastic team at the BBC since 1997, it has become an integral part … Continue reading

Glastonbury to stay at Worthy Farm for another 17 years

Emily Eavis has confirmed that Glastonbury Festival will remain at Worthy Farm for at least another 17 years. The farm in Pilton has been the spiritual home of the festival since it was founded back in September 1970.

Glastonbury wins ‘Best Festival’ at NME awards

Glastonbury has won ‘Best Festival’ at the NME awards for the fourth year in a row. The win, which was handed to Michael and Emily Eavis last night in London takes the total tally up to 14.

Glastonbury to change name in 2019

Glastonbury Festival is expected to go under a new name when it moves to its temporary location in 2019. The planned move is to help the land at Glastonbury recover. “The Glastonbury Festival team presents The Variety Bazaar,” founder Michael … Continue reading

Muse set so loud it smashed local council limit

It has been revealed that Muse’s headline set at Glastonbury Festival 2016 was so loud that it broke local council limits and caused dozens of complaints. The British Rocker’s performance was recorded at 3db over the 65db limit outside of the … Continue reading

Lowest ever crime rate reported at Glastonbury 2016

Mendip District Council has praised Glastonbury Festival organisers after their annual report showed the lowest ever crime levels at the event. The report which is gathered each year showed the lowest crime figures ever recorded at Glastonbury with a total … Continue reading

Eavis plans relocation for Glastonbury Festival 2019

Michael Eavis has revealed plans to move Glastonbury Festival 100 miles down the road in order to help protect Worthy Farm. The move is could happen as often as every 5 years and will help the farm land to recover. The … Continue reading

Glastonbury could be homeless in 2019

Embed from Getty Images Glastonbury could be without a home for its 2019 festival after a planned move looks off. A relocation to nearby Longleat Estate was being arranged after Michael Eavis said it was getting “very very difficult” to keep it at … Continue reading