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.
Block 9 area’s line-up has been confirmed for Glastonbury Festival 2017.
The Dance orientated area marks its 10 year anniversary this year and again will provide revellers with the best in Dance and Electronic music from all over the World.
Organisers have described the area as, “a supercharged 10th anniversary special not to be missed in the Festival’s south east corner”.
Check out the line-up in the image below:
For more information on the full Glastonbury Festival 2017 line-up, visit our page here.
This year Glastonbury takes place at Worthy Farm between 21st and 25th June 2017.
A competition to win tickets to Glastonbury Festival 2017 has been launched by the Charity Oxfam.
To enter all you have to do is text ‘OXFAM’ to 60046 to give you a chance of winning 1 of 5 pairs of tickets.
Entry costs £5 with at least £3.50 of that going to the charity. The rest is used to cover network costs.
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.
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 Ros and Madness all feature on the special edition release which will be available from 22nd April 2017, which is Record Store Day.