The announcement that music fans up and down the country have been waiting for has finally arrived as Glastonbury organisers have unveiled the full line-up of acts due to play at this year’s event which marks the festival’s 40th anniversary.
Usually the full official Glastonbury line-up isn’t revealed until the festival begins, however in a break from tradition, event organiser Michael Eavis as decided to reveal-all early on.
U2 and Stevie Wonder are two of the biggest names on the bill. Securing the Irish rockers for the Somerset festival has been a major coup for Eavis who says he’s been trying to book then band for over 20 years. Also scheduled to play are Muse, Scissor Sisters, Snoop Dogg and the Pet Shop Boys to name just a few.
A total of some 350 acts across a wide spectrum of musical genres have been booked to appear at the festival which will run between June 23rd – 27th. The last of the tickets were all sold on Sunday as part of a ticket re-sale. Music fans have snapped up all available tickets for this year’s 40th anniversary festival making the event a total sell-out.
Other top name artists who will appear at the world-famous festival this year includes Norah Jones, Florence and the Machine, Hot Chip, Flaming Lips, former Guns ‘N Roses star Slash, Paloma Faith and Faithless, Dizzee Rascal, Lightning Seeds and Reef.
The full line-up along with a run-down of which stage each act will appear on and what time is available on the Glastonbury website.