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Adele Will Headline Glastonbury Festival 2016

Just a couple of weeks after Glastonbury Festival organizer Emily Eavis dropped some big hints to i-D, Adele has become the final headliner announced for this year's…
Anna Gaca / March 18, 2016

Coldplay Will Headline Glastonbury for a Record Fourth Time

Super Bowl Halftime Show stars and perennial Brit-pop experts Coldplay scored a coup this morning when they were announced as the first headlining band for the 2016 edition of Glastonbury, confirming…
Anna Gaca / February 16, 2016

Noel Gallagher Says He Liked the First 30 Minutes of Kanye West’s Glastonbury Set, Then Got Bored

Noel Gallagher is famously not a huge fan of hip-hop acts performing at Glastonbury. In 2008 the former Oasis member criticized Jay Z's headlining slot,…
James Grebey / July 6, 2015

Lily Allen Burns a ‘F—k Off Kanye’ Flag Off-Stage at Glastonbury

Lily Allen has admitted to burning an anti-Kanye West flag at Glastonbury Festival, NME reports. The singer was reportedly at the fest (but didn't perform), where…
Rachel Brodsky / July 1, 2015

Patti Smith Got the Glastonbury Crowd to Sing ‘Happy Birthday’ to the Dalai Lama

The term "special guest" gets thrown around a lot at concerts these days, but Patti Smith brought out a truly special guest at the Glastonbury…
James Grebey / June 28, 2015

Kanye West Covered Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ at Glastonbury

Kanye West's controversial Glastonbury performance was, thankfully, not canceled despite a massive petition urging organizers to do just, and 'Ye put on quite the show…
James Grebey / June 28, 2015

Comedian Crashes Kanye West’s Glastonbury Performance

Update: The crasher was comedian Lee Nelson, who maybe wasn't so much of a fan.  Some people were saying Kanye shouldn't headline Glastonbury so I thought…
James Grebey / June 27, 2015

The Libertines Perform a Rare Cut and New Song at Surprise Glastonbury Show

When the Foo Fighters had to pull out of Glastonbury after Dave Grohl broke his leg, it caused a ripple effect in the lineup. Florence…
James Grebey / June 27, 2015

Watch Florence + the Machine Cover the Foo Fighters at Glastonbury

While fans of the Foo Fighters were no doubt disappointed that the group had to cancel their Glastonbury set after Dave Grohl fell off…
James Grebey / June 27, 2015

Foo Fighters Have Canceled All Remaining European Tour Dates

UPDATE: Foo Fighters have now cancelled all of their remaining European tour dates, including their Glastonbury stop. A press release says that "after undergoing surgery …
Colin Joyce / June 16, 2015

Dave Grohl Says Kanye West Could ‘Have 100K People Bottle Him on [Glastonbury] Stage’

Remember a couple of months ago, when a group of 60,000 angry Glastonbury fans petitioned to have Kanye West removed as the U.K. festival's headliner? Those…
Brennan Carley / June 12, 2015

Glastonbury Organizer Receives Death Threats Over Kanye West Booking

Glastonbury fans have had a contentious history with the rap acts that play the festival, but some seem especially unhappy about this year's headliner Kanye…
Colin Joyce / May 29, 2015

Selfie Sticks Allowed at Glastonbury Festival (We Know You Were Worried)

The Coachella and Lollapalooza festival organizers don't seem like the types to buy Kim Kardashian's new book of selfies, seeing as both events banned the use…
James Grebey / May 15, 2015

Almost 60,000 People Sign Petition Asking Glastonbury to Cancel Kanye West Performance

Kanye West is going to headline Saturday night at England's prestigious Glastonbury Festival this summer, prompting nearly 60,000 presumed rock-enthusiasts to sign a petition asking organizers to…
James Grebey / March 19, 2015

Lily Allen Reflects on a Life Spent at Glastonbury in New Video

"I've been to Glastonbury pretty much every year since I was born," Lily Allen says at the beginning of her new video, holding up a…
Elissa Stolman / July 24, 2014

Glastonbury Attendee Dies After Reported Ketamine Dose

After yesterday's news that a 26-year-old Glastonbury attendee was fighting for his life after allegedly having a negative reaction to ketamine, NME reports that he…
Dan Reilly / June 27, 2014

Glastonbury Man in ‘Life-Threatening Condition’ After Taking Ketamine

Following two deaths at Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas last weekend, and the news that Avicii's Wednesday Boston concert left 36 fans hospitalized, we've…
Colin Stutz / June 26, 2014

Glastonbury Adds Jack White, Skrillex, Pixies, Robert Plant to 2014 Lineup

Jack White, Skrillex, Pixies, Robert Plant, M.I.A., and Danny Brown have all been booked for this year's Glastonbury Festival, organizers announced today (April 3). They…
Marc Hogan / April 4, 2014

Let It Birth: Woman Has Glastonbaby After Rolling Stones’ Record-Breaking Set

Get yer wah-wahs out, ladies and ... well, ladies. An attendee of England's iconic Glastonbury Festival gave birth in the wee hours of Sunday (June…
Chris Martins / July 2, 2013

Mumford & Friends: Vampire Weekend ‘Help’ After Rolling Stones’ Glastonbury Success

When you're closing out a massive festival after a set by the Rolling Stones, you need a big, crowd-pleasing gesture.Mumford & Sons, wrapping up Glastonbury…
Marc Hogan / July 1, 2013
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