Glastonbury Festival 2013

  • Foreign Correspondent: Glastonbury Festival 2013 – Part 2
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    Foreign Correspondent: Glastonbury Festival 2013 – Part 2

    You can find part 1 here… The sun rose on a glorious Saturday and the skies cleared for what was to be the most picturesque day of the festival. Indie rockers The 1975 opened the day’s proceedings, with their indie-pop vibes being the soundtrack to the morning on The Other Stage. Evidently amazed with the

  • Foreign Correspondent: Glastonbury Festival 2013 – Part 1
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    Foreign Correspondent: Glastonbury Festival 2013 – Part 1

    Since its inception in the summer of 1970, Glastonbury has grown to be world-famous for its unbelievable lineups, unique artistic vision and unparalleled euphoric feel. As the beginning of the European summer began to set in, this unique brand of festival was once again imprinted on the small British town of Pilton. As the gates

  • Woman Gives Birth Following Rolling Stones Glastonbury Performance
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    Woman Gives Birth Following Rolling Stones Glastonbury Performance

    A pregnant woman has given birth to her baby at Glastonbury Festival after witnessing The Rolling Stones headlining set last Saturday night, taking ‘inducing labour’ off the very small list of Things Mick Jagger Can’t Do. According to The Independent, 33-year-old Heidi Wesson wasn’t due to give birth for another 2 weeks, but nobody told

  • What We Missed At Glastonbury Festival 2013
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    What We Missed At Glastonbury Festival 2013

    Once again, the iconic Glastonbury Festival has come and gone. As Australians, it’s now our unfortunate duty to sit back, and look on as all those in attendance revel in their experiences and go on and on about how we totally should have been there. Well, we’ve put together a list of some of the

  • Baby Spotted Crowd Surfing At Glastonbury 2013
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    Baby Spotted Crowd Surfing At Glastonbury 2013

    Had it been a scene from Look Who’s Talking it may have been the pinnacle of western comedy but, unfortunately, this is the RL and seeing your baby off for a crowd surf is most likely considered the pinnacle of creative child abuse. A small, small human being has been snapped cruising high atop the

  • Alt-J And Django Django Secret Performances Kick Off Glastonbury 2013
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    Alt-J And Django Django Secret Performances Kick Off Glastonbury 2013

    While we slept, the great Glastonbury 2013 festival kicked off and, much to the delight of fans, organisers still had a few tricks up their sleeves – help break in the William’s Green Stage were UK indie darlings Alt-J and Django Django who performed secret sets that didn’t stay a secret for long. This was

  • Odds On Daft Punk And Beady Eye To Play Secret Glastonbury Sets
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    Odds On Daft Punk And Beady Eye To Play Secret Glastonbury Sets

    Bookies have ruled that Daft Punk are the favourites to play a secret show at Glastonbury this week, but Beady Eye are also looking likely, with similarly high odds and a mysterious tweet from Liam Gallagher adding fuel to the rumour fire. According to bookies William Hill, the French electronic duo are at 6/4 to

  • Glastonbury 2013 To Screen On TV In Australia
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    Glastonbury 2013 To Screen On TV In Australia

    Other than maybe The Bill, there doesn’t tend to be much happening over at Foxtel’s UKTV but that’s all going to change for one weekend this month. The channel will be televising the great Glastonbury Festival all across Australia. So for whatever reason you couldn’t make it on the day, it’s all good. The program

  • Mick Taylor Wants To Rejoin The Rolling Stones For Glastonbury
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    Mick Taylor Wants To Rejoin The Rolling Stones For Glastonbury

    Following the confirmation of The Rolling Stones headlining Glastonbury 2013, former guitarist Mick Taylor has expressed his interest in joining them for onstage at the festival for a reunion of sorts. According to The Sun, Taylor hopes Mick Jagger and Keith Richards will ask him to continue to guest for the band, as he did

  • Glastonbury 2013 Full Line-up Announced – Rolling Stones To Headline
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    Glastonbury 2013 Full Line-up Announced – Rolling Stones To Headline

    Good god almighty! Glastonbury has announced its full line-up for 2013 and, as foretold by Serge Pizzorno of Kasabian, The Rolling Stones are indeed one of the headliners at this year’s festival. Of course even a name as big as The Rolling Stones can get lost in the sea of quality acts on the bill.

  • The Rolling Stones Confirmed For Glastonbury By Kasabian
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    The Rolling Stones Confirmed For Glastonbury By Kasabian

    The Rolling Stones have been confirmed to headline this year’s Glastonbury Festival by fellow English rockers Kasabian. While speaking with MTV, Serge Pizzorno let the news slip while speaking about Kasabian’s upcoming set at competing festival Hard Rock Calling. “I hope ours is the most talked-about performance of the weekend, but that would be a

  • Rihanna Rumoured To Headline Glastonbury
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    Rihanna Rumoured To Headline Glastonbury

    The Glastonbury headliner rumours are flying thick and fast today – with news that the Only Girl in the World could be strutting her stuff on the Pyramid Stage at the end of June. UK tabloid The Daily Star reports that Rihanna is being lined up to headline the final night of the infamous festival,

  • BBC To Live Stream Glastonbury 2013, Offers Stage Selection
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    BBC To Live Stream Glastonbury 2013, Offers Stage Selection

    For the first time in the event’s extensive history, Glastonbury 2013 organisers have announced that the entire event will be live streamed via the BBC, who will be sending the festive shenanigans directly to desktop, mobiles, tablets and connected TVs the world over and offering viewers the option to select which stage they wish to

  • Morrissey Hospitalised With Bleeding Ulcer
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    Morrissey Hospitalised With Bleeding Ulcer

    Morrissey has been hospitalised in Royal Oak, Michigan, after being diagnosed with a bleeding ulcer. As reported by Consequence Of Sound, Morrissey was hospitalised over the weekend with what was first thought to be a kidney infection. Although Morrissey is expected to make a full recovery, six dates on his current US tour have been

  • Glastonbury Announces First Act For 2013: Rokia Traore
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    Glastonbury Announces First Act For 2013: Rokia Traore

    Malian singer Rokia Traore is the first act confirmed for this year’s edition of the world’s most famous music festival – Glastonbury. An announcement on the UK festival’s official website said Traore would be one of several musicians from Mali performing at the festival. Organisers said an artist from the country will open the festival’s

  • Muse Announce European Dates June 2013, Leave Room For Glastonbury
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    Muse Announce European Dates June 2013, Leave Room For Glastonbury

    Could Muse be returning to slay the Pyramid Stage as one of the headliners for Glastonbury 2013? Given their latest announcement of European shows in June/July 2013, they may just pay Worthy Farm a visit. NME reports that the band announced a handful of stadium dates in Belgium, France and Italy last night. Interestingly, there’s

  • Glastonbury 2013’s Shangri La Theme: ‘One Man’s Heaven Is Another Man’s Hell’
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    Glastonbury 2013’s Shangri La Theme: ‘One Man’s Heaven Is Another Man’s Hell’

    Glastonbury organisers have revealed the theme of the festival’s infamous Shangri La area for 2013: ‘One Man’s Heaven is Another Man’s Hell”. Stereoboard believes that it will be the first instalment of a planned ‘Afterlife’ series of themes for the after-hours festival area.  It follows on from their 2011 theme ‘End of the World/Virus’, which

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