The Glastonbury organiser has revealed the two remaining headliners have never played the Festival before and confirmed one is male while the other is female – Also, a pre-Christmas announcement is on the cards…
In addition to sharing two major clues regarding the remaining headliners which have yet to be announced for Glastonbury 2020, Emily Eavis has also said the next artist announcement for the 50th-anniversary of the Festival in 2020 could be made before Christmas.
Following an interview earlier in the month with Glastonbury founder and Emily’s father, Michael Eavis where he revealed that one of the two yet to be announced headliners for
Speaking to Zoe Ball on BBC Radio 2 earlier today (November 25), Eavis said “Interestingly, for the other two headliners it’s their first time at Glastonbury and we’ve got one male and one female — so there are a couple of clues there”.
This morning @emilyeavis chatted to @ZoeTheBall about her favourite memories of the festival & the moments from the last 50 years that changed music history forever (+ we could get more headliner news before Christmas – WHO’S EXCITED?!) #Glastonbury50 pic.twitter.com/t8ZjgstvbM
— Alex (@alexxlayt) November 25, 2019
In the same interview, Emily also hinted that the identity of one of the new headliners could be revealed “this side of Christmas”, adding “most of it will be [announced at] the beginning of 2020. Everyone needs their moment”.
When asked about Fleetwood Mac – She mentioned that the Festival has tried to book the band but has yet to be successful in doing so, adding: “hopefully one day it will happen.”
You can listen to the full interview on BBC Sounds – Emily is on from 02:07:14
Meanwhile, Paul McCartney was the first headliner to be announced for the 2020 edition of the Festival and joins Diana Ross who was officially confirmed earlier this year as Glastonbury’s 50-anniversary ‘Legends’ slot performer – while Mike Skinner and Carl Cox are the two latest big-scale artists to self-confirm for the Festival’s 2020 bill.
Despite the fact that the full line-up for Glastonbury 2020 has yet to be released – all tickets for the Festival’s 50th anniversary have now sold out, with General Admission tickets selling out in 33 minutes, following Coach + Ticket Packages which sold out in just 27 minutes.
There are still ways to go to Glastonbury next year, and in addition to being able to volunteer – there will also be a resale of any cancelled tickets in the spring, with coach + ticket packages going up for resale on April 16 – followed by a general admission tickets resale (which don’t include travel) on April 19.
Glastonbury 2020 will take place at Worthy Farm, Pilton, Somerset – from Wednesday 24th to Sunday 28th June.