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Charli XCX is said to be set for playing Glastonbury 2020

Charli XCX is said to be set for playing Glastonbury 2020

The pop star is said to be locked in for headlining Glastonbury’s John Peel Stage this June

Charli XCX appears to be set for playing Glastonbury‘s 50th anniversary later the summer.

According to a post from highly regarded Glasto source and all-around festival’s champion eFestivals forums earlier today (March 1), the two-time Grammy Award nominee will be headlining Glastonbury’s John Peel Stage later this year at the Festival’s 50th anniversary in June – Stating: “Charli XCX will be headlining the John Peel one night.”

eFestivals forums

Charli XCX – real name Charlotte Emma Aitchison – is set to play Findland’s Provinssi Festival on June 25, which is the Thursday of Glastonbury Festival and is one day before all the major stages kick off on the Friday (June 26) at Worthy Farm.


Charli last played Glastonbury in 2017 (Other Stage), and if indeed officially confirmed for playing the John Peel Stage at the 2020 instalment of Glasto, it will be her second time playing the JP tent – the prior being back in 2015.

Meanwhile, Lana Del Rey was the 4th act to be officially confirmed for playing Glastonbury later this summer and joins Taylor Swift who was the second headliner and third artist to be announced for the 2020 edition of the Festival – after Paul McCartney, and Diana Ross who was officially confirmed earlier last year as Glastonbury’s 50-anniversary ‘Legends’ slot performer.

Also confirmed for the bill are Wolf Alice who were announced as playing Glastonbury’s big 5-0 by non-other than Glasto founder, Michael Eavis himself.

Mike Skinner, Carl CoxFun Lovin’ Criminals,  Crowded HouseClairo Burna Boy and most recently Jesse Malin are the latest big-scale artists to self-confirm for the Festival’s 2020 bill thus far.

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 this year, and in addition to being able to volunteer or enter the various competitions – 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 on April 19.

Glastonbury 2020 will take place at Worthy Farm, Pilton, Somerset – from Wednesday 24th to Sunday 28th June.

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