There’s strong speculation of an imminent Glastonbury Festival revelation
Whispers of a possible Glastonbury Festival announcement have been circling the web this morning (March 12), after BBC Radio 2 presenter Zoe Ball and eFestivals website founder, Neil Greenway, both suggested the possibility of an imminent line-up announcement of sorts that could be revealed at some point today (Thursday, March 12).
Just before 9am, Ball said on the Breakfast Show: “Vampire weekend and happy memories of last spring/summer and Glastonbury Festival rumours are… maybe… who’s playing Glastonbury festival might come out today, possibly, who knows? Fingers crossed.”
Additionally, Greenway shared more info on the eFestivals forums, saying: “So I’ve heard there’s a bands announcement today – what I was told suggests the big poster (but it might not be) – and that info should be good. I’m pretty confident in it, but it doesn’t have a time for it.”
He later added that he does expect the info to be good, while also saying: “Actually, what I heard is pretty definite that there’s a Glasto announcement today. I can’t guarantee it’s about bands but everything about it looks like it is.” – and that he does do expect the info to be good.
Glastonbury organisers had recently confirmed they’re continuing to “plan and prepare for the event, whilst at the same time closely monitoring developments with the coronavirus situation.” – despite other gatherings being cancelled due to the outbreak.
You can listen to Zoe Ball mention the Glasto rumour for yourselves over at BBC Sounds (available for the next 29 days), at around the 1:47:53 time-mark.
Meanwhile, Lana Del Rey was the latest act to be officially confirmed for playing Glastonbury this summer and joins Taylor Swift who was the second headliner 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 Cox, Fun Lovin’ Criminals, Crowded House, Clairo, Burna Boy, Jesse Malin, and recently Tanita Tikaram are some of the latest artists to self-confirm for the Festival’s 2020 bill thus far – with Pet Shop Boys, Kelis, Charli XCX, Manic Street Preachers and Orbital being some of the latest act to be strongly rumoured for a possible performance.
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.