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Glastonbury: When is it, who’s on the lineup and may you get tickets?theinsiderinsight

Glastonbury, the world’s most well-known music competition, returns this week and can see hundreds of followers flocking to Worthy Farm in Somerset.

Co-organiser Emily Eavis and her staff are making ready to welcome revellers to the location and play host to a number of the largest artists throughout pop, rock, indie, R&B, rap, punk and soul.

Right here’s every thing it’s worthwhile to know forward of the massive weekend.

The gates to Glastonbury Pageant 2024 will open at round 8am Wednesday 26 June, with the occasion operating till Sunday 30 June. Nearly all of the dwell music performances happen between 29-30 June, with a lot of them additionally proven on TV.

A phrase of warning: there isn’t any leisure or amenities within the Glastonbury automotive parks, and friends are anticipated to stay of their vehicles till the competition gates open. Automobile parks might be open from 9pm on Tuesday 25 June, permitting festival-goers to keep away from the worst of the visitors and arrive by means of the night time.

Dua Lipa is headlining the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury 2024
Dua Lipa is headlining the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury 2024 (Getty Photos)

After months of hypothesis and rumours that a number of bookings had fallen by means of, this 12 months’s competition might be headlined by Dua Lipa, Coldplay and SZA, whereas country-pop famous person Shania Twain will tackle the Legends Slot.

It was rumoured that Madonna was a powerful contender to headline, as Eavis has beforehand expressed her need to have the pop icon play the Pyramid Stage. Nevertheless, The Unbiased understands that negotiations collapsed as a result of varied necessities from the “Hung Up” star’s staff, together with the estimated value of placing on a present that will match her 2024 Celebration tour.

Different rumoured artists within the operating had been Stevie Nicks, Cher and Stevie Surprise.

Different artists on the lineup embrace Avril Lavigne, Cyndi Lauper, Little Simz, Seventeen, Idles, The Final Dinner Social gathering, Camila Cabello, Burna Boy, London Grammar, PJ Harvey, Janelle Monae, Fats White Household, Sugababes, Fatboy Slim, Michael Kiwanuka, Bloc Social gathering, Two Door Cinema Membership, Jessie Ware and Paloma Religion.

A reveller sings along as Lewis Capaldi performs on the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury 2023
A reveller sings alongside as Lewis Capaldi performs on the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury 2023 (Getty Photos)

The Glastonbury resale befell in April and, as a result of sometimes excessive demand, bought out in simply 22 minutes. The price of stepping into the 2024 competition was £360 per particular person together with the reserving price, up from £340 final 12 months.

Eavis justified the hike final 12 months in an announcement that stated: “We’ve tried very arduous to minimise the rise in value on the ticket however we’re going through huge rises within the prices of operating this huge present, whereas nonetheless recovering from the massive monetary influence of two years with no competition due to Covid.”

Moreover the final resale, one other nice option to get into Glastonbury is by volunteering. Registration to volunteer for charities WaterAid and Oxfam has closed, however areas do sometimes grow to be obtainable if individuals drop out.

Greenpeace additionally affords free entry to the competition and three meals a day to volunteers. In return, you’re anticipated to work a minimal of 5 eight-hour shifts through the competition between 25 June and 1 July. Nevertheless, purposes for 2024 are actually additionally closed.

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