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

Glastonbury, the world’s most well-known music pageant, returns this month and can see 1000’s of followers flocking to Worthy Farm in Somerset.

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

Right here’s every thing that you must know forward of the massive weekend.

The gates to Glastonbury Pageant 2024 will open at round 8am Wednesday 26 June, with the occasion working 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 is no such thing as a leisure or services within the Glastonbury automotive parks, and friends are anticipated to stay of their automobiles till the pageant gates open. Automotive 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 evening.

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

After months of hypothesis and rumours that a number of bookings had fallen by means of, this yr’s pageant 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 robust contender to headline, as Eavis has beforehand expressed her need to have the pop icon play the Pyramid Stage. Nonetheless, The Impartial understands that negotiations collapsed as a consequence of numerous necessities from the “Hung Up” star’s workforce, together with the estimated value of placing on a present that may match her 2024 Celebration tour.

Different rumoured artists within the working have been Stevie Nicks, Cher and Stevie Surprise.

Different artists on the lineup embrace Avril Lavigne, Cyndi Lauper, Little Simz, Seventeen, Idles, The Final Dinner Get together, Camila Cabello, Burna Boy, London Grammar, PJ Harvey, Janelle Monae, Fats White Household, Sugababes, Fatboy Slim, Michael Kiwanuka, Bloc Get together, 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 Photographs)

The Glastonbury resale occurred in April and, as a consequence of usually excessive demand, offered out in simply 22 minutes. The price of stepping into the 2024 pageant was £360 per particular person together with the reserving charge, up from £340 final yr.

Eavis justified the hike final yr in an announcement that stated: “We now have tried very exhausting to minimise the rise in worth on the ticket however we’re going through monumental rises within the prices of working this huge present, whereas nonetheless recovering from the large monetary affect of two years and not using a pageant due to Covid.”

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

Greenpeace additionally presents free entry to the pageant and three meals a day to volunteers. In return, you might be anticipated to work a minimal of 5 eight-hour shifts through the pageant between 25 June and 1 July. Nonetheless, functions for 2024 at the moment are additionally closed.

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