Wednesday, 20 June 2012

Buy 2013 Glastonbury Festival Tickets Coming October!!!

On Sunday 7th of October at 9am, tickets for the next year Glastonbury Festival will be available to purchase.

Due to site in Somerset no festival is going to be held this year. In order to tackle ticket touting&Festival-goers will have to register to buy tickets.

For 2013 Festival no headliners have been announced, festival organizer Michael Eavis told Newsbeat earlier this year that they had already been chosen.

 The 76-year-old revealed the news as he picked up a lifetime achievement award at the European festival awards in Groningen, Holland, in January.

Friday, 23 September 2011

Coldplay's performance at Glastonbury in 2011

Coldplay's performance at Glastonbury in 2011 for best festival's headliner's name.

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6 Music DJ Shaun Keaveny said of Coldplay's winning performance: “To witness Coldplay at Glastonbury this year was like welcoming an old mate back to your local pub.

“Coldplay are as at home on the Pyramid Stage as any band on the planet - and effortlessly pounded the crowd into a euphoric singalong. New songs and old songs all flowed into one as the sun set on a glorious Glasto Saturday evening.”

Wednesday, 17 August 2011

Glastonbury organizer Michael 'Eavis defended the call

Welsh and UK farming unions in Wales today to ban Chinese lantern festival Glastonbury organizer Michael 'Eavis defended the call.

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, fireworks, often seen as a gentler alternative is already banned in Germany and Australia.

Eavis said they pose threats to crops and livestock and flying lanterns, tents during the festival, is worried about.

He said: “I would like to see them totally banned.

“I am surrounded by farmers and when Glastonbury Festival takes place, it’s sky lanterns they get angry about. For several years now we have banned them being sold at the festival, but people still bring them on site within all their camping gear.

“It’s an absolute disaster when they let them off, if they were ever to land on a tent they could start a fire that would set off a domino effect, as the tents are pitched so close together at the festival.”

Normally a string of lanterns on the frame are constructed of paper increased. A wax candle which they fly for 20 minutes and he can climb a mile in the sky before they disintegrate that enables contains.

Mr Eavis said, “They are also a real danger to both cattle and sheep as the metal frames fall down into long grass and end up being cut into small sharp needle-like sections by the forage machinery, when making hay and silage for the winter fodder”.

FUW’s new president Emyr Jones said: “Consumers are always talking about maintaining the welfare of livestock and then they let these things go up and, inevitably, they come back down on to our farmland.”

Glastonbury Festival founder Michael Eavis has joined 2012 Olympic Games

Glastonbury Festival founder Michael Eavis has joined a campaign for the 2012 Olympic Games, Manufacturing commodity support workers rights.

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Mr Eavis anti-poverty charity War on Want is presented to £71,000.

These are
countries such as
China, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh 'sweat shop' support for a campaign against the exploitation of workers to be used.

Mr Eavis said: "The only sweat we want to see at the 2012 London Olympics should come from the athletes."

He added: "The abuse of workers in sweat shops runs totally counter to the Olympic ideal of fairness, and no companies found guilty of such abuse should be part of the games."

Workers Beer Company in 2011 Glastonbury Festival charity, Battersea and Wandsworth Trades Union Council, which is owned by the money raised comes from.

"It is important that the merchandise to be used at the Olympics in London is sourced from ethical suppliers," said Spencer Barnshaw, secretary of Battersea and Wandsworth TUC.

War on Want executive director John Hilary said: "We are thrilled that Michael Eavis has thrown the weight of the Glastonbury Festival behind the campaign for a sweat-free Games.

"Companies must not be allowed to wrap themselves in the Olympics flag if they are not prepared to live up to the ideals of the movement."

Monday, 11 July 2011

Glastonbury 2011 fashion hits and misses (Photos)

Paul Simon perform at Glastonbury Festival 2011 - Video

Watch Paul Simon perform So Beautiful Or So What track from his Pyramid Stage set at Glastonbury Festival 2011.

Glastonbury music festival for Jersey each year

Glastonbury music festival for Jersey each year, dozens of fans made ​​their way to Somerset.

Glastonbury Festival

in 2011, two fans were performed by bands who have been involved.

A Glastonbury regular band Booker and Jersey Live Jersey Live in 2009 by Martin Elbourne's stage set was seen.

The band's frontman Chris Nutter said it is a wonderful chance to get their music was in the hands.

He said: "Nothing really comes from one gig normally, but we are going to use it as leverage to get new gigs, higher profile gigs with higher profile bands.

"Just use it as build-up really, build it up from there."

Max Cleworth math punk band that was an incredible experience.

He said: "The whole festival was just unreal, obviously playing was surreal and really fun, we were all really scared just before it but once we got into it it was OK."

The band's set was broadcast live on the BBC Red Button, screened just after a repeat of U2's set.

Mick Jagger's brother in front of a guerrilla gig the band played Glastonbury city center.

Craig Welsh plays drums for Top Buzzer and said they just wanted to promote the album.

He said: "Our album has just come out so we are on tour at the moment around the UK.

"On Sunday we had the day off so we thought we're all together, we have this album to promote, we should set up somewhere and just play.

"It was the hottest day of the year, we thought there is a shindig going down in Glastonbury, why don't we play there."