Top – The Killers and The Cure to headline Glastonbury

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Glastonbury performers for 2019

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A few of the 2019 Glastonbury line-up (L-R): The Killers, Billie Eilish, Stormzy, Janelle Monae, The Treatment

The Killers and The Treatment will prime the invoice on the 2019 Glastonbury Competition this June, it has been revealed.

They’re amongst greater than 60 acts becoming a member of this 12 months’s line-up, together with R&B legends Janet Jackson and Lauryn Hill.

Stormzy had already been revealed because the Friday evening headliner; whereas Kylie Minogue will play the coveted “legend slot” on Sunday afternoon.

The pageant kicks off on Worthy Farm on 26 June, with full protection on BBC radio, tv and on-line.

Different acts introduced on Friday morning embody:

  • George Ezra
  • Miley Cyrus
  • Christine & The Queens
  • Jorja Smith
  • Liam Gallagher
  • Wu Tang Clan
  • Vampire Weekend
  • Anne-Marie
  • The Streets
  • Billie Eilish
  • Sigrid
  • Tame Impala
  • Two Door Cinema Membership

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Janet Jackson is making her Glastonbury debut, together with her first UK live performance in eight years

  • The Chemical Brothers
  • Idles
  • Years & Years
  • Bastille
  • Little Simz
  • Rosalía
  • Johnny Marr
  • Loyle Carner
  • Mavis Staples
  • Neneh Cherry
  • Jon Hopkins
  • Diplo

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Glastonbury pageant

Though the three Pyramid Stage headliners are all male, 42% of the currently-announced line-up is feminine, highlighting the pageant’s dedication to gender parity.

“The gender stability is one thing I contemplate at each stage of the reserving course of,” stated pageant organiser Emily Eavis in an interview final month.

“We’re a bit method off being 50/50 throughout the entire pageant, however in 2017 the Park Stage was 50/50 and that would be the case on different levels this 12 months. We’re positively transferring in the correct route.”

The Treatment’s headline efficiency is their first since 1995 and their fourth general, which means they tie with Coldplay because the pageant’s most-frequent headliners.

The Killers beforehand topped the invoice in 2007; whereas Kylie was booked for the highest slot in 2005, earlier than breast most cancers compelled her to tug out.

“It is going to be 14 years since I used to be initially meant to seem there and a lot has occurred to date,” stated the singer, as she introduced her return final December.

“I can not wait to see you all there to share this particular present.”

Glastonbury is predicted to announce the remainder of the invoice nearer to the pageant itself.

The occasion offered out in simply half an hour final October, however cancelled tickets will probably be put again on sale on Sunday, 28 April.

Eavis lately confirmed that The Prodigy had been booked to play previous to frontman Keith Flint’s tragic dying final week.

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