Guy Garvey says the band are on the bill


Elbow have confirmed they will play before U2 at this year’s Glastonbury festival.

Frontman Guy Garvey revealed the news while talking on his BBC 6 Music show yesterday (March 6). Glastonbury organiser Emily Eavis later said on her Twitter page,, “We’re delighted that the mighty Elbow have confirmed.”

Elbow‘s new album ‘Build A Rocket Boys!’ is released today (March 7).

Glastonbury takes pace on June 22-26. U2 headline the festival’s Pyramid Stage on the Friday night (June 24), with Coldplay headlining the following day and Beyonce bringing the bash to a close on the Sunday.

The following acts have now been confirmed to play Glastonbury 2011:




Anna Calvi

BB King

Big Boi

The Chemical Brothers

Crystal Castles


Friendly Fires

Fleet Foxes

Gruff Rhys

Janelle Monae

Mumford & Sons

Primal Scream


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