Organiser also hints that Paul Simon could play Worthy Farm


Glastonbury chief Michael Eavis has ruled Pulp and The Libertines out of appearing at this summer’s festival.

He has, however, suggested that Paul Simon could play.

Speaking to, Eavis said there would be “no point” in booking Pulp.

Pulp are doing Reading [the Reading And Leeds Festivals], and they’re doing their own shows, so there’s no point in us doing them as well,” he said.

Pulp have not announced any non-festival shows yet, but Eavis‘ quote suggests that such gigs could be on the cards for the reuniting band.

Eavis also responded to a question implying that The Libertines would not be appearing at Glastonbury by saying: “Well, you know what’s going on pretty well, don’t you?”

The Libertines’ spokeperson recently said the band would not be playing live for the foreseeable future.

Eavis said that the festival had “one old boy slot on the afternoon, the legends slot”. When asked if this was reserved for Paul Simon, he replied: “I can’t confirm that at the moment.”

Glastonbury takes place on June 24-26.

The confirmed line-up so far is:




Anna Calvi

BB King

Big Boi

The Chemical Brothers

Crystal Castles



Friendly Fires

Fleet Foxes

Gruff Rhys



James Blake

Janelle Monae

Laura Marling

Mumford & Sons

Primal Scream

Two Door Cinema Club


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