Fleet Foxes, Ray Davies, Animal Collective all set for Pilton festival
Neil Young is set to headline the first night of this year’s Glastonbury Festival, which kicks off today (June 26).
The singer, will appear on the Pyramid Stage is a ‘dream’ booking for the festival’s organiser Michael Eavis, who said at the time of Young’s confirmation to headline: “Neil Young to play this year is a dream come true for me personally. He is one of my all-time favourites and we have always wanted him to play.”
See a video preview of Young’s show with live footage and an interview here at BBC/glastonbury.
Joining Young on the mainstage will be The Specials who are still celebrating their 30th anniversary reunion tour, Fleet Foxes and Regina Spektor
Headlining other stages at the Worthy Farm festival include Doves (John Peel Stage), Ray Davies (Acoustic Stage), Animal Collective (The Park Stage) and The Blockeheads (The Avalon Stage).
Neil Young is also set to headline the Hard Rock Calling in London’s Hyde Park on Saturday June 27.
The full Glastonbury line up for Friday June 26 is:
The Ting Tings
John Peel Stage:
Hot 8 Brass Band
Warsaw Village Band
The Park Stage
Noah And The Whale
Queen’s Head Stage:
The Big Pink
Dan Le Sac Vs Scoobius Pip
The Low Anthem
Hope And Social
Dead Like Harry
The Mojo Fins
Smash n’ Grab
Layo and Bushwacka!
Easy Star Allstars
Iration Steppas ft Mark Iration
Skream And Benga
Joe Goddard (Hot Chip)
British Sea Power
Michael McGoldrick, Iain Fletcher and Andy Dinan
The Puppini Sisters
3 Daft Monkeys
Beardyman with The Bays
Banco de Gaia
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