Neil Young and The Specials For Glastonbury Day One

Fleet Foxes, Ray Davies, Animal Collective all set for Pilton festival

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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:

Pyramid Stage:

Neil Young

The Specials

Lily Allen

Fleet Foxes

Regina Spektor

Gabrielle Cilmi

Bjorn Again

Other Stage:

Bloc Party

The Ting Tings

Lady GaGa

Friendly Fires

White Lies

The View

The Maccabees

The Rakes

The Whip

Mr Hudson

John Peel Stage:


Jamie T

Jack Penate

Little Boots


VV Brown

The Virgins

Fucked Up

Rumble Strips

Dan Black

General Fiasco

Jazz/World Stage:

Q Tip

The Streets

Steel Pulse


Hot 8 Brass Band

Stephanie Mckay

Speed Caravan

The Perceptions

Rolf Harris

Warsaw Village Band

Acoustic Stage:

Ray Davies

Fairport Convention

Jason Mraz

Scott Matthews

No Crows

Hugh Cornwall

Ben Taylor

Sean Taylor

Alyssa Bonagura

John Smith

The Park Stage

Animal Collective

The Horrors

Noah And The Whale

Special Guests

Emiliana Torrini

Special Guests

James Hunter

Golden Silvers


Lay Low

Queen’s Head Stage:

Jason Mraz

The Big Pink

The Rakes

Rumble Strips

The Virgins

Dan Le Sac Vs Scoobius Pip

Tommy Sparks

The Low Anthem

Team Waterpolo

Hope And Social

Dead Like Harry

Yr Ods

City Stereo

The Mojo Fins

Maura Kincaid

The Slips

Sub Universe

Smash n’ Grab

East Dance

David Guetta

Layo and Bushwacka!

Easy Star Allstars

Iration Steppas ft Mark Iration


Tom Middleton

The Egg

Paul Woolford

Pama International

West Dance

Erol Alkan


The Whip

Annie Mac

Skream And Benga


Joe Goddard (Hot Chip)


Nathan Detroit

Avalon Stage:

The Blockheads

British Sea Power

Michael McGoldrick, Iain Fletcher and Andy Dinan

The Puppini Sisters

3 Daft Monkeys


The Mandibles

The Glade:

Tom Real

Beardyman with The Bays

James Monro

Banco de Gaia



Mum Suleiman

Clive Craske

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