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Glastonbury Festival Announces Emerging Talent Competition For 2024

Past winners include N’famady Kouyaté, She Drew The Gun, R.A.E. and Declan McKenna

Jan 23, 2024

Glastonbury has today announced its Emerging Talent competition for 2024 which runs from 9am Monday 29th January until 5pm Monday 5th February. More

Glastonbury Emerging Talent 2023 Longlist Announced

Under the Radar's three choices among the ninety acts selected

Mar 19, 2023

Glastonbury Emerging Talent 2023 announces its longlist including Under the Radar’s top 3 picks. More

Glastonbury 2022: Watch Performances from Wolf Alice, Jessie Ware, Mitski, HAIM, Foals, and More

Plus Courtney Barnett, Cate Le Bon, Pet Shop Boys, beabadoobee, Dry Cleaning, First Aid Kit, Jack White, Kendrick Lamar, Caribou, St. Vincent, Squid, black midi, Big Thief, and Many Others

Jun 27, 2022

Couldn’t make it to Glastonbury this past weekend? We have you covered, with highlights from some of the performances including ones by Wolf Alice, Jessie Ware, Courtney Barnett, Mitski, HAIM, Foals, and many more. Plus Cate Le Bon, Pet Shop Boys, beabadoobee, Dry Cleaning, First Aid Kit, Jack White, Kendrick Lamar, Fontaines D.C., Lorde, Caribou, Metronomy, St. Vincent, Olivia Rodrigo and Lily Allen, Squid, black midi, Big Thief, IDLES, Crowded House, and much more. More

Jun 27, 2022

Glastonbury finally returned this past weekend after taking 2020 and 2021 off due to COVID-19 and quite a few British icons of the 1990s performed, including JARV IS… (aka Pulp’s Jarvis Cocker), Supergrass, Primal Scream, Saint Etienne, and Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds. More

Glastonbury 2022: Watch Paul McCartney and Dave Grohl Perform “Band on the Run”

Also Watch McCartney Perform "I’ve Got a Feeling" with Archival Footage of John Lennon

Jun 27, 2022

Paul McCartney was one of many performers at Glastonbury this past weekend. He performed “I Saw Her Standing There” and “Band on the Run” alongside Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters, and was also joined by Bruce Springsteen for performances of “Glory Days” and “I Wanna Be Your Man.” McCartney also performed The Beatles’ 1970 song “I’ve Got a Feeling” up against archival footage of John Lennon. More

Glastonbury 2022: Watch Phoebe Bridgers Perform “Just Like Honey” with The Jesus and Mary Chain

Also Watch Bridgers Perform "I Know the End" with Guest Vocalist Arlo Parks

Jun 27, 2022

At the Glastonbury Festival this past weekend, Phoebe Bridgers made an appearance alongside The Jesus and Mary Chain to perform their 1985 song “Just Like Honey.” Bridgers later performed her song “I Know the End” with guest vocals from Arlo Parks. During her set, Bridgers spoke up about the reversal of Roe v. Wade, which occurred right before she was to perform. More

Jun 27, 2022

Glastonbury finally returned this past weekend after taking 2020 and 2021 off due to COVID-19 and one of the highlights was no doubt British duo Wet Leg (Rhian Teasdale and Hester Chambers), who performed their viral hit “Chaise Longue” to a massive crowd Friday afternoon from the Park Stage. The audience enthusiastically sang along to every word and there were even two people dressed as lobsters in the crowd, perhaps in reference to Wet Leg’s “Wet Dream” video. More

Glastonbury 2022 Lineup Announced - Paul McCartney, Wolf Alice, Wet Leg, Mitski, and More

Stacked Lineup Also Features JARV IS..., Primal Scream, Supergrass, Jessie Ware, Phoebe Bridgers, St. Vincent, Arlo Parks, Big Thief, Cate Le Bon, Elbow, Foals, HAIM, Squid, Dry Cleaning, and Many Others

Mar 04, 2022

The lineup for this year’s Glastonbury Festival has just been announced. It includes Paul McCartney, Wolf Alice, Wet Leg, Mitski, JARV IS…, Primal Scream, Supergrass, Jessie Ware, Phoebe Bridgers, St. Vincent, Arlo Parks, Big Thief, Cate Le Bon, Elbow, Foals, HAIM, Squid, Dry Cleaning, Billie Eilish, Kendrick Lamar, Amyl and the Sniffers, The Avalanches, Diana Ross, Beabadoobee, black midi, Caribou, Caroline Polachek, Charli XCX, Courtney Barnett, Crowded House, Easy Life, First Aid Kit, Fontaines D.C., Four Tet, Glass Animals, Herbie Hancock, IDLES, The Jesus and Mary Chain,, Kacey Musgraves, Khruangbin, Leon Bridges, Lianne La Havas, Little Simz, Lorde, Metronomy, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Pet Shop Boys, Self Esteem, Sleaford Mods, TURNSTILE, and Yves Tumor, among others More

Glastonbury 2021 Cancelled Due to Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic

This Marks the Second Consecutive Year of the Festival’s Cancellation

Jan 21, 2021

It has just been announced that the iconic British music festival Glastonbury will not be taking place in 2021 as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. This is the second consecutive year of the festival’s cancellation, making this Glastonbury’s longest pause since its hiatus from 1972 to 1977. More

Glastonbury 2020 Cancelled Due to COVID-19 Coronavirus

It Was the Festival’s 50th Anniversary

Mar 18, 2020

The iconic British music festival Glastonbury is the latest big 2020 event to be cancelled due to the COVID-19 coronavirus. More

Watch: Glastonbury Performance Video Round-Up

Featuring Arcade Fire, The Black Keys, and St. Vincent

Jun 30, 2014

Over the weekend the UK’s massive Glastonbury Festival took place, attracting thousands of fans to Worthy Farm in Pilton, England. More

Glastonbury Festival 2014 Announces Line-up of Artists

Featuring Arcade Fire, Jack White, and The Black Keys

Apr 04, 2014

Taking place in England June 27-29, this year’s Glastonbury Festival has announced its official line-up of artists. More

Mar 28, 2013

After taking 2012 off, Glastonbury Festival is back with a strong lineup. More

Jul 18, 2011

Recently, Radiohead took the stage at Glastonbury for a surprise set. Thankfully, the digital age continues to serve us well, as fans cobbled together the full set from 34 different cameras. We have the video. More

Jun 28, 2010

At the 2010 Glastonbury music festival this past weekend, Doctor Who‘s Matt Smith (who plays the time and space traveling hero The Doctor) made a surprise appearance alongside electronic dance music duo Orbital to help them perform the Doctor Who theme tune. We have the video. More

Videos of Highlights from Glastonbury

Including Thom Yorke and Johnny Greenwood performing “Karma Police,” Gorillaz with Snoop Dogg, Shakira covering The xx, and more

Jun 28, 2010

Despite headliners U2 having to cancel their appearance, Glastonbury, one of the biggest and greatest music festivals, still seems to have been wholly successful this past weekend (even the English weather cooperated). There were many surprises at the 40th Glastonbury, including Thom Yorke and Johnny Greenwood performing “Karma Police”; Shakira covering The xx’s “Islands”; Stevie Wonder paying a tribute to Michael Jackson, and many more. Check out the videos. More

Glastonbury Lineup Unveiled

Headliners: U2, Muse, and Stevie Wonder

Apr 15, 2010

Glastonbury is a huge British multi-day music festival and this year’s lineup is just as epic. The fest will again be at Pilton, England Worthy Farm on June 23-27, and the three major headliners are U2, Muse, and Stevie Wonder. More

News Roundup: Meg White, The Charlatans, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Glastonbury, and more

Also Beastie Boys, Michael Moore, Ewan McGregor, Doctor Who, and They Might Be Giants

May 27, 2009

Our News Roundup briefly reports on various entertainment news stories that are circulating the web: Glastonbury lineup announced, Beastie Boys name new album, They Might Be Giants sponor little league teams, Meg White gets married, Gonzales breaks a world record, The Charlatans announce a U.S. tour, Ewan McGregor is against a Trainspotting sequel, Michael Moore’s new documentary on the economic crisis gets a release date, Buffy the Vampire Slayer might be rebooted as a new movie without Joss Whedon or the TV cast, and Doctor Who‘s David Tennant is set to play The Doctor two more bonus times. More


Jul 03, 2023

Under the Radar went to Glastonbury for the biggest music festival of the year, and saw lots and lots of acts over the course of its five days. Here’s the best and the rest of our weekend. More

Jun 16, 2023

Under the Radar heads to Worthy Farm next week for the 2023 edition of Glastonbury Festival. Here’s a preview of what to expect! More