History

Glastonbury History

Edition Year Dates Tickets sold Headliners Notable acts Ticket price
1 1970 19 September 1,500
T.Rex (replaced The Kinks)
  £1
2 1971 20–24 June 12,000
David Bowie
Pink Floyd billed, but cancelled. Free
3 1978 28–8 July 500
none   N/A
4 1979 21–23 June 12,000
Tim Blake · Peter Gabriel
  £5
5 1981 19–21 June 18,000
Hawkwind · New Order
  £8
6 1982 18–20 June 25,000
Van Morrison · Jackson Browne
U2 billed, but cancelled. £8
7 1983 17–19 June 30,000
Curtis Mayfield · UB40
  £12
8 1984 20–22 June 30,000
The Smiths · Weather Report · Black Uhuru
Elvis Costello, The Waterboys £13
9 1985 21–23 June 40,000
Echo & The Bunnymen · Joe Cocker · The Boomtown Rats
The Style Council £16
10 1986 20–22 June 60,000
The Cure · Psychedelic Furs · Level 42
Simply Red, Madness £17
11 1987 19–21 June 60,000
Elvis Costello · Van Morrison · The Communards
New Order £21
12 1989 16–18 June 65,000
Elvis Costello · Van Morrison · Suzanne Vega
Pixies £28
13 1990 22–24 June 70,000
The Cure · Happy Mondays · Sinéad O’Connor
Archaos £38
14 1992 26–28 June 70,000
Carter USM · Shakespear’s Sister · Youssou N’Dour
Lou Reed, Blur, Primal Scream, £49
15 1993 25–27 June 80,000
The Black Crowes · Christy Moore · Lenny Kravitz(replaced Red Hot Chili Peppers)
The Velvet Underground, Primal Scream £58
16 1994 24–26 June 80,000
The Levellers · Elvis Costello · Peter Gabriel
Johnny Cash, Björk, Radiohead, Blur, Oasis,Pulp £59
17 1995 23–25 June 80,000
Oasis · Pulp (replaced The Stone Roses) · The Cure
Jeff Buckley, The Prodigy, The Black Crowes, PJ Harvey £65
18 1997 27–29 June 90,000
Radiohead · The Prodigy · Ash (replaced Steve Winwood)
The Smashing Pumpkins, Sting, Neil Young billed, but cancelled. £75
19 1998 26–28 June 100,500
Primal Scream · Blur · Pulp
Bob Dylan, Robbie Williams, Foo Fighters, Tony Bennett, Tori Amos £80
20 1999 25–27 June 100,500
R.E.M. · Manic Street Preachers · Skunk Anansie
Coldplay, Muse, Ash, Blondie £83
21 2000 23–25 June 100,000
David Bowie · Travis · The Chemical Brothers
Muse, Coldplay, Cypress Hill £87
22 2002 28–30 June 140,000
Coldplay · Rod Stewart · Stereophonics
The White Stripes, Roger Waters, Isaac Hayes £97
23 2003 27–29 June 150,000
R.E.M. · Radiohead · Moby
Manic Street Preachers, The Flaming Lips, Yes, Primal Scream £105
24 2004 25–27 June 150,000
Paul McCartney · Oasis · Muse
James Brown, Kings Of Leon, Morrissey £112
25 2005 24–26 June 153,000
The White Stripes · Coldplay · Basement Jaxx(replaced Kylie Minogue)
The Killers, New Order, Primal Scream, Elvis Costello, Brian Wilson £125
26 2007 22–24 June 135,000
Arctic Monkeys · The Killers · The Who
Arcade Fire, Björk, Shirley Bassey, Amy Winehouse, The Kooks, Adele £145
27 2008 27–29 June 134,000
Kings Of Leon · Jay-Z · The Verve
Leonard Cohen, Neil Diamond, Amy Winehouse £155
28 2009 24–28 June 135,000
Neil Young · Bruce Springsteen · Blur
Pendulum, The Prodigy, The Specials, Lady Gaga, The Black Eyed Peas £175
29 2010 23–27 June 135,000
Gorillaz (replaced U2) · Muse · Stevie Wonder
Shakira, The Flaming Lips, Jackson Browne, Ray Davies, Radiohead (secret show) £185
30 2011 22–26 June 135,000 U2 · Coldplay · Beyoncé B.B. King, Morrissey, Paul Simon, Wu-Tang Clan, Radiohead,Pulp, Primal Scream £195
31 2013 26-30 June 135,000 Arctic Monkeys · The Rolling Stones · Mumford & Sons Dizzee Rascal, Ben Howard, Jake Bugg, Primal Scream, Vampire Weekend, The Vaccines, Kenny Rogers, Beady Eye, Tame Impala £205

 

 

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