The first wave of Glastonbury Festival acts
The first wave of Glastonbury Festival acts have been announced….Arcade Fire and Kasabian to headline the Pyramid Stage with Special Guests (Likely to be Metallica). Jack White (festival exclusive) and The Black Keys to play the undercard on the Pyramid Stage.
Dolly Parton to play the Sunday afternoon legend slot.
Playing on the Other Stage (second stage) are PIXIES and Skrillex. The Park will be topped by James Blake, while MGMT will play the John Peel Stage. Richie Hawtin (official page) will occupy one of the slot on the Glastonbury Silver Hayes stages (Dance area). Also playing are Paolo Nutini, Lana Del Rey. and Lily Allen. Many more have been announced, and expect at least another 1000 acts to be announced for the 5 day festival.
// Gig Addict Glasto Quick Guide //
Wednesday 25th until Monday 30th June 2014
Ticket sale dates – The resale for Ticket + Coach packages will take place from 7pm on Thursday, 24th April. That will be followed by a resale of General Admission Tickets, from 9am on Sunday, 27th April.
Attendance – 135,000 5 day tickets + 5,000 Sunday tickets + from 37,500 to 63,000 staff/performers tickets
Setting – 1,200 acres in a beautiful valley in Somerset. The site is HUGE (that’s the equivalent of more than 500 football pitches)
Length of (Super) Fence – 8 miles
Number of Stages – at least 60!
Amount of Acts – Well over 2000
Catering outlets – Nearly 450
Number of Toilets – Over 4,500 cubicles & nearly 700 metres of urinals
Number of Punters’ Tents – 76,000
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