Coldplay are the first act to be announced as headliners for this year’s Glastonbury. It has been revealed that they will headline the Sunday night.
Coldplay will close out the festival and are now the first band to have headlined the festival four times. They previously topped the Pyramid Stage in 2002, 2005 and 2011.
Glastonbury 2016 takes place in the usual spot on Worthy Farm in Summerset from June 22-26. Coldplay are the first act to be announced for this year’s festival.
Their involvement in the festival was revealed on the band’s on twitter page with a picture of the Pyramid Stage being constructed in the background and a poster with the date Sunday, June 16th on it. You can check out the tweet down below.
— Coldplay (@coldplay) February 16, 2016
Foo Fighters, Oasis, Daft Punk and Radiohead are among the other acts who have been tipped to headline as well, with Fleetwood Mac, Bloc Party, Blur, The Stone Roses also in the running.
The festival organisers said that they have the headliners for this year and the next already booked, so at this stage it is just a matter of waiting for the other headliners to be announced.
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