Ready For Glasto 2014!!


As the dust settles and 35,000 of us “come down” after the last of Ireland’s BIG summer festivals, Electric Picnic, Michael Eavis, the master mind behind Glastonbury has set tongues wagging about his Worthy Farm head liners for 2014.

Next year’s event will take place from June 27-29 and tickets are set to go on sale in October.

Bookmakers are already taking bets on everyone from Daft Punk to Fleetwood Mac making the trip to Somerset next year.

Speaking at the AIM Awards in central London last night (September 2), Eavis told NME: “Next year’s headliners are more or less in place. They’re three bands who haven’t played Glastonbury, and that’s important. There aren’t many bands left who haven’t played the festival, and before we run out I’d like to persuade the ones on my wish list to come down. I think I’ve managed that with these three.”

This year’s Glastonbury featured a well-received headline set from The Rolling Stones, who were playing at Worthy Farm for the first time in their 50-year history. Continuing, Eavis conceded that the band will be a tough act to follow.

“It’ll be very difficult to repeat what we did this year. You don’t top The Rolling Stones, do you?” he admitted. “The whole festival was perfect – even the weather. That was pure magic. But we’re not going to give up trying to make the next one better. I’ve a team of about 20 people who book the young musicians and I look after booking the headliners. That’s such a privilege and I hope I’ve done a worthwhile job if these three bands are confirmed. I hope to do that soon.”