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Where was the first Glastonbury Music Festival held?

Where was the first Glastonbury Music Festival held?

] Glastonbury Festival is a greenfield music and performing arts festival on farm land near Pilton, England. It was first held in 1970 and has been held in the majority of years since then in the summer. Its line-up is diverse, including music, comedy, circus and theatre, taking place on many different stages and performance areas.

What was the headlining stage at Glastonbury called in 1998?

The headlining stage was not officially called the Pyramid Stage in 1998, as it did not have its distinctive pyramid shape. The Mescaleros feat. Joe Strummer & Bez DJ set

How many arrests were made at Glastonbury in 1990?

It was the twentieth anniversary of the first Festival but unfortunately ended with a confrontation between the security teams and travellers who were looting the emptying festival site. This resulted in 235 arrests and £50,000 worth of damage to property and hired plant.

Who was the surprise guest at Glastonbury 1992?

  The Festival was also linked with National Music Day and the surprise guest was Tom Jones. £250,000 was donated to Greenpeace, Oxfam and other local charities. Acts included: Carter USM, Shakespear’s Sister, Primal Scream, P J Harvey, Sawdoctors and The Levellers. Attendance:70,000. Tickets:£49. Programme: £4.

When was the last time Glastonbury was at Worthy Farm?

Glastonbury has had two consecutive “fallow years” since the last festival took place in 2019 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The first festival at Worthy Farm was the Pilton Pop, Blues & Folk Festival, hosted by Michael Eavis on Saturday 19 September 1970, and attended by 1,500 people.

When did Michael Eavis take over the Glastonbury Festival?

The 1980s saw the festival become an annual fixture, barring periodic fallow years. In 1981, Michael Eavis took control of the festival, and it was organised in conjunction with the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND).

Who are the headlining acts at Glastonbury 2019?

The 2019 Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts took place between 26 and 30 June. The three headlining acts were Stormzy, The Killers and The Cure with Kylie Minogue performing in the iconic Legend’s Slot.