Well, that escalated quickly!
Up until this point, Glastonbury Festival had already given music fans around the world a reason to mark their calendars and buy their plane tickets when they revealed that the Foo Fighters, Radiohead and Ed Sheeran would all be headlining the enormous five-day event in Somerset, U.K. this summer. Now it looks like fans have even more to freak out about, as the first wave of artists set to perform at the festival this June was revealed on Thursday morning. Included on this year's colorful Glastonbury poster are plenty of top 40 favorites with The xx, Lorde, Katy Perry, Stormzy, Major Lazer, The Jacksons, Solange, Justice, Run The Jewels and Halsey just to name a few.
In what may be the most loaded festival lineup of the year, the Glastonbury's poster also hits heavy in the world of rock with scheduled appearances at Worth Farm by Royal Blood, The Flaming Lips, Alt-J, The National, Phoenix, Haim, Father John Misty, Warpaint, Angel Olsen and even disco icons Chic making an appearance near the top.
There will be more artists announced as summer draws closer, but having already included some of the biggest names in music from the past and present, one can only imagine who else they need to bring along to help them sell tickets. Glastonbury had taken home the award for Best Festival given out by British publication NME back in the winter. It looks like they should be taking that trophy home again next year after releasing what is clearly one of the best festival lineups of the summer.
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⁉️I can has tea and crumpets⁉️@glastofest https://t.co/yizC4jfMpr— Katy Perry (@katyperry) March 30, 2017