Glastonbury announce full line-up including The Libertines, AJ Tracey and Jamie T – but who will perform these secret sets? | Ents & Arts News



The Glastonbury Festival has announced its full line-up and stage times, with artists including The Libertines, AJ Tracey, Kae Tempest and Jamie T added to the line-up.

They join the headliners Billie Eilish, Sir Paul McCartney and Kendrick Lamaras well as other acts, including Noel Gallagher‘s High Flying Birds, Diana RossSam Fender, Wolf Alice, Haim, Pet Shop Boys, Olivia Rodrigo and Megan Thee Stallion.

This year Glastonbury finally gives organizers and fans the chance to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the world famous festival, which was canceled for the first time in 2020, then again in 2021due to the pandemic.

Libertines' Pete Doherty performs on the Pyramid Stage at Worthy Farm in Somerset during the Glastonbury Festival in Britain June 26, 2015. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez
Libertines frontman Pete Doherty pictured during the band’s surprise set at Glastonbury in 2015, following their reunion the year before
British rapper AJ Tracey performs on the main stage at Reading Festival, in Reading, Britain August 27, 2021. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
Rapper AJ Tracey has also been added to the line-up

“See you soon on The Other Stage,” The Libertines tweeted, announcing their Friday 11:30 a.m. slot, while following them, Tempest, told fans, “It’s going to be amazing. I love this place so much and I can not wait to return to.”

Jamie T, headliner of the John Peel Stage on Saturday night, said, “It’s going to be special.”

Over 3,000 artists will appear on dozens of stages, with details for a few stages yet to be announced.

As always, there are still two major slots to be confirmed – on the Park and John Peel Stages – leading to much speculation about who will appear.

In the past, artists like Pulp, Radiohead, The Libertines The Killers have all played “secret” sets.

Taylor Swift was set to headline the 2020 event with McCartney and Lamar, but is no longer on the bill – so could she make a surprise appearance?

U.S. singer Billie Eilish performs on the Other Stage during the Glastonbury Festival in Somerset, Britain June 30, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
Billie Eilish performed on the Other Stage in 2019 – and is now returning to headline the Pyramid Stage
In this Sunday June 30, 2019 file photo, revelers react to Kylie Minogue as she performs at Glastonbury Festival, Somerset, England.  One of Britain's biggest summer music events, the Glastonbury Festival, has been canceled on Wednesday March 18, 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic.  Organizers say the festival, which is due to take place June 24-28, will be postponed to 2021 (Photo by Grant Pollard/Invision/AP, File)
This year’s festival is the first since 2019 due to two cancellations during the pandemic

Harry Styles fans are also speculating that he might appear somewhere.

Other acts definitely confirmed include Primal Scream, Ghetts, Self Esteem, Charli XCX, Little Simz, Burna Boy, Foals, Idles and Skunk Anansie.

At 20, Eilish will become Pyramid Stage’s youngest solo headliner when she performs on Friday nights, with Sam Fender fronting her.

Read more: Our AZ guide to Glastonbury

Ross will follow the likes of Kylie MinogueBarry Gibb, Dolly Parton and Lionel Richie performing in the Sunday Legends slot.

Glastonbury 2022 runs from June 22-26 and tickets are sold out.


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