Glastonbury Music Festival

GUIDE: 15 Music Festivals Worth Buying A Ticket For

Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK Entertainment

The sun is finally starting to come in the UK which can only mean one thing - it’s time to start planning which music festivals to head to. Navi...

BREAKING L'Wren Scott Dead: Mick Jagger's Girlfriend Found In NYC Apartment

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK

L'Wren Scott, the fashion designer girlfriend of Rolling Stone Mick Jagger has reportedly been found dead. The 49-year-old's assistant found her h...

Glastonbury: Music's Pop-up Town

Josephine | Posted 16.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Josephine

The gig before ours - or event, would be more accurate a word - was a talk by Professor Brian Cox of Manchester University. I met him afterwards and we took a picture together; my later tweet said "science meets music," but then he was a musician previously, so that has already been done.

Glastonbury Live, Who's Creating the Most Buzz?

Gareth Edmundson | Posted 27.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Gareth Edmundson

Here I am at Glastonbury, watching festival-goers streaming through the gates as they begin a weekend of music-filled hedonism. Before most of them drink an orchard's-worth of cider and settle into an incoherent, yet joyful, haze, I thought I would talk to a few of them to give Huffington Post a live update on the chatter of who the festival-goers are most looking forward to seeing.

Glastonbury: 'I've Never Seen Anything Like It'

PA | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

The Rolling Stones provided the best-ever headline set in Glastonbury's history, organisers said today. Michael Eavis, who holds the musical extrav...

Glastonbury: Here Comes The Rain

Posted 27.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

It wouldn't be Glastonbury unless it rained, would it? And that's exactly what has happened just a day before this year's festival properly gets under...

Glastonbury: You Don't Wish You Were Here

Emily Buchanan | Posted 26.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Emily Buchanan

To those of you that are in mourning because you couldn't get your hands on a golden ticket, I put this to you: you are better off at home. Beautiful green fields were churned into plastic bogs and desecrated with abandoned tent poles, sleeping bags and more cups than I could stomach. By the end of the weekend it was like the aftermath of an epic battle.

Glastonbury: Festival Flashback (PICS)

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 27.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

In case you hadn't noticed, Glastonbury is upon us once again, and after taking a year off last year (if a festival can actually take a year off), Gla...

Glastonbury Celebs (PICTURES)

Posted 27.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

As long as there's been Glastonbury there have been celebrities in attendance, and we're not just talking about the performers on stage at the festiva...

'The Stones Weren't Greedy'

PA | Posted 25.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

Glastonbury Festival founder Michael Eavis has denied that a large sum of money enticed the Rolling Stones to perform at the event and hinted that a g...

PICS: 26 People Who Are Doing Glastonbury Right

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.06.2013 | UK Comedy

Whether you've been to the Glastonbury Festival or not, you'll no doubt know that it often consists of mud, music and more mud. Occasionally there's g...

69-Year-Old Mick Jagger Reveals Secrets To Longer Life

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Ballet lessons, Pilates classes and yoga routines might seem like an unlikely triumvirate for a rock star to swear by. But for Rolling Stones front...

The Glastonbury Festival Should be Given City Status by the Queen

Gareth Edmundson | Posted 03.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Gareth Edmundson

I think that the Glastonbury Festival should be given City Status. I've checked and all that's needed is approval from the Queen and the "City of Glastonbury Festival" will be born. Here's my argument.

Coming To A Cinema Near You: 'The Osborne Legacy'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.03.2013 | UK Comedy

(Created for HuffPost UK Comedy by David Schneider and David Beresford) More TOPICALOLs: WATCH: The Hidden Message In George Osborne's B...

Sam Gray: Dig The New Breed

Jason Holmes | Posted 13.01.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

It's tough getting through the throng of women. It's Friday night and Sam Gray's set has just ended. Sweat is pearling on his brow. He bows and steps from the stage. The four other band members lay down their instruments and grin at each other.

A Camden Crawler's Guide to Festival Management: Competition and Cancellation

Lisa Paulon | Posted 06.06.2012 | UK Entertainment
Lisa Paulon

Music festivals are everywhere these days - it feels like there's one everywhere you turn. This fact now seems to extend even to the pages of the Observer on a Sunday morning.

Why I Love My Tent

Nemone Metaxas | Posted 05.06.2012 | UK Entertainment
Nemone Metaxas

It's about this time of year that I start to get excited about the upcoming festival season; finding out who's playing where and which ones we might go to, assessing the all-important festival wardrobe and pondering whether we'll take the plunge this year and go to a festival with the kids.

Behind the Smoke and Mirrors...

Labrinth | Posted 02.05.2012 | Home
Labrinth

I'm playing KOKO as one of the last dates of my tour... and needless to say my first big solo gig in my hometown is extremely nerve wracking. I need to pull out all the stops and deliver - and make everyone proud!

We're Drowning in Musical Nostalgia - But What's our Legacy?

Matt Glass | Posted 05.11.2011 | UK Entertainment
Matt Glass

Over the past few years, music fans of a nostalgic disposition have been treated to a series of glorious, tear-inducing comebacks by bands who stole a piece of our hearts and soundtracked a period of our lives.

Beyonce Makes History At Glasto

BBC News | Posted 27.08.2011 | UK Entertainment

US singer Beyonce made her debut at Glastonbury, bringing the three-day festival to a close. She headlined the main Pyramid Stage, making her one o...