Tag: Music festivals

Glastonbury tributes to Bowie, Prince and Lemmy revealed

A 50-piece orchestral performance, a DJ set and giant sculptures in honour of each of them among the plans Full details of Glastonbury’s plans to commemorate David Bowie, Prince and Lemmy have been revealed, including sculptures in honour of each of them, a 50-piece orchestral performance and a DJ set. […]

Glastonbury's Emily Eavis: 'We will definitely do a festival somewhere else'

As the full Glastonbury lineup is revealed, the organiser discusses this year’s tributes and the event’s future plans As Glastonbury announces its full lineup for 2016, with Damon Albarn, Tame Impala, Christine and the Queens and more added to the bill, Emily Eavis has addressed rumours regarding this year’s festival, […]

Music fans could be target of next UK terror attack – security chief

Top counter-terrorism officer tells music executives to take extra security measures in run-up to festival season Music fans and nightclubbers could be the target of the next major terrorist attack in Britain, a top counter-terrorism officer has warned ahead of the country’s festival season. Music executives were invited alongside Premier […]

Michael Eavis urges Glastonbury fans to use their vote on Europe

Glastonbury clashes with the referendum, but festival founder has plans to ensure visitors don’t miss out – and wants young people to vote to remain in EU Michael Eavis, the Somerset farmer who runs the world’s biggest music festival, Glastonbury, has appealed to fans converging for this year’s event (from […]