It is official. Weapons N’ Roses might be one of many headliners on the 2023 version of the legendary Glastonbury Pageant, marking the primary time the band have performed the occasion. The preliminary lineup for the 2023 pageant was revealed Friday (March 3) with Weapons N’ Roses, Elton John and Arctic Monkeys set to headline the long-lasting music occasion.
The thrill surrounding Weapons N’ Roses headlining the pageant began to floor in January, with bassist Duff McKagan showing to let slip of the band taking part in. Whereas speaking in regards to the group’s summer season plans, McKagan spoke on his SiriusXM radio present Three Chords & the Reality of a GN’R set at London’s Hyde Park in June after which added “and Glastonbury is going to be iconic for us…” Audio of that may be heard right here.
On his SiriusXM radio present “Three Chords & The Truth,” GN’R bassist Duff McKagan was riffing in regards to the bands summer season plans, speaking about how Weapons N’ Roses was set for a London Hyde Park present in June. Then Duff let’s it slip that “and Glastonbury is going to iconic for us…” You possibly can take a look at that audio right here.
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The pageant is now set for June 21-25 on the Worthy Farm in Somerset, with Arctic Monkeys slotted in because the Friday headliner, with Weapons N ‘Roses ending out on the Pyramid Stage on Saturday and Elton John getting the honors of closing out the weekend on Sunday.
So with Weapons N’ Roses, Elton John and Arctic Monkeys set atop the invoice, who else might be heading to the Worthy Farm within the British countryside? For rock followers, you possibly can count on to see Blondie, Maneskin, Royal Blood, Nova Twins, The Warfare on Medication, Manic Road Preachers, Phoenix, Chvrches, Alt-J, Warpaint and Sparks amongst others.
You can too search for the legendary singer / songwriter Yusuf (aka Cat Stevens) within the festivals’s Sunday teatime legend slot.
Different main acts of notice taking part in the three-day weekend embrace Lizzo, Fatboy Slim, Alison Goldfrapp, Carly Rae Jepsen, Fever Ray, Sizzling Chip, Kelis, Lana Del Rey, Lewis Capaldi, Lil Nas X, Maggie Rogers, Rina Sawayama, Texas, The Chicks and Thundercat.
Whereas a big quantity of the lineup is now set, organizers revealed they nonetheless count on so as to add extra title acts to the invoice upfront of the pageant. You possibly can see the total lineup because it presently stands beneath.
Ticketing and different Glastonbury Pageant info could be discovered on the pageant web site.
2023 Glastonbury Pageant Lineup
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