Glastonbury Festival 2022: when is it, who’s playing and what to watch?

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After a two-year hiatus imposed by Covid, the Glastonbury Festival is once again returning to Worthy Farm in Somerset.

The biggest greenfield festival in the world, Glastonbury tickets are highly sought after, with spectators having to register with a headshot photo before they can even buy a ticket.

Festival organizers unveiled the lineup at the end of May, with set times revealed on Wednesday June 1 – perfect timing for those counting the days until they see their favorite artists perform.

While teenage pop sensation Billie Eilish is set to make her headlining debut (and become the youngest solo headliner in Glastonbury history), there are thousands of other acts. throughout the weekend that spark excitement.

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Tickets have long since sold out, and the festival’s rigid policy means it’s virtually impossible to buy or tout those who can no longer attend.

If you’re one of the lucky ones who got a ticket, we’ve answered all your questions below – from who’s playing to the Worthy Farm story.

When is Glastonbury 2022?

Glastonbury Festival will take place June 22-26, 2022 in Pilton, Somerset, England.

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Programming and fixed times

The Glastonbury 2022 lineup of over 3,000 artists is available on the festival website.

Pyramid Stage headliners include Billie Eilish, Paul McCartney, Kendrick Lamar, Diana Ross and Lorde, while Megan Thee Stallion, Charli XCX, Primal Scream, Bicep and the Sugababes are among the main acts on the other stages.

It’s not just late night performances though, with Years and Years, Glass Animals, Wolf Alice, Koffee, Pa Salieu, Nina Kraviz and TLC all performing throughout the day at Glastonbury 2022.

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The set times for the weekend festival can also be found on the Glastonbury website. Live performances will start as early as 10 a.m., with some performers coming until 5 a.m.

Who are the headliners each day?

On Friday June 24, Billie Eilish will headline the Pyramid Stage, while Paul McCartney and Kendrick Lamar will fill the Saturday June 24 and Sunday June 25 slots respectively. Diana Ross will take the legends spot on Sunday.

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