Musikens midsommar firas rejält på Glastonbury

Den engelska festivalgiganten Glastonbury säljer alltid slut så fort biljetterna släpps i oktober och måste förbokas, trots att spelprogrammet aldrig presenteras i förväg. I veckan släppte festivalen sitt program och festivalgeneralen Michael Eavis visar med råge vilka som är störst på arenan av evenemang. Jag har träffat flera av artisterna som spelar och nästan alla namn på mina årslistor är med, flera svenska namn är med i listan i år vilket är kul,  men så är det också en festival som tillsammans med Woodstock och Roskilde skapat schablonbilden av hur en festivalen bör vara. Personligen saknar jag kanske något större namn för att vara fullt nöjd och jag tycker det var något bättre när jag var där såväl 1997 som 1998. Hur som helst är det fortfarande något i hästväg, finns något för alla smaker och det är bara att imponeras. Europas bästa festival och dessutom får man alltid kul och galenskapen är stor, så åka vill jag!

Bokade i år är den gedigna listan av namn som U2, Coldplay, Beyoncé, Morrissey, Elbow, Pendulum, Biffy Clyro, Paolo Nutini, Plan B, B.B. King, Tinie Tempah, Paul Simon, Wu-Tang Clan, Rumer, Laura Marling, Two Door Cinema Club, The Gaslight Anthem, Don McLean, Metronomy, Tame Impala, The Low Anthem, The Master Musicians of Joujouka, Stornoway, Fisherman’s Friends, Primal Scream, The Chemical Brothers, Queens of the Stone Age, Mumford and Sons, White Lies, Kaiser Chiefs, Fleet Foxes, Friendly Fires, Eels, Bright Eyes, Jimmy Eat World, TV on the Radio, The Wombats, The Kills, Bombay Bicycle Club, The Vaccines, Jessie J, The Noisettes, The Naked And Famous, Twilight Singers, Cold War Kids, Brother, Treetop Flyers, Clare Maguire, ChipmunkAlice Gold, Dan Mangan, Cee Lo Green, Big Boi, Kool & The Gang, Chase and Status, Janelle Monáe, Hercules and Love Affair, Jimmy Cliff, Aloe Blacc, The Go! Team, Heliocentrics with Mulatu, Fools Gold, Duane Eddy, Little Dragon, Omar Souleyman, Bellowhead, Gonjasufi, The Brandt Brauer Frick Ensemble, Jah Wobble & the Nippon Dub Ensemble, Dengue Fever, Nicolas Jaar, Jamie Woon, Ziriguidum, Narasirato, Hidden Orchestra, London Afrobeat Collective, DJ Shadow, Glasvegas, The Streets, Example, Battles, Robyn, The Coral, Noah and the Whale, Hurts, I Am Kloot, The Horrors, The Vaccines, Darwin Deez, Warpaint, Everything Everything, Cage the Elephant, Anna Calvi, OK Go, Miles Kane, Dry the River, The Joy Formidable, Mona, Yuck, Foster the People, Stonefield, Brave Yesterday, Raghu Dixit, Cocoon, My Tiger My Timing, Crystal Castles, Wild Beasts, Gruff Rhys, Caribou, James Blake, Lykke Li, John Grant, Big Audio Dynamite, Tame Impala, The Bees, Warpaint, The Walkmen, James Vincent McMorrow, Jenny & Johnny, Graham Coxon, Jonny, Caitlin Rose, Those Dancing Days, Sea of Bees, Dylan Le Blanc, About Group, The Pierces, Group Love, Balearic Folk Orchestra, Troy Ellis & Hail Jamaica, Narasirato, Ellen & The Escapades, Brit Floyd, Deacon Blue, Suzanne Vega, Raul Malo from The Mavericks, Nick Lowe, Imelda May, Eric Bibb, Pentangle, John Cooper Clarke, Hothouse Flowers, Thea Gilmore sings Dylan’s John Wesley Harding, Wine Women & Song featuring Matraca Berg, Suzy Boggus, Gretchen Peters, Newton Faulkner, The Webb Sisters or, to quote Leonard Cohen, ”the sublime Webb Sisters”, London Community Gospel Choir, The Otway Band, Emily and The Woods, The Magnets, Sean Rowe, Isobel Anderson, Iona Marshall, Gabrielle Aplin, Kassidy, Caitlin Rose, Rainy Boy Sleep, Simon Lynge, Ellyn Maybe & Her Band, Fatboy Slim, Professor Green, Pete Tong,

Fatboy v Carl Cox, Devlin, The Japanese Popstars, Carl Cox, Labrinth, Steve Lawler, Ke$ha, Wretch 32, Claude VonStroke, The Midnight Beast, Jodie Connor, Azari & III, Katy B, MistaJam, Funkagenda & Chris Lake B2B, Fenech-Soler, Skepta, Mark Knight, Mike Posner, Yasmin, Matt Hardwick, Beardyman, Giggs, MZ Bratt, P Money, Griminal, Dot JR, Annie Mac, John Digweed, Subfocus & ID, Erol Alkan, Sander Kleinenberg – 5K Live featuring Dev, Photek, James Holden, Yousef, DJ Fresh, Jamie xx, Zinc, Caspa feat MC Rod Azlan, Sbtrkt Live, Krafty Kuts, Skream and Benga, Jim Jones Revue, Dreadzone, Joker, King Blues, Cherry Ghost, Metronomy, Guillemots, Patrick Wolf, dan le sac Vs Scroobius Pip, Emmy The Great, Pulled Apart By Horses, Egyptian Hip Hop, Summer Camp, Brother, Crystal Fighters, DRY THE RIVER, Fujiya and Miyagi, Cults, Danny And The Champions Of The World, The Phoenix Foundation, Esben And The Witch, Exlovers, Mirrors, Melanie, Terry Reid, System 7, The Crazy World of Arthur Brown, Linda Lewis, Nik Turner’s Space Ritual, Edgar Broughton, BJ Cole and Emily Burridge, Robyn Hitchcock, Shpongle DJ Set feat Raja Ram, Nick Lowe, Chris Jagger, Murray Lachlan Young, Pink Faries, Gringo Ska, Noel Harrison Trio and friends, Charlie Dore & the Hula Valley Orchestra, Nigel Mazyln Jones, Solstice String Quartet, Bex Marshall, Avalonian Free State Choir, Tom E Lewis, Baku Dan with Moussa Kouaty, 3 Daft Monkeys, Admiral Fallow, Barenaked Ladies, C.W. Stoneking, Chumbawamba, City and Colour , Danny & The Champions of the World, DeVotchKa, Flipron, Flogging Molly, Guillemots acoustic set, Hobo Jones & The Junkyard Dogs, Katzenjammer, Kitty, Daisy & Lewis, KT Tunstall, Lau, Louise & The Pins, Mama Rosin , Newton Faulkner, Ron Sexsmith, Shooglenifty, Show of Hands, The Low Anthem , The Popes, The Wombles, Asian Dub Foundation, Lee Scratch Perry, Stereo MC’s, Younger Brother, Don Letts, Plump DJs, Robert Babicz, Hiatus Feat LKJ, Pretty Lights, Engine Earz, Prem Joshua, Freestylers, Dub FX, Tristan, London Elektricty, Pathaan, Gaudi Live, Camo & Krooked, Nathan Lee, Tom E Lewis, Mr Nice, Black Jesus Experience, Correspondents, Sashi & The Wild Beans, Netsky, Maya Jane Coles, Julio Bashmore, Ms Dynamite, Trolley Snatcha, Ke$ha, Subb-an ft Beckfod, Futureboogie, SOUL CLAP, Tensnake (Live), Greg Wilson, Eglo Records Ft., Floating Points, Alexander Nut, Fatima & Funkineven, Maxxi Soundsystem, Dead Rose Music Company, Starsmith, Feel The Real Soundsystem, Nero, Roller Express, Digital Soundboy Soundsystem, Neneh Cherry, Danny Byrd, Maverick Sabre, Flux Pavilion, Diafrix, True Tiger, Interface, Lewah, Rebel Rave ft Seth Troxler, Jamie Jones and Damian Lazarus, Bonobo (DJ Set), Mount Kimbie, Electric Wire Hustle, Hyetal, Space Dimension Controller, Lone, Applepips ft Appleblim & Al Tourettes, Bobby Friction, Craig Charles DJ Set, Crazy P Soundsystem, Wiley, Oh Land , Kraak and Smaak DJ Set, DUFFSTEP, Stinkahbell, Little Miss DJ, Example & DJ Wire, DJ Vadim presents The Electric, Dub Pistols Sound System, Brandt Brauer Frick, Gold Panda, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Dirty Phonics, Not Squares, Orphan 101 & Bloodman, Jah Shaka, TEED, Stinkahbell, The Underground Rebel Bingo, Nick Warren Cosmic Disco Set, The Nextmen Ft. MC Wrec, DJ Task, King Kapisi, Kormac DJ, Cubic Zirconia, Dominque Young Unique, DJ Delay, Black Jesus Experience, Malachai, METALS, Tropics, Iration Steppas, The Heatwave & Sticky, Dub from Atlantis Live PA, Prince Fatty Soundsystem, Mista Savona, DJ Derek, Gentlemens Dub Club,

RSD, Submotion Orchestra, SledgeHeadBristol, DJ Giuliano, DJ Badly, Hercules & Love Affair DJ Set (Andy Butler), Foreign Beggars, Ghetto Funk All Stars, Benny Tones, Electric Empire, Ayesha, Bella Kalolo, Ronit, Alex Clare, Movin’ Melvin Brown, Vid Warren, Randy & Earl, 2 Bears, Gorillaz Soundsystem AKA Blakkspring, Iration Steppas, Katy B, Lovebullets Takeover, MANLIKE ME, Rack n Ruin + P Money, Ragga Twins, Reggae Roast, Rob Da Bank, Shyfx, Southern Fried Mobile Disco, Sway, The Heatwave, Warrior One, Wiley, Yoyo Soundsystem, Anaolgik, Deaf Rave, Discodeine, Orchestra Del Sol, Polito Boogaloo; Magpie’s Nest including Cut A Shine, Pony Pony Run Run, Roghan Memet, Tako Lako, The Correspondents, Continental Drifts, Caravan Palace, Global Local presents Attitude is Everything, Gypsy Soundclash, Le KKC Orchestra, Los Albertos, Movimientos including Latin Dub Soundsystem, Rotfront, Sonora Balkanica, Vive Le France, White Mink Electro Swing Speakeasy, Campo Pequeno, La Arcada de Adavinos, Los Artistas Bohemios, Medi-cines Sans Frontieres and Buchinger’s Boot Marionettes, Photo Booth, The Lost Picture Show, carnival sideshows, Copperdollar, Eerie Automata, La Tomatina, Luxury Cinema, Twisted Voodoo Parlours, The Gruffalo, The ZingZillas, Cbeebies Crew, TuckedIn: Tim & Light, Bell & Bullock, Magic Kev, Seikou Susso, Miss LouLou, Object Dart, Clown Zaz, Cecil Sassoon’s Silly Cinema, Coreo Hazzard, Mark Thomas, Kid British, Viv Albertine, Badly Drawn Boy, Billy Bragg, Tony Benn, Caroline Lucas MP, Meditation Garden, Heartfelt Performance, Hiroshima Peace Flame, Resident Earth Musicians


THEATRE AND CIRCUS: No Fit State Circus: The Powder Puff Girlz: Marcus Brigstocke: Mitch Benn: Circolombia:  Kevin Cruise: Mark Thomas: Insect Circus: blackSKYwhite: Steven Frost’s Impro Allstars: Dirty Fred: Circomedia: Murray Lachlan Young: Avanti Display: The Black Eagles: Jonathan Kay: The Dream Engine: Norman Lovett: Area 51: Babyhead: Sonic Forest: Mimbre: Shappi Khorsandie: Icarus: Movin’ Melvin Brown: Emergency Exit Arts: Phil Kay: Rumple the Kangaroo Fool of OZ: Ojarus: Jeremy Hardy: 1623 Theatre Company: Naked Lunch: Arthur Smith: Jaipur Kawa Brass Band: John Hegley: Shazia Mirza: Rory Motion: The Flamborough Trolls: Twisted Cabaret: Attila The  Stockbroker: Aisle16: Phil Nichol: John Otway: Robin Ince: High Rise Rubber: Simon Munnery: 4 Poofs and a Piano:
Herbie Treehead Disaster Band: Haggis and Charlie

AVALON CAFE: FolkFace, RSVP, Malarchy, Mad Dog Mcrea, Rory Mcleod, The New Forbidden, Back Before Breakfast, With Love from Humans, Two Man Ting, MaybeMyrtleTyrtle, Mojohooker, Josh Thorner, Tree top Flyers, Banco de Gaia with Dr Trippy, Flipron, Kidnap Alice, The New Joe Public, Horizonto, Sashi and The Wild Beans, Julie Daske, Nick Langston and the cool nachos, Dumb Instrument, FUR, Gringo Ska, Katey Brookes, Hidden Tapestry, Morning Orchestra, Tom E Lewis


THE UNFAIRGROUND: Bez’s Acid House

ZONO BASSLINE: Abandoman, Aruba Red, Cal Jader, Ed Sheeran, Engine-Earz Experiment, Example, Ghostpoet, Kaya, Latin Dub Soundsystem, P Money, Papaya Republic, Shlomo’s Glasto Circus, The Boxettes, True Tiger, Uproot Andy, Zona Circo Bassline Cabarave

THE BANDSTAND: The Banana Sessions, Bethia Beadman Band, Boxcar Aldous Huxley, Chicken Shed Zeppelin, Daisy Chapman, David Gibb & the Pony Club,The Duckworths, The Fiasco Brothers, Hattie Hatstar, Hodmadoddery, Howlin’ Lord, The Ladybugs, The Mandibles, Punk’s Not Dad, Samuel Brooks, This is the Kit, Violentango, World Government

CROISSANT NEUF: Biggles Wartime Band, Chris Rees Band, Easy and the Cali Five,Ed Sheeran, Goodnight Lenin, Jimmy Davis, Josh Thorner, Lancashire Hotpots, Luke Concannon, Mad Dog Mcrea, Moya Brennan, Mr. B Gentleman Rhymer, One Sixth of Tommy, Posh Boy, Raghu Dixit, Rory Mcleod, The Beat, The Huckleberries, The Momeraths, The Phoenix Rose, Scubaroots, The Boat Band


BOURBON ST: Alpha Manoeuvre, Ben Poole, Benoit Viellefon & His Orchestra (featuring Eddie ”Tan Tan” Thornton on trumpet…), Bourbon Street Jam, Brooks Williams, Carmen Ghia & The Hotrods,Chrissi Poland, Clara Sanabras, Clare Teal, Claude Bourbon, Connie Lush, Grey Dogs Jazz Band, Havana Swing, Jon Allen, Ledfoot, Leon O’Doherty & Nick Davis, Maggie Bell & Dave Kelly, Marcus Bonfanti, Matt Andersen, Nicki Allan, Nova Scotia Jazz band, Orbitsuns, Paddy Milner, Rabbit Foot Spasm Band, Sean Taylor, Simon McBride, Top Shelf Jazz, Trudy Kerr, Will Scott

CUBANA: Direct from Cuba: Sur Caribe, To ‘Mezclao, Bandera Cubana – King Salsa – Beginner Salsa Classes – DJs Felix el Gato, G.Die, Jose Luis, Robimusic – Freshly-prepared Latin Street Food, Mojito + Cuban cocktail bars + Fresh Tropical Smoothies.

2011 pågår festivalen från onsdagen den 22 juni söndagen den 26 juni och det är slutsålt, men för att ge er chansen till ett Glastonbury kommer festivalen nu på söndag den 17 april 9.00 att släppa biljetter som av någon anledning returnerats och det kostar £195 + £5 i bokningsavgift för en biljett. Man får köpa max fyra biljetter per person och det gäller att hänga på låset, då det garanterat är många som vill ha tag i en plåt, online på www.seetickets.com/g2011 eller på Seetickets telefon 0844 412 4635. Lycka till!

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