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Glastonbury 2019 line-up revealed: The Cure and The Killers to headline


The Cure and The Killers have unveiled alongside Stormzy, Kylie Minogue and Janet Jackson as the 2019 Glastonbury Festival headliners.

Stormzy, who had already been announced by the festival, will open the iconic Pyramid Stage on Friday night with The Killers and The Cure taking up the Saturday and Sunday respectively.

The likes of Kylie, Janet Jackson, George Ezra, Liam Gallagher, Miley Cyrus and Tame Impala will either be house on other stages or play before the aforementioned names.

The eclectic line-up, which has included a few surprise names, will also see the return of Vampire Weekend who are preparing the release their eagerly-anticipated new album.

Elsewhere, big names include the likes of The Chemical Brothers, Lauryn Hill, Cat Power, Wu-Tang Clan, Hot Chip, The Streets, Kamasi Washington, Interpol, Kurt Vile and more.

See the full line up announcement, here:

For those attending the festival this year, Glastonbury has announced plans to ban all use of single-plastic bottles at this year’s event.

The announcement, made via their official website, comes as Emily Eavis attempts to stem the amount of waste used at the event. It comes as the event claimed that in 2017, Glastonbury got through in excess of 1.3m plastic bottles.

“Obviously we are all fighting the fight against plastic, which is an enormous task but well overdue and we need to make steps in the right direction,” said Eavis. “A vast amount of plastic bottles were gotten through and when you see images of the arena completely covered in old plastic bottles it’s quite haunting.

“We have been working on this during the year off. We spent a lot of time in 2018 working on the logistic side of all this, speaking to suppliers and market managers, area organisers,” she added.

“We are tackling drinking bottles at the moment, water bottles … and we are encouraging people to bring their own reusable bottle but there will also be reusable bottles available on site.”

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