Ed Sheeran Paves The Way

Ed Sheeran by Greg by Williams - Best New Bands

London – The big news over this side of the water this week was the announcement that Ed Sheeran will close this year’s Glastonbury Festival as Sunday’s headliner. Such is Sheeran’s current wave of chart domination via his latest album Divide that it is strange to think that he made his Glastonbury debut in 2011

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Glastonbury 2016: Day Four Coverage

Glastonbury by Maja Smiejkowska for Best New Bands

Somerset, UK – Sunday morning. Forgive me for starting with the weather once more. Thankfully, there had been no overnight rain at Glastonbury to speak of, yet ground conditions remained extremely muddy, and we were in for a largely overcast day with showers expected later. Of course, the weather is pretty fundamental to festivalgoers’ experiences, whether they are

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Glastonbury 2016: Day Three Coverage

Glastonbury by Maja Smiejkowska for Best New Bands

Somerset, UK - Those Glastonbury campers who were actually in bed rather than partying at Shangri La didn’t get a great night’s sleep, woken by heavy overnight rain drumming on tents, followed by more early morning precipitation. It hardly dampened spirits; though, the result of the EU referendum still weighed heavily. An opinion poll by The Times

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Glastonbury 2016: Day Two Coverage

Glastonbury by Maja Smiejkowska for Best New Bands

Somerset, UK – Glastonbury Festival kicked off for real on Friday after campers woke up to sunny intervals vying with overcast skies and a muddy terrain, though no worse than it was the day before. All the stages opened today so festival goers were hit with those “mission impossible” schedules. A high class problem. Talking of problems, this

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Glastonbury 2016: Day One Coverage

Glastonbury by Maja Smiejkowska for Best New Bands

Somerset, UK - 2016′s Glastonbury Festival opened its gates on Wednesday followed by tales of up to 12 hour queues to get onsite, along with the combination of rain and people on already well-watered land, turning the lush pastures of Worthy Farm into a familiar quagmire. The weather was kinder to early festival goers on Thursday but less so to those

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