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Started by MorrisMitchener on Jun 20, 2022 8:29:29 AM
Glastonbury 2022

Attendees! Couch potatoes! Glastonbury is finally back!!

https://www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk/

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b007r6vx

Your 1 stop shop for all things Glastonbury 2022. I’ll be focusing on the BBC TV coverage as I am too lazy/poor to actually go.

HEADLINERS

Friday; Billie Eilish. Not too clued up on this act, to be honest. However, I hear he is very good and he’s likely to do very well.

Saturday; Paul McCartney. Bit of a flash in the pan, this guy. Can’t see how he’s going to fill 2 hours.

Sunday: Kendrick Lamar. Not too clued up on this act, to be honest. However, I hear she is very good and she’s likely to do very well.

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MorrisMitchener - 20 Jun 2022 08:30:01 (#1 of 516)

Doesn’t have to be the music festival of course. The thread title might also include a nice flower arranging conference or something going on in the village of Glastonbury sometime in 2022. That’d be fine also.

popstar7 - 20 Jun 2022 08:31:43 (#2 of 516)

Do you know what would be great? If you didn’t try to be funny in every single post. Emphasis on ‘try’.

MorrisMitchener - 20 Jun 2022 08:36:18 (#3 of 516)

Grumpy. It's early, I suppose.

popstar7 - 20 Jun 2022 08:50:32 (#4 of 516)

Not grumpy at all. Just my heart kind of sinks as you do the ‘Paul McCartney? Up and coming newcomer! Bit raw for the main stage, eh? Eh?’ bit.

MorrisMitchener - 20 Jun 2022 08:55:17 (#5 of 516)

I'll keep 'em coming. Just for you.

Tagyourit - 20 Jun 2022 09:10:55 (#6 of 516)

I hope Sir Thumbsaloft puts on a better performance than he did at the 2012 Olympics closing ceremony, he was bloody awful then.

Snarlygog - 20 Jun 2022 09:11:25 (#7 of 516)

Good news for a lot of my ex Live events students - getting back to putting on big shows again.

MorrisMitchener - 20 Jun 2022 09:16:16 (#8 of 516)

It's ten years since the Olympics.I'm sure his voice will have improved...

I don't care. I love the man.

phantlers - 20 Jun 2022 10:43:08 (#9 of 516)

Judging by the Glastonbury line ups in recent years the rest of the British population is aging at four or five times the speed that I am. This is good.

jambeslourdes - 20 Jun 2022 11:54:25 (#10 of 516)

Tragically, that plucky young lad, McCartney, will have to do without my support on Saturday night as he clashes with Roisin Murphy. I hope a few people turn up to encourage him.

RosyLovelady - 20 Jun 2022 11:58:14 (#11 of 516)

I was hoping it would all be over by now, but it evidently won't be over for a long, long time yet.

MorrisMitchener - 20 Jun 2022 13:09:29 (#12 of 516)

Other powerhouse acts up against Macca;

The Hoosiers. Suzanne Vega. Jamie T. The Waterboys.

I fear the great man may end up playing to an empty field ...

ReverendBlueJeans - 20 Jun 2022 15:08:59 (#13 of 516)

Roisin Murphy

Grounded Irish jockey innit?

Tenesmus - 20 Jun 2022 21:38:43 (#14 of 516)

Some great names in the line up, although I've no idea who Fizzy Gillespie is, nor Fleetmac Wood.

StakludKar - 20 Jun 2022 23:55:21 (#15 of 516)

I thought Father John Misty was playing this year. But he isn't.

Khruangbin are playing somewhere though. They fab

Tenesmus - 21 Jun 2022 06:51:53 (#16 of 516)

I see Steve Hillage and his Mrs still chilling. Pity they won't be on TV.

MorrisMitchener - 21 Jun 2022 08:27:01 (#17 of 516)

I'm very, very much looking forward to Wet Leg, a band who in between getting booked and now have unexpectedly become absolutely massive. 2 pm on one of the middle sized stages on the Friday. Nice to kick off early with a new act with some actual big hits.

Ginmonkey - 21 Jun 2022 08:36:11 (#18 of 516)

I remember something similar happened at Reading Festival in the late nineties with The Verve. The tent they were playing in was jam packed.

davedanon - 21 Jun 2022 19:04:53 (#19 of 516)

Wet Leg



What a terrible name.

phantlers - 21 Jun 2022 20:42:19 (#20 of 516)

actual big hits.

-s

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