On Wednesday morning, Glastonbury opened at Worthy Farm in Somerset for the first time in three years, so here’s everything you need to know…
Who are the headliners of Glastonbury Festival 2022 and what days are their slots?
Glastonbury Festival 2022 runs from Wednesday June 22 to Sunday June 26.
On Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the headliners will end each evening in turn with a slot on the Pyramid stage. There’s also a headlining Legends slot, which is scheduled for Sunday tea time.
FRIDAY: Billie Eilish. The Bad Guy singer, 20, will be the youngest solo artist in Glastonbury history to headline when she takes the stage at 10.15pm on Friday.
SATURDAY: Sir Paul McCartney. The 80-year-old former Beatles member will be the oldest performer to headline the festival after Saturday’s 10.30pm performance.
SUNDAY: Kendrick Lamar. Unlike Billie and Sir Paul, Sunday night will mark the first time the 34-year-old rapper Kendrick has played at Glastonbury. His time slot begins at 9:45 p.m.
SUNDAY TMEAL TIME: Diana Ross. The Motown legend, 78, is set to play the Teatime Legends slot on Sunday, scheduled for 4 p.m.
Who else is online every night?
There are over 3,000 artists performing at Glastonbury Festival 2022, across seven main stages and 80 performance areas at Worthy Farm.
The full range can be found on the official Glastonbury website.
Here’s a roundup of some of the great artists who will be performing at the festival:
FRIDAY ON THE PYRAMID STAGE: Sam Fender, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, Wolf Alice, Crowded House, Rufus Wainwright, Ziggy Marley.
FRIDAY ON THE OTHER STAGE: Foals, St. Vincent, Idles, Supergrass, First Aid Kit, Blossoms, Kae Tempest, The Libertines.
Elsewhere on Friday, Billy Bragg, Sugababes, Fatboy Slim, Carol Cox, The Undertones Arlo Parks, Primal Scream, Phoebe Bridges, Chempical Brothers and Little Simz will delight festival-goers at various stages.
It has just been announced that the winners of Eurovision 2022 Kalush Orchestra from Ukraine will perform on Friday at the Shangri-La Truth Stage.
SATURDAY ON THE PYRAMID STAGE: High Flying Birds by Noel Gallagher, Haim, AJ Tracey, Easy Life, Joy Crookes, Les Amazones d’Afrique.
SATURDAY ON THE OTHER STAGE: Megan Thee Stallion, Burna Boy, Olivia Rodrigo, Glass Animals, Metromony, Skuny Anansie, Tems, Hak Baker.
Elsewhere on Saturday, Celeste, Jamie T, Yungblud, Jassie Ware, Scouting For Girls, The Hoosiers, Camelphat, Calvin Harris and more will perform at the festival.
SUNDAY ON THE PYRAMID STAGE: Lorde, Elbow, Herbie Hancock, Dakhabrakha, Black Dyke Band
SUNDAY ON THE OTHER STAGE: Pet Shop Boys, Years & Years, Kacey Musgraves, Fontaines DC, Declan McKenna, Lianne La Havas, Sea Girls, Kojey Radical.
Elsewhere on Sunday, Charli XCX, Megan McKenna, McFly, Imelda May, Sub Focus and others will take over on various stages.
And, as always, there will be surprise sets throughout the 5-day spectacular.
Where can I watch the performances?
Glastonbury 2022 will be broadcast live on TUSEN iPlayer and TUSEN Sounds throughout the festival.
The TUSEN has promised to provide over 35 hours of coverage during the festival, which also marks the first time the TUSEN has broadcast a music event in ultra high definition.
The TUSEN’s coverage of Glastonbury 2022 will be led by a host of familiar faces including Zoe Ball, Dermot O’Leary, Lauren Laverne and Jack Saunders.
iPlayer’s dedicated Glastonbury Channel will launch on Thursday 23 June, showing live performances, preview programs and more over the four days.
It will also be possible to watch festival highlights from various sets via the TUSEN Music Youtube channel.
How many people will be at Glastonbury Festival 2022?
The Glastonbury Festival attracts around 200,000 people each year. In 1994, a record number of 300,000 people were at the festival.
When is Glastonbury Festival 2023 and how can I get tickets?
Dates for next year’s Glastonbury Festival are yet to be confirmed, but it is expected to take place between Wednesday June 21 and Sunday June 25, 2023.
The first set of tickets usually go on sale in early October for the following year’s event, and pre-registration is required to qualify.
To do this, you must upload a photo of yourself to the official Glastonbury website, a system put in place to prevent ticket sales.
Registration for Glastonbury Festival 2023 is already open.
When was the last Glastonbury Festival?
The world-famous musical extravaganza last took place in 2019, specifically between June 26 and June 30.
The COVID-19 pandemic prevented the 2020 and 2021 Glastonbury Festivals from taking place.