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Glastonbury donates £2m to good causes from 2013 festival

Glastonbury donates £2m to good causes from 2013 festival

Oxfam and Greenpeace received £500k from the Worthy Farm fest in 2013

  • Oct 15, 2014
Registration for Glastonbury festival closes tonight (September 30)

Registration for Glastonbury festival closes tonight (September 30)

Tickets go on sale at 9am on Sunday, October 5

  • Sep 30, 2014
Fleetwood Mac, AC/DC and Muse tipped to headline Glastonbury ahead of tickets going on sale

Fleetwood Mac, AC/DC and Muse tipped to headline Glastonbury ahead of tickets going on sale

Fans will be able to purchase tickets for 2015 event on Sunday (October 5)

  • Sep 29, 2014
Glastonbury 2015 ticket details revealed

Glastonbury 2015 ticket details revealed

Standard weekend passes for the Worthy Farm bash will go on sale on October 5

  • Sep 16, 2014
£25,000 of illegal drugs handed in at Bestival

£25,000 of illegal drugs handed in at Bestival

Festival goers used amnesty bins on the Isle of Wight site over the weekend

  • Sep 11, 2014
Foals play last show for '18 months' at Bestival 2014

Foals play last show for '18 months' at Bestival 2014

The band signed off 'Holy Fire' campaign with a headline set on the Isle Of Wight

  • Sep 7, 2014
Busta Rhymes cancels Bestival appearance as The Kooks announce secret set

Busta Rhymes cancels Bestival appearance as The Kooks announce secret set

US rapper also confirms London show scheduled for next week will also not go ahead

  • Sep 6, 2014
Outkast bring career-spanning set to first night of Bestival

Outkast bring career-spanning set to first night of Bestival

Plus, performances from Disclosure, La Roux, Temples, Caribou and more

  • Sep 6, 2014
Oasis top NME readers' wishlist of bands to headline Reading & Leeds 2015

Oasis top NME readers' wishlist of bands to headline Reading & Leeds 2015

Foo Fighters and The Strokes also figure

  • Aug 26, 2014
Arctic Monkeys pay tribute to Yorkshire roots with white roses as Leeds Festival headline set begins

Arctic Monkeys pay tribute to Yorkshire roots with white roses as Leeds Festival headline set begins

Alex Turner tells crowd: 'Yorkshire, we'll have a right laugh with you today."

  • Aug 24, 2014
Sunday at Leeds Festival 2014 – the full report

Sunday at Leeds Festival 2014 – the full report

Arctic Monkeys and Jake Bugg play Bramham Park on final day of festival

  • Aug 24, 2014
Pulled Apart By Horses pull Leeds Festival set at last minute due to bassist collapsing backstage

Pulled Apart By Horses pull Leeds Festival set at last minute due to bassist collapsing backstage

The band missed their 12.55pm set

  • Aug 24, 2014
Arctic Monkeys headline Reading Festival 2014, hailing 'f-ing good crowd'

Arctic Monkeys headline Reading Festival 2014, hailing 'f-ing good crowd'

Sheffield four-piece return to the three-day bash for the second time in five years with hits from 'AM' and their back catalogue

  • Aug 24, 2014
Paramore's Hayley Williams joined on-stage by sister Erica as band headline Leeds Festival

Paramore's Hayley Williams joined on-stage by sister Erica as band headline Leeds Festival

Band play hit-filled set and avoid technical difficulties as they close second day of event

  • Aug 23, 2014
Saturday at Leeds Festival 2014 – the full report

Saturday at Leeds Festival 2014 – the full report

Paramore, Gerard Way, Queens of the Stone Age, Vampire Weekend and Metronomy played

  • Aug 23, 2014
Jake Bugg plays secret show at Reading Festival

Jake Bugg plays secret show at Reading Festival

Troubadour performs a six song acoustic set on the BBC Introducing stage

  • Aug 23, 2014
Former My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way opens second day of Leeds Festival 2014

Former My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way opens second day of Leeds Festival 2014

Former My Chemical Romance frontman concludes set with cover of Jesus & Mary Chain song

  • Aug 23, 2014
Blink-182 close first day of Leeds festival with hits, flames, belching and toilet humour

Blink-182 close first day of Leeds festival with hits, flames, belching and toilet humour

Band played in front of a flaming sign reading 'Fuck'

  • Aug 22, 2014
Queens Of The Stone Age headline Reading Festival for the first time with lights and lasers

Queens Of The Stone Age headline Reading Festival for the first time with lights and lasers

Josh Homme and co bring hit packed set to the Main Stage

  • Aug 22, 2014
Blink-182 bring flames and Union Jack flag to Leeds Festival headline set

Blink-182 bring flames and Union Jack flag to Leeds Festival headline set

US pop-punk trio begin Friday night performance with 'Feelin' This' and 'What's My Age Again'

  • Aug 22, 2014

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