Glastonbury ‘New Talent’ finalists confirmed

Competition reaches climax with heats in Pilton

The final 12 bands in this year’s Glastonbury ‘New Talent’ competition have been announced (March 18).

The winner, who will play on the Pyramid or Other Stage at this year’s festival in June, will be revealed after a weekend of heats held at Pilton, Somerset between March 29-30.

Emily Eavis, Michael Eavis and Huw Stephens are among the judges.

Previous winners include The Subways, Scouting for Girls and Liz Green.

The 2008 finalists are:

Myth of Unity

28 Costumes

Young Runaways

Charlene Sorai

The Golden Silvers

Boys In A Band

Mankala

Revere

Rod Thomas

Swimming

The Franks

Andy Hickie & the Merry Maidens