NME’s New Music Editor Matt Wilkinson does the work so you don’t have to. We present: the 20 new bands you’ve gotta see at Glastonbury 2013, starting with AlunaGeorge playing Saturday 17.30 – 18.30 at Sonic Stage.
Disclosure’s bezzies are sure to bring the party to Worthy Farm this weekend
Playing Saturday 17.00 – 17.50 at John Peel Stage and 20.25 – 20.55 at BBC Introducing. The 4AD newcomers released their debut album ‘If You Leave’ following a wave of hype recently.
Playing Saturday 12.30 – 13.10 at Williams Green. The brothers’ ‘Loveless’ were one of the hits of Brighton’s Great Escape festival.
Francois And The Atlas Mountains
Playing Friday 11.00 – 11.40 at the John Peel Stage. Based in Bristol, the bands last album ‘E Volo Love’ (2012) was a quiet success for Domino Records.
Half Moon Run
Playing Friday 13.30 – 14.30 at the Park Stage. Canadian newcomers who’s single ‘Full Circle’ is likely to be one of the breakout hits of 2013.
Playing Friday 20.05 – 21.05 at the Avalon Stage. The songstress has come a long way since starting out guesting with Bombay Bicycle Club a few years back.
Matthew E White
Playing Sunday 12.35 – 13.35 at West Holts stage. The Richmond, Virginia man is making his first appearance at the festival.
Melody’s Echo Chamber
Playing Saturday 13.30 – 14.50 at the Park Stage. Melody Prochet’s eponymous debut album was one of 2012’s finest.
Playing Friday 18.00 – 19.00 at the Park Stage. The New York duo bring their hit ‘Hurricane’ to Glastonbury.
Playing Friday 18.00 – 19.00 at the Park Stage. Bassist Chilli is the only Palma to have been to Glastonbury before, and even that was only as a punter.
Playing Friday 15.00 – 16.00 at the John Peel Stage. Lords of the B-Town scene, Harry & co. roll into Pilton hot off the back of a US tour.
Playing Friday 11.00 – 11.45 at the Park Stage. Faris Badwan’s co-singer in Cats Eyes will take to the stage to perform tracks from her recent solo album.
Scott and Charlene’s Wedding
Playing Saturday 10.30 – 11.10 at Williams Green. Rubbish name aside, the Aussie-via-NYC act are one of the most hotly-touted garage bands in 2013.
Playing Sunday 13.15 – 14.00 at the Park Stage. The Liverpool trio’s debut album came out on Heavenly Records in 2012.
Playing Sunday 13.20 – 14.00 at the John Peel Stage. Something of a cult affair, the Canadian’s recently played a cracking gig at London’s Village Underground.
Playing Friday 12.00 – 12.40 at the John Peel stage and Saturday 14.30 – 15.10 at Williams Green. The Birmingham fourpiece are gearing up to release their debut album this summer
Playing Friday 12.15 – 13.00 at the Park Stage. This trio formed from the ashes of Pete And The Pirates.
Playing Saturday 16.00 – 16.40 at the John Peel Stage. The Irish fourpiece – who are still all teenagers – play R&B standards with heroic gusto, mixed with their own material.
Playing Saturday 15.00 – 15.40 at the John Peel Stage. The East London based band’s debut album was one of the finest of last year.
Playing Friday 14:15 – 14:40 at the BBC Introducing Stage. Part of the same Wirral scene that spawned The Coral and Miles Kane, the two-girl, three-boy newcomers have hints of Fleetwood Mac about them.