Arctic Monkeys, Pyramid Stage, Friday, 10:15-11:45pm From Sheffield via the Californian deserts, judging my storming new tune ‘Do I Wanna Know?’ the Monkeys could be set to steal post-festival headlines.
Tame Impala, Other Stage, Friday, 6:05-7pm Kevin Parker brings last year’s NME Album Of The Year ‘Lonerism’ to the greatest festival on earth.
Dizzee Rascal, Pyramid Stage, Friday, 8:15-9:30pm Dizzee joined Arctic Monkeys onstage last time they headlined back in 2007 to perform ‘Temptation Greets You Like A Naughty Friend’, but this year expect the focus to be on his own storming pop set.
The Vaccines, Pyramid Stage, Friday, 6:30-7:30pm After their triumphant O2 show, the Pyramid Stage at Worthy Farm should be a walk in the park.
Vampire Weekend, Pyramid Stage, Sunday, 6-7pm ‘Diane Young’ is already one of the songs of the year, and the band will bring that and more from ‘Modern Vampires of the City’.
Portishead, Other Stage, Friday, 10:30-11:45 Promises to be so intense and visceral you’ll feel like you’re back in the womb.
Foals, Other Stage, Friday, 9-10pm The Oxford five piece are guaranteed to rock out, but they’ll also get you dancing.
Alt-J, Other Stage, Friday, 7:30-8:30pm Last year they won the Mercury Prize for their debut album ‘An Awesome Wave’, this year they’re winning over festival crowds all over the planet.
Major Lazer, West Holts Stage, Friday, 8:45-9:45pm Diplo and co. bring their ass-shaking party to the West Holts field, so grab a cider from the bus and get down.
Alabama Shakes, Other Stage, Saturday, 6-7pm Brittany Howard’s voice has to be heard live to be believed.
Noah & The Whale, Other Stage, Friday, 4:30-5:30pm Charlie Fink and band make the step up from the John Peel tent to the Other Stage.
Azealia Banks, Other Stage, Friday, 3-4pm Sure to be an upbeat, agressive and sing-along set. Just don’t ask her when the album’s out.
Primal Scream, Pyramid Stage, Saturday, 7-8pm Glastonbury couldn’t have booked a more perfect band for that tricky slot before The Rolling Stones. They’ve got a brilliant new record ‘More Light’ as well as a truckload of classics to call on.
Mumford & Sons, Pyramid Stage, Sunday, 9:45-11:15pm Bringing the festival’s main stage to a close will be the banjo-wielding, stadium-conquering Mumfords. Expect jiggig.
The xx, Other Stage, Sunday, 10:05-11:15pm Fresh from their own ‘Night + Day’ mini-festival, the black-clad band are at the peak of their powers.
Smashing Pumpkins, Other Stage, Friday, 8:20-9:35pm Billy Corgan brings the latest line-up of the Pumpkins to Glastonbury with a back-catalogue that’s hard to better.
Chic, West Holts Stage, Friday, 10:15-11:45pm Surely the biggest party of the entire weekend? Man of the moment Nile Rodgers brings his faultless setlist to Glastonbury – but will he play ‘Get Lucky’?
Public Enemy, West Holts Stage, Saturday, 10:15-11:45pm If the Stones aren’t to your taste, Public Enemy are the ideal alternative – Chuck D refers to himself and Flavor Flav as the “Mick ‘n Keith of hip-hop”.
Bobby Womack, West Holts Stage, Sunday, 9:30-11:15pm The soul legend will be joined by The Bravest Band, including Damon Albarn, to close the Sunday night of the festival.
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Pyramid Stage, Sunday, 7:45-9pm The crown prince of darkness returns to the Pyramid Stage on ferociously good form. He’s recently taken to bookending a set of his most theatrical hits (‘Jack The Ripper’, ‘Stagger Lee’) with the choice cuts from his brilliant new record ‘Push The Sky Away’. It’s incendiary.
The Horrors, The Park Stage, Friday, 10:45pm-12:15am Away from the bigger stages, you can experience the brooding intimacy of The Horrors up at The Park stage.
Hurts, John Peel Stage, Saturday, 10:45-11:45pm Recent NME cover stars Hurts will be immaculately stylish when they go toe-to-toe with The Stones.
Django Django, The Park Stage, Friday, 9-10pm As Django Django proved on this year’s NME Awards Tour, they’ve become a formidable live presence.
Dinosaur Jr, The Park Stage, Friday, 7:30-8:30pm Come here for wailing guitar work from J. Mascis.
Fuck Buttons, The Park Stage, Saturday, 11pm-12:15am Another Stones alternative will be this no-doubt euphoric set up at The Park.
Tim Burgess, The Park Stage, Sunday, 2:30-3:30pm The Charlatans man plays tunes from his day-dreamy solo record.
Crystal Castles, John Peel Stage, Friday, 10:45-11:45pm A riot masquerading as a headline set in the John Peel tent.
The Courteeners, John Peel Stage, Friday, 9-10:10pm The Macunian heroes have grown accustomed to playing bigger venues, so they’ll make the tent feel epic.
Miles Kane, John Peel Stage, Friday, 5-5:50pm After wowing the NME Awards Tour earlier in the year, Miles is guaranteed to be on unmissable form.
Everything Everything, John Peel Stage, Friday, 9:10-10:10pm The Manchester band have become something of experts at pleasing festival crowds.
Johnny Marr, John Peel Stage, Friday, 6:20-7:20pm NME’s 2013 Godlike Genius will play new stuff, like the storming ‘Upstarts’, alongside a couple of Smiths classics.
Phoenix, John Peel Stage, Sunday, 10:15-11:15pm You’ll have the chance to see Coachella and Primavera headliners Phoenix up-close-and-personal in the John Peel tent.
James Blake, John Peel Stage, Sunday, 7:15-8:15pm Blake will play tunes from this year’s impressive new record ‘Overgrown’.
Jessie Ware, John Peel Stage, Sunday, 5:45-6:45pm Jessie’s classy, effortlessly cool dance music will be the perfect Sunday evening tonic.
Mount Kimbie, Sonic, Friday, 1:30-2:30pm If you’re awake by 1:30 after the excitement of Thursday night, this will be the place to be.
Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Sonic, Sunday, 2:15-3:45pm TEED has a relatively early start on Sunday afternoon.
Rustie, Wow!, Friday Midnight-1am Saturday The Scottish producer brings ‘Glass Swords’ and more to the dance village.
Zebra Katz, Wow!, Thursday, 10-10:30pm You won’t hear anything quite like ‘Ima Read’ all weekend.
Deap Vally, John Peel Stage, Sunday, 2:20-3pm There’s only two of them, but Deap Vally will be louder and heavier than almost anyone else this weekend.
Disclosure, Sonic, Saturday, 9-10pm The chart-topping brothers bring their irresistable beats to the dance village.
Haim, Pyramid Stage, Friday, 12:30-1:30pm The hotly-tipped sisters play on a couple of occasions across the weekend, and their early slot on the biggest stage will be one to watch.
Iggy Azalea, Sonic, Saturday, 3:45-4:40pm The Australian rapper is on fire at the moment, and this will be the perfect showcase for her lyrical skills.
Jagwar Ma, John Peel Stage, Saturday, 1-1:40pm The perfect Saturday pick-me-up after a late Friday night.
Two Door Cinema Club, The Other Stage, Saturday, 7-30-8.30pm Bringing the Saturday night vibes to the Other Stage (before Example and Chase & Status) will be Two Door. A huge slot, for a now huge band.
Jake Bugg, Pyramid Stage, Friday, 2-3pm Fresh from recording with Rick Rubin, the prodigy from Nottingham steps up to the main stage.
King Krule, The Park Stage, Friday, 3-4pm Archie Marshall has one of the most unique voices in new music and you’d be a fool to miss him.
Solange, The Park Stage, Friday, 4:30-5:30pm The cooler Knowles plays perfect pop, like ‘Losing You’.
Tyler, The Creator & Earl Sweatshirt, John Peel Stage, Sunday, 8:45-9:45pm This promises to be the most anarchic set of the entire festival.
Cat Power, The Park Stage, Sunday, 8:30-9:45pm Chan Marshall’s look and stage persona has shifted dramatically over the years, but the fact that she’s unmissable hasn’t.
The Rolling Stones, Pyramid Stage, Saturday, 9:30-11:45pm Finally, these guys. What more can you say about the Greatest Rock’n’Roll Band of All Time? Satisfaction guaranteed.