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Glastonbury 2013: 50 Acts You Can't Afford To Miss

  • 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.

    Photo: Andy Willsher/NME

    Added: 24 May 2013

  • 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.

    Photo: Victor Frankowski/NME

    Added: 18 Jul 2011

  • 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.

    Photo: PA

    Added: 20 Aug 2011

  • 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.

    Photo: Andy Willsher/NME

    Added: 03 May 2013

  • 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'.

    Photo: Ben Rowland/NME

    Added: 16 Dec 2010

  • 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.

    Photo: Andy Whitton/NME

    Added: 07 Jul 2011

  • Foals, Other Stage, Friday, 9-10pm The Oxford five piece are guaranteed to rock out, but they'll also get you dancing.

    Photo: Dan Dennison

    Added: 08 Feb 2013

  • 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.

    Photo: Victor Frankowski/NME

    Added: 02 Nov 2012

  • 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.

    Photo: Dan Dennison

    Added: 05 Mar 2012

  • Alabama Shakes, Other Stage, Saturday, 6-7pm Brittany Howard's voice has to be heard live to be believed.

    Photo: Richard Johnson

    Added: 16 Jul 2012

  • 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.

    Photo: PA

    Added: 05 Mar 2012

  • 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.

    Photo: Joey Maloney/NME

    Added: 16 Apr 2012

  • 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.

    Photo: NME

    Added: 29 Jun 2012

  • 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.

    Photo: PA

    Added: 11 Feb 2013

  • 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.

    Photo: Jess Baumung/NME

    Added: 20 Dec 2012

  • 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.

    Photo: PA

    Added: 05 Oct 2012

  • 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'?

    Photo: Press

    Added: 10 Apr 2012

  • 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".

    Photo: PA

    Added: 07 Sep 2011

  • 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.

    Photo: Press

    Added: 09 Mar 2012

  • 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.

    Photo: PA

    Added: 20 Mar 2013

  • 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.

    Photo: NME

    Added: 24 Aug 2012

  • 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.

    Photo: Tom Martin/NME

    Added: 27 Jun 2011

  • 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.

    Photo: Andy Willsher/NME

    Added: 26 Feb 2013

  • Dinosaur Jr, The Park Stage, Friday, 7:30-8:30pm Come here for wailing guitar work from J. Mascis.

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    Added: 16 Nov 2012

  • Fuck Buttons, The Park Stage, Saturday, 11pm-12:15am Another Stones alternative will be this no-doubt euphoric set up at The Park.

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    Added: 29 Sep 2009

  • Tim Burgess, The Park Stage, Sunday, 2:30-3:30pm The Charlatans man plays tunes from his day-dreamy solo record.

    Photo: Emilie Bailey

    Added: 24 Apr 2012

  • Crystal Castles, John Peel Stage, Friday, 10:45-11:45pm A riot masquerading as a headline set in the John Peel tent.

    Photo: Dan Dennison/NME

    Added: 20 Dec 2012

  • 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.

    Photo: Tom Martin/NME

    Added: 08 Jul 2012

  • 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.

    Photo: Andy Willsher/NME

    Added: 10 Jun 2013

  • Everything Everything, John Peel Stage, Friday, 9:10-10:10pm The Manchester band have become something of experts at pleasing festival crowds.

    Photo: Andy Willsher/NME

    Added: 17 Jun 2013

  • 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.

    Photo: Andy Willsher/NME

    Added: 10 Jun 2013

  • 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.

    Photo: Dan Dennison/NME

    Added: 28 May 2013

  • James Blake, John Peel Stage, Sunday, 7:15-8:15pm Blake will play tunes from this year's impressive new record 'Overgrown'.

    Photo: Richard Johnson/NME

    Added: 18 Jul 2011

  • Jessie Ware, John Peel Stage, Sunday, 5:45-6:45pm Jessie's classy, effortlessly cool dance music will be the perfect Sunday evening tonic.

    Photo: Derek Bremner/NME

    Added: 10 Sep 2012

  • 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.

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    Added: 05 May 2010

  • Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Sonic, Sunday, 2:15-3:45pm TEED has a relatively early start on Sunday afternoon.

    Photo: Tom Oxley/NME

    Added: 16 Aug 2011

  • Rustie, Wow!, Friday Midnight-1am Saturday The Scottish producer brings 'Glass Swords' and more to the dance village.

    Photo: Press

    Added: 03 Aug 2012

  • Zebra Katz, Wow!, Thursday, 10-10:30pm You won't hear anything quite like 'Ima Read' all weekend.

    Photo: Press

    Added: 31 Jan 2012

  • 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.

    Photo: Richard Johnson

    Added: 16 Jul 2012

  • Disclosure, Sonic, Saturday, 9-10pm The chart-topping brothers bring their irresistable beats to the dance village.

    Photo: PA

    Added: 05 Jun 2013

  • 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.

    Photo: PA

    Added: 20 Mar 2013

  • 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.

    Photo: Press

    Added: 06 Mar 2013

  • Jagwar Ma, John Peel Stage, Saturday, 1-1:40pm The perfect Saturday pick-me-up after a late Friday night.

    Photo: Press

    Added: 08 Jan 2013

  • 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.

    Photo: Derek Bremner/NME

    Added: 09 Sep 2012

  • Jake Bugg, Pyramid Stage, Friday, 2-3pm Fresh from recording with Rick Rubin, the prodigy from Nottingham steps up to the main stage.

    Photo: Andy Willsher/NME

    Added: 17 Jun 2013

  • 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.

    Photo: Tom Martin/NME

    Added: 16 Aug 2011

  • Solange, The Park Stage, Friday, 4:30-5:30pm The cooler Knowles plays perfect pop, like 'Losing You'.

    Photo: PA

    Added: 18 Jan 2013

  • 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.

    Photo: Tom Oxley/NME

    Added: 03 Aug 2011

  • 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.

    Photo: Youtube

    Added: 10 Apr 2013

  • 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.

    Photo: PA

    Added: 27 Mar 2013