The Wombats confirmed for Glastonbury

They'll play the new William Green area of the site

The Wombats have been confirmed as playing this year’s Glastonbury festival.

The three-piece will play the site’s new William Green area, which is named after Michael Eavis‘ grandfather.

As previously reported, Maximo Park are due to open the new area at 4pm (BST) on the Thursday (June 25) of the Somerset bash.

The Queen’s Head tent, which was previously situated opposite The Other Stage, will be central to the William Green area, which is located between the Pyramid Stage and The Acoustic Tent, reports the festival’s official website, Glastonburyfestivals.co.uk.

Confirmed acts for this year’s Glastonbury so far are:

Blur
Bruce Springsteen
Jarvis Cocker
Doves
Echo And The Bunnymen
Fleet Foxes
Florence And The Machine
Franz Ferdinand
Kasabian
Lily Allen
Maximo Park
Neil Young
The Ting Tings
The Wombats

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