Pete Doherty to headline Glastonbury stage

Babyshambles man will perform solo set this June

Pete Doherty will headline the Park Stage at this summer’s Glastonbury festival with a solo show, NME.COM understands.

The festival, set on Worthy Farm in Somerset, will take place between June 27 and 29. It has not yet been announced which date Doherty will play. CSS are also set to headline the same stage at the event.

In 2007 Pete Doherty played a surprise show on the same Glastonbury stage.

Doherty is also set to play a solo show at the Royal Albert Hall venue in London on April 26. Tickets are sold out.

See NME’s guide to getting a Glastonbury ticket to find out all you need to know about getting your ticket to the famous festival.

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