Michael Eavis reveals Glastonbury headliner announcement date and hints it may be two artists

Glastonbury founder says final headlining artists will “most likely” be British

Michael Eavis has hinted that the identity of the final Glastonbury headliner will be revealed on June 1.

Eavis also appeared to imply that the headliner for Sunday June 28 will be composed of two artists, rather than one, and that they will “most likely” be British.

The Glastonbury founder was speaking at an event at London’s Victoria And Albert Museum last night (April 21). In his talk, titled Michael Eavis: Glastonbury, Eavis spoke about the history of the festival. Talking to attendees afterwards while posing for pictures, Eavis said the next line-up announcement for the festival will be on June 1 and will be “a big one”.


According to eFestivals, Eavis was then asked for clues as to the identity of the final headliner. He responded that the headliner consists of two acts, rather than one, and that the artists in question are “most likely British”.

There has been constant speculation over the identity of the artist joining Foo Fighters and Kanye West in headlining this year’s festival. Coldplay are 3/1 favourites with bookmakers William Hill, though Emily Eavis has previously ruled them out of playing. Muse and AC/DC have concerts elsewhere on June 28, so will not be the final headliner.

Other artists confirmed as performing at Glastonbury include Alt-J , Florence And The Machine, The Maccabees, Suede, Jamie T, The Chemical Brothers, Alabama Shakes, Jungle, FKA Twigs,Catfish And The Bottlemen, Belle & Sebastian, The Vaccines, Super Furry Animals, Patti Smith, Hot Chip, Run The Jewels, Future Islands, Charli XCX, Peace and Circa Waves.