MACCA GIVES GLASTO THUMBS ALOFT!

Organiser Michael Eavis spills the beans on this year's event...

Paul McCartney has been confirmed to headline the Saturday night (June 26) at this year’s GLASTONBURY.

Festival organiser Michael Eavis confirmed the ex-Beatle‘s slot at the Oxford Union last night (February 18).

Eavis revealed that Kings Of Leon was booked for this year’s event on the Tuesday after the festival finished last year.

Other artists strongly rumoured for the three-day festival are PJ Harvey, James Brown, My Morning Jacket, Basement Jaxx, Idlewild and the Scissor Sisters.

Oasis, and The Strokes are also rumoured to be in talks with Eavis. Acts such as [/a], Muse, Elbow, [a], and Keane are also strongly rumoured to play.

As previously reported on NME.COM, tickets for the event, taking place on June 25 – 27 at Worthy Farm, Pilton, in Somerset, will go on sale on April 1, at 8pm. Tickets for this year’s event will cost £112 plus booking fee, and postage costs. Credit cards will not be accepted although debit cards, postal orders and cheques will, and they will be limited to two per person.