Jack White’s The Dead Weather to play Glastonbury festival 2009

Band confirm themselves for Park Stage slot

The Dead Weather have announced they will play the 2009 Glastonbury festival.

The band will play the Park Stage today (June 26) at 6.45pm (BST).

They confirmed their appearance in an email to fans in the early hours of the morning.

The Dead Weather have announced that they will play the 2009 Glastonbury festival.

The band, featuring The White StripesJack White, will play the Park Stage today (June 26) at 6.45pm (BST).

The slot marks White‘s fifth onstage appearance at Glastonbury.

Last year he appeared on the Park Stage as a special guest of The Last Shadow Puppets, as well as playing on the Pyramid Stage with The Raconteurs. He also performed on the Pyramid Stage with The White Stripes in 2002, and then headlined the festival with Meg White in 2005.

The band confirmed their appearance in an email to fans in the early hours of this morning.

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