Glastonbury Festival 2015: The Who and Paul Weller to close the weekend

Third headline act of this year's festival confirmed

The Who have been announced as the third, and final, Glastonbury Festival headliner for 2015.

Speculation about the third headline act for this year’s festival increased in recent weeks, with it already announced that Foo Fighters and Kanye West will headline the Friday and Saturday nights of the festival respectively.

Now The Who – currently marking their 50th anniversary – have been confirmed, with Paul Weller performing in the slot directly before them. The two acts will perform on the Pyramid Stage on Sunday (June 28).

The Who’s Roger Daltrey said of the announcement: “It’s great to be ending this part of a 50-year career at the most prestigious and respected music festival in the world. We’ll do our best to close this year’s event with a bang, unless of course the fireworks get wet!”

Acts to play the festival include Florence + The Machine, Jamie T, Alt-J, Patti Smith, Super Furry Animals, Jungle, The Chemical Brothers, Suede, The Vaccines, The Maccabees, Motorhead, Alabama Shakes, Paloma Faith, Mark Ronson, Run The Jewels, Future Islands, The Fall, Pharrell Williams, Franz Ferdinand & Sparks, La Roux, Fat White Family and Kate Tempest.

Wolf Alice, Belle & Sebastian, Clean Bandit, Young Fathers, Peace, Enter Shikari, Spiritualized, Hot Chip, The Waterboys, FKA Twigs, Caribou, Ben Howard, Catfish and the Bottlemen, Mavis Staples, George Ezra, Courtney Barnett, Death Cab For Cutie, Father John Misty and Sharon Van Etten will also appear

Glastonbury 2015 will run from June 24-28 at its traditional home of Worthy Farm, Somerset.