Phoebe Bridgers to the High Court at Glastonbury 2022

The 2022 Glastonbury Festival is underway, with music fans from around the world flocking to Worthy Farms in Somerset, England.

This year’s festival was spearheaded by Generation Z pop star Billie Eilish, Beatles legend Sir Paul McCartney and American rapper Kendrick Lamar, with Diana Ross taking over the traditional Legends Slot.

On Friday June 24, McCartney played a pre-festival gig in Somerset this evening, with tickets to the 800-capacity show selling out in less than an hour.

On The Other Stage, rock band Libertines opened the procedure after a powerful on-screen speech from Ukraine’s president Zelensky.

Wolf Alice, after worrying fans by announcing their flight from LA had been cancelled, managed to head to the UK for a performance on the Pyramid Stage this afternoon.

In the US team, a sense of gloom is always present due to the devastating Roe vs Wade verdict of the Supreme Court. Artists including Phoebe Bridgers and UK rock band IDLES are among the acts condemning the decision so far.

Then came the moment we’ve all been waiting for, Billie Eilish making history as the youngest artist ever to top a Pyramid Stage solo.

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Lauren Laverne was one of the faces covered by the BBC on Glastonbury this year, but she just shared this heartbreaking message on Instagram.

Louis ChiltonJune 25, 2022 10:39

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A few more hours until things really start today.

That leaves you plenty of time to read this jailbreak feature by Adam White, about his youth as a “Glastonbury baby”.

Louis ChiltonJune 25, 2022 10:14

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A little look at the campground this morning…

Louis ChiltonJune 25, 2022 09:49

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Louis ChiltonJune 25, 2022 09:30

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Who are you most looking forward to meeting today?

Macca would be the obvious answer, but there are so many to choose from.

Personally, I don’t think I’ve seen a better gig this year than Big Thieves – they’ll definitely be the trump card this afternoon.

Louis ChiltonJune 25, 2022 09:10

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ICYMI – everything there is to know about Paul McCartney’s title set for tonight.

Louis ChiltonJune 25, 2022 08:50

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Little Simz’s set last night got four stars in our review.

“As the lights of Worthy Farms go dark in the night, Little Simz’s star is shining brighter than ever.”

Louis ChiltonJune 25, 2022 08:30

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So who left these?

Louis ChiltonJune 25, 2022 08:10

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Pretty impressive image at Groove Armada set last night.

“Hands of Time” is a rather confusing name…

Louis ChiltonJune 25, 2022 07:50

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Day 3 – Of the year (many) paintings!

Amazing Beasts Passed Kidzfield on Friday

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Festival-goers pose in bright wigs

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Great (and very important) survey in Glastonbury scone

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‘You look amazing’ in Glastonbury

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Maanya SachdevaJune 25, 2022 07:30

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