Glastonbury Festival 2013
|Glastonbury Festival 2013|
|Date(s)||28 June 2013|
30 June 2013
|Location(s)||Worthy Farm, Pilton, Somerset, England|
|Participants||135,000 tickets + performers and crew|
The 2013 Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts was held from 26–30 June 2013. It followed a fallow year, in which there was no festival.
The Arctic Monkeys headlined on the Pyramid stage on the Friday night. The Rolling Stones made their Glastonbury debut, headlining on the Saturday. The band played twenty songs during their two-hour set, with the second hour broadcast by BBC Two. The Rolling Stones performance had a peak audience of 2.6 million on BBC 2. Mumford and Sons closed the festival with their first ever headline set on the Pyramid stage.
|Arctic Monkeys||Friday||Pyramid Stage||22:15-23:45|
|Jupiter & Okwess International||11:00-12:00|
|The Rolling Stones||Saturday||21:30-23:45|
|Mumford & Sons||Sunday||21:45-23:15|
|Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds||19:45-21:00|
|First Aid Kit||12:45-13:30|
|Chase & Status||Saturday||22:30-23:45|
|Two Door Cinema Club||19:30-20:30|
|Noah and the Whale||16:30-17:30|
|Dry the River||13:40-14:30|
|The Smashing Pumpkins||20:25-21:35|
|Of Monsters and Men||17:30-18:20|
|Public Image Ltd.||16:10-17:00|
|I Am Kloot||14:50-15:40|
|Chic featuring Nile Rodgers||Friday||West Holts Stage||22:15-23:45|
|Tom Tom Club||19:00-20:00|
|Toro y Moi||17:30-18:30|
|Zun Zun Egui||13:00-14:00|
|Classica Orchestra Afrobeat||11:30-12:30|
|The Orb feat. Kakat Sit Si||17:45-18:45|
|The Bombay Royale||14:45-15:45|
|Lianne La Havas||19:45-20:45|
|Matthew E. White||12:35-13:35|
On 17 January 2013 it was announced that on each day, in an act of solidarity, musicians from Mali would open the Pyramid Stage. Islamists have banned music in the North of the North African nation. The first musician announced to open the Pyramid Stage was Rokia Traoré.
The London-based indie group The Vaccines announced on their Facebook page that they would be playing the Pyramid Stage on the Friday. The lineup was announced on 27 March at 7pm on the Glastonbury website and on the Zane Lowe radio show on BBC Radio 1.
The Park Stage
The John Peel Stage
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