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Glastonbury is an iconic place of wonder. Taking over Worthy Farm in the South West for almost a week, it provides endless entertainment for every type of music lover. With so much on offer though, it’s hard to decide what to go and see, so here’s a guide of the acts that need to be on you must-see list this festival weekend.

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Two Door Cinema Club

FRIDAY: OTHER STAGE 20:15 - 21:15

After a glorious comeback last year, Two Door Cinema Club are off to Glastonbury fresh from the release of fourth studio album, False Alarm. Brimming with off-kilter pop sounds and twists around every corner, it’s some of their most magnificent work yet and you can get a first glimpse of it live in the sunshine this weekend, or later on this year when they head out on tour.

O2 Academy Glasgow: Friday 4 October - SOLD OUT

O2 Academy Glasgow: Saturday 5 October Buy Tickets

O2 Victoria Warehouse Manchester: Monday 7 October Buy Tickets

O2 Victoria Warehouse Manchester: Tuesday 8 October Buy Tickets

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Sigrid

SATURDAY: OTHER STAGE 19:00- 20:00

BANGERS. FOR. DAYS.

That’s what you get when you see Norwegian pop sensation, Sigrid, live. Having released her debut album, Sucker Punch, earlier this year, she’s now on a giddy ride full of bouncing melodies and fizzy energy. If you’re all about having a good time and dancing terribly majestically, then make sure you catch Sigrid live this year.

O2 Academy Leeds: Saturday 23 November - SOLD OUT

O2 Academy Newcastle: Wednesday 27 November Buy Tickets

O2 Academy Birmingham: Monday 2 December Buy Tickets

O2 Academy Bristol: Tuesday 3 December Buy Tickets

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Mac DeMarco

FRIDAY: OTHER STAGE 15:30- 16:30

Indie slacker-pop genius, Mac DeMarco, arrived into 2019 with his self-recorded fourth full-length, Here Comes The Cowboy and received praise across the board. Slipping in his Glastonbury performance amongst an extensive touring schedule, this is one of your few chances to see him in the UK this year, so make sure you catch the musical magician in action.

O2 Apollo Manchester: Saturday 23 November Buy Tickets

O2 Academy Glasgow: Sunday 24 November Buy Tickets

O2 Academy Birmingham: Wednesday 27 November Buy Tickets

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Gerry Cinnamon

SATURDAY: JOHN PEEL STAGE 14:00- 14:45

Gerry Cinnamon is fast becoming Glasgow’s greatest export. With absolutely no industry backing at all, he self-released a chart-topping debut album and continues to sell out his headline shows at an alarming rate. A relatable, relevant and vibrant storyteller, his live performances are infamous for their wild atmosphere and sing-a-long moments, so there’s no doubt he’ll get the Glastonbury crowd fired up this weekend.

O2 Academy Bournemouth: Monday 11 November - SOLD OUT

O2 Academy Brixton: Thursday 14 November Buy Tickets

O2 Academy Brixton: Friday 15 November - SOLD OUT

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Lewis Capaldi

SATURDAY: OTHER STAGE 16:00- 17:00

Trying to get tickets to see Lewis Capaldi live is like digging for gold, it’s very nearly impossible. Selling out his winter headline tour within seconds of it going on sale, if you were one of the unlucky ones then Glastonbury is your best shot at seeing the witty Scottish crooner this year. His debut album, Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent, became the fastest-selling album of the year and the best-selling debut album by a British artist in over eight years – not bad for a 22 year-old who spends most of his time posting hilarious and embarrassing videos on the internet.

O2 Academy Birmingham: Monday 25 November - SOLD OUT

O2 Academy Bristol: Tuesday 26 November - SOLD OUT

O2 Guildhall Southampton: Thursday 28 November - SOLD OUT

O2 Academy Brixton: Friday 29 November - SOLD OUT

O2 Academy Sheffield: Tuesday 3 December - SOLD OUT

O2 Academy Glasgow: Saturday 7 December - SOLD OUT

O2 Academy Glasgow: Sunday 8 December - SOLD OUT

O2 Apollo Manchester: Monday 2 March - SOLD OUT

O2 Apollo Manchester: Tuesday 3 March - SOLD OUT

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Sam Fender

FRIDAY: JOHN PEEL STAGE 15:15 - 16:00 + SATURDAY: LEFT FIELD STAGE 19:30 - 20:30

Starting his year by being named the BRITS Critics Choice Award-winner, Sam Fender has continued to blow guitar music out the water with his socially-conscious, arena-sized anthems. His highly-anticipated debut album, Hypersonic Missiles, lands in August, so if you catch him at Glastonbury this weekend you just might get a glimpse of his newest material before anyone else. Can’t make it? Then grab tickets for his headline tour, but be quick, they won’t be around for long!

Liverpool Guild Of Students: Saturday 23 November - SOLD OUT

O2 Academy Glasgow: Wednesday 27 November - SOLD OUT

O2 Academy Leeds: Thursday 28 November - SOLD OUT

O2 Academy Bournemouth: Sunday 1 December - SOLD OUT

O2 Academy Bristol: Wednesday 4 December - SOLD OUT

O2 Academy Birmingham: Thursday 5 December - SOLD OUT

O2 Academy Newcastle: 7, 8, 21 + 22 December - SOLD OUT

O2 Academy Brixton: Tuesday 10 December Buy Tickets

O2 Academy Brixton: Wednesday 11 December Buy Tickets

O2 Academy Sheffield: Thursday 19 December - SOLD OUT

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Slowthai

SATURDAY: WEST HOLTS STAGE 16:15- 17:00

There’s nothing great about Britain, according to slowthai, whose debut album has become one of the standout releases of 2019. The rapper is all about community, about creating a family with his music and for standing up for what’s right, and it’s this humble attitude that has won over thousands of disgruntled young adults across the nation. The new voice for a new generation, his performances are as equally chaotic as they are creative and whether it’s in a field or a venue, he’s an artist you have to see live.

O2 Academy Bristol: Thursday 17 November - SOLD OUT

O2 Academy Brixton: Friday 18 November - SOLD OUT

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Easy Life

FRIDAY: BBC INTRODUCING STAGE 19:40- 20:05 + DJ SET SATURDAY: STONEBRIDGE STAGE 16:30 - 17:30

Easy Life have been one of the most hyped about bands of the past 12 months, which isn’t bad seeing as they’ve only been a band for a year and a half. Their high-spirited, kaleidoscopic and freeing sound caused a buzz from the offset and their group dynamic is wonderful to watch. Fusing elements of jazz, hip hop, indie, pop and just about everything else, with lyrics that discuss the pressures of modern life, they’ve created songs that allow you to escape and there’s no doubt that they’ll encourage you to do so at Glastonbury festival this weekend.

O2 Academy Oxford: Tuesday 8 October Buy Tickets

O2 Academy Liverpool: Sunday 13 October Buy Tickets

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Fontaines D.C

SATURDAY: WILLIAM'S GREEN 16:00- 16:40 + SUNDAY: LEFT FIELD STAGE 18:00- 19:00 + SUNDAY: THE RABBIT HOLE 03:00 - 04:00

Irish quintet, Fontaines D. C. came storming into our lives last year with their scrappy post-punk and they’ve made damn sure that you haven’t forgotten about them yet. Endless touring, raucous live shows and a catalogue of acclaimed singles have all lead up to the release of their debut album, Dogrel. A record that certainly makes a statement, it’s oozing with fiery energy and passion and sets Fontaines D.C. up for an incredibly exciting future. If you want to see what all the fuss is about, you’ve got THREE chances to see them whilst at Glastonbury and we won’t accept any excuses for missing them.

O2 Ritz Manchester: Tuesday 19 November - SOLD OUT

O2 Academy Liverpool: Wednesday 20 November Buy Tickets

O2 Institute Birmingham: Monday 25 November Buy Tickets

O2 Academy Oxford: Tuesday 26 November Buy Tickets

O2 Forum Kentish Town: Wednesday 27 November - SOLD OUT

O2 Academy Newcastle: Tuesday 26 November - SOLD OUT

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Freya Ridings

SATURDAY: JOHN PEEL STAGE 16:30 - 17:30

If ballads are more your cup of tea, or if you just need to unwind on Saturday afternoon, then Freya Ridings is your perfect soundtrack. Her extraordinary voice soars above her delicate piano melodies and emphasises the pain and vulnerability in her words. Though ‘Lost Without You’ is the song that catapulted her into the spotlight, her upcoming debut album will offer a deeper look at her songwriting abilities and show her as one of the brightest stars on offer today.

O2 Academy Newcastle: Monday 11 November Buy Tickets

O2 Academy Glasgow: Tuesday 12 November Buy Tickets

O2 Apollo Manchester: Thursday 14 November Buy Tickets

O2 Academy Leeds: Saturday 16 November Buy Tickets

O2 Academy Birmingham: Sunday 17 November Buy Tickets

O2 Guildhall Southampton: Thursday 21 November Buy Tickets

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Babymetal

SUNDAY: OTHER STAGE 14:35 - 17:15

If you thought Glastonbury was only for pop fans, you’d be extremely wrong. Dishing up a daily dose of obliterating metal, the festival has invited some of the world’s most-renowned acts to Worthy Farm. Though now down to two members, Babymetal are powering ahead with the release of new single, ‘Elevator Girl’ and continue change the face of metal music as we know it. Aside from Glastonbury, they’re only playing one UK headline date this year so make the most of the opportunity to see them while you can!

O2 Academy Brixton: Tuesday 2 July Buy Tickets

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Idles

FRIDAY: THE PARK STAGE 19:45 - 20:45 + FRIDAY: TRUTH STAGE 23:40 - 00:40

Idles are one of the most important bands around right now. Making an almighty impact with their debut full-length, Brutalism and its follow-up, Joys As An Act Of Resistance, the band have grown a powerful community through their music that looks to shut down all toxicity in the world. Whether it’s mental healthy, racism or masculinity, Idles have something to say about it and their scrappy indie sound will make sure you’re paying attention. Live, they’re a whole other beast and will give you an experience you won’t forget in a long time, so don’t deny yourself the opportunity.

O2 Academy Leeds: Thursday 5 December Buy Tickets

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Pale Waves

FRIDAY: JOHN PEEL STAGE 21:00 - 22:00

Manchester’s dark-pop outfit, Pale Waves, had an astonishing rise to fame in 2018 thanks to their gliterring debut album, My Mind Makes Noises. Taking the indie-pop sound and turning it on its head, the band didn’t play by the rules and carved their own path in the industry, a decision which has paid off handsomely. From tours with label-mates, The 1975, to sold out headline shows, the band continue to go from strength-to-strength and their Glastonbury set is going to be yet another career-highlight before they tackle their biggest performances to date in September.

O2 Academy Birmingham: Tuesday 24 September Buy Tickets

O2 Forum Kentish Town: Thursday 26 September Buy Tickets

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Hot Chip

SATURDAY: THE PARK STAGE 23:00 - 00:15

Bringing a healthy dose of euphoria and melancholy to Glastonbury festival are Hot Chip, who’ll be riding a wave of pleasure following the release of their seventh album, A Bath Full Of Ecstasy last week. Still a constant at indie disco’s everywhere, the band have delivered some of the most iconic songs of the genre in their career and their latest offering is no different. Invigorating and full of joy, it’s colourful melodies and pounding electro-pop rhythms will fill you up with goodness as you dance your way into the early hours on Saturday night.

O2 Institute Birmingham: Friday 18 October Buy Tickets

O2 Academy Bristol: Monday 21 October Buy Tickets

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Tom Walker

THURSDAY: THE RABBIT HOLE 22:00 - 23:00 + SUNDAY: JOHN PEEL STAGE 17:00 - 18:00

Pop’s nicest bloke, Tom Walker, has had the nation head over heels for his soulful, heart-warming and powerful anthems, such as the unforgettable ‘Leave A Light On’ and recent single, ‘Just You And I’. His debut album, What A Time To Be Alive became the UK’s fastest selling debut album in two years (before Lewis Capaldi went and snatched the award) and his live growth is further evidence of the impact he’s having. Performing twice across the weekend, you’ll be guaranteed a lovely time no matter which set you choose.

O2 Academy Brixton: Thursday 24 October - SOLD OUT

O2 Academy Sheffield: Friday 8 November - SOLD OUT

O2 Academy Glasgow: Monday 11 November - SOLD OUT

O2 Victoria Warehouse Manchester: Tuesday 12 November - SOLD OUT

O2 Academy Birmingham: Thursday 14 November - SOLD OUT

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Kate Tempest

SATURDAY: THE PARK STAGE 21:15- 22:15

Kate Tempest’s latest album, The Book Of Traps & Lessons is yet another addition to her ever-growing collection of creative outlets and unsurprisingly, it’s magnificent. The spoken word artist has triumphed in all areas of her career since her emergence in 2011, with three published poetry collections, a novel, three plays and now three albums in her repertoire. Giving festival-goers something a little different to experience while they’re knee-deep in Glastonbury goodness, she’ll get your mind whirring capture all aspects of your imagination with the words that roll so easily off her tongue.

O2 Academy Oxford: Monday 14 October Buy Tickets

O2 Institute Birmingham: Wednesday 16 October Buy Tickets

O2 Academy Leicester: Friday 18 October Buy Tickets

O2 Academy Bristol: Sunday 20 October Buy Tickets

O2 Academy Sheffield: Saturday 9 November Buy Tickets

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SG Lewis

SATURDAY: GLADE 20:00- 21:00

It wasn’t all that long ago that songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist, SG Lewis announced a special one-off headline show at his local haunt, O2 Academy Brixton, but before he takes on the biggest gig of his career, he’s got to tackle Glastonbury. His emotive approach to club music has seen him cross genres and boundaries without a second glance and he’s earned his stripes as a collaborator, DJ and live performer, with all his hard work culminating in recent three-part release, Dusk, Dark, Dawn. If you prefer your electronic music a little more seductive, then SG Lewis is going to be right up your street.

O2 Academy Brixton: Saturday 1 February Buy Tickets

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Camelphat

SATURDAY: SONIC 23:00- 00:30

There aren’t many house music acts that can say they’ve been nominated for an Ivor Novello award, but CamelPhat are one of them. The electronic duo have steadily taken over the scene in recent years to become one of the most in-demand duos across the globe. Continuously trying to better themselves, always thinking of the next big steps they can take, they announced earlier this year that’d they’d be throwing an almighty Halloween bash at O2 Academy Brixton, their biggest headline performance to date. If you want a taste of what that will entail, then you know where to head on Saturday night at Glastonbury.

O2 Academy Brixton: Saturday 26 October Buy Tickets

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Jade Bird

SATURDAY: AVALON STAGE 17:00 - 18:00 + SUNDAY: WILLIAM'S GREEN 17:00 - 17:40

With the weather searing towards 30 degrees this weekend, Jade Bird will be a welcome breath of fresh air. The young singer has bounded in with a bubbly energy and fiery attitude, penning alternative folk songs for the modern age. Bearing her soul on her acclaimed debut album, she’s proven herself as an incredible songwriter, singer and performer, grinning her way through each and every live show she does. Jade Bird embodies everything that is wonderful about Glastonbury, so her set will be quite the magical experience.

O2 Ritz Manchester: Thursday 21 November - SOLD OUT

O2 Institute Birmingham: Saturday 23 November - SOLD OUT

O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire: Wednesday 27 November Buy Tickets

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Midland

FRIDAY: NYC DOWNLOW 22:00 - 23:30 + SATURDAY: THE BEAT HOTEL 18:30 - 20:00

Calling all cowboys and cowgirls, pull on your boots and practice your best yee-haw because Midland are here and you have not one, but two chances to line-dance into the night. The Texan trio have won and been nominated for countless country music awards, thanks to their heart-on-sleeve songwriting and relatable lyrics that come together to deliver a masterful live performance. Remember when Dolly Parton graced Glastonbury back in 2014? Well, Midland’s set will join her in being one of the most iconic country slots in festival history.

O2 Academy Glasgow: Tuesday 3 December Buy Tickets

O2 Ritz Manchester: Wednesday 4 December Buy Tickets

O2 Institute Birmingham: Thursday 5 December Buy Tickets

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Dermot Kennedy

SUNDAY: JOHN PEEL STAGE 15:30 - 16:30

Irish singer-songwriter, Dermot Kennedy, recently revealed that his long-awaited debut album, Without Fear, will be released at the end of September and with it he’ll see his career soar. Shaking up the folk music rulebook and incorporating elements of hip hop and pop into his work, Dermot has created a sound unique to him and won a hardcore following that have fallen head over heels for his poetic lyrics and deeply emotional songwriting. Playing the iconic John Peel stage, his Glastonbury performance is just the start of some monumental moments happening this year, so make sure you’re there.

O2 Academy Sheffield: Saturday 7 December Buy Tickets

O2 Academy Bournemouth: Tuesday 10 December Buy Tickets

O2 Academy Birmingham: Wednesday 11 December Buy Tickets

Liverpool Guild Of Students: Thursday 13 December Buy Tickets

O2 Academy Leeds: Tuesday 17 December Buy Tickets

O2 Apollo Manchester: Thursday 19 December Buy Tickets

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Elvana

THURSDAY: WILLIAM'S GREEN 21:30 - 22:10 + SATURDAY: GREENPEACE STAGE 19:30 - 20:30 + SUNDAY: TRUTH STAGE 00:00 - 01:00

If fun is what you’re after at Glastonbury festival, then catch Elvana at one of their many performances across the weekend. A Nirvana tribute band fronted by an Elvis impersonator is the easiest way to describe them, but there is so, so much more to their performances. It’s rockabilly meets grunge, it’s the meeting of two of the greatest rock icons in history, it’s chaos, it’s hilarious and it’s glamorous. Splicing in some of Elvis’ finest moments with the amped-up noise of Nirvana’s famous hits, it’s one of the most unforgettable live experiences you’ll ever endure and you’ll thank us for it upon your return.

O2 Academy Oxford: Thursday 25 July Buy Tickets

O2 Academy Glasgow: Friday 18 October Buy Tickets

O2 Academy Leeds: Saturday 19 October Buy Tickets

O2 Academy Bristol: Saturday 9 November Buy Tickets

O2 Institute Birmingham: Friday 6 December Buy Tickets

O2 Forum Kentish Town: Friday 13 December Buy Tickets

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Maverick Sabre

SUNDAY: SONIC STAGE 23:15- 00:30

In the seven years since he arrived on the music scene, Maverick Sabre has gone through quite the evolution as an artist. The soulful Irish songwriter established himself amongst the rap and hip hip world, fiery and outspoken, he instantly became an important voice and although now he plays more with smooth blues rock and R&B, his passion remains the same. Releasing his stunning third album, When I Wake Up, earlier this year, it put him firmly back on the map and reignited the nation’s love for his voice, and with so many things still left to talk about, Glastonbury provides the perfect platform for his teachings.

O2 Institute Birmingham: Tuesday 19 November Buy Tickets

O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire: Friday 22 November Buy Tickets

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Keane

SATURDAY: ACOUSTIC STAGE 20:15- 21:15

One of Britain’s most beloved bands, Keane, are back and they’re making their return to Worthy Farm ahead of the release of their long-awaited and surprise fifth album, Cause And Effect. After a five-year break to focus on other projects, families and the things that life brings, the members came together and gradually created their most emotional record yet. Sonically reminiscent of their early days, it sees the band return to form and feeling better than ever. Though their Glastonbury set is acoustic, it’ll be a great way to hear some of their fresh material in an intimate setting.

O2 Apollo Manchester: Thursday 26 September - SOLD OUT

O2 City Hall Newcastle: Tuesday 1 October - SOLD OUT

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Aurora

FRIDAY: JOHN PEEL STAGE 19:30 - 20:30

There are many things that are magical about Glastonbury festival and Aurora is one of them. The Norwegian singer is adored by many for her breath-taking vocals and textured melodies that stand out amongst many other pop artists today. Delving into her psych to create haunting, electronic songs that alert her listeners to crisis’ happening around the world, she’s as much a talented musician as she is a campaigner. Small yet mighty, her performance will make you feel like you’re floating on a cloud and that’s something we could all do with from time to time.

O2 Academy Bristol: Monday 4 November Buy Tickets

O2 Institute Birmingham: Sunday 10 November Buy Tickets

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Gojira

FRIDAY: TRUTH STAGE 22:10 - 23:10

A band that nobody really expected Glastonbury to book but one that we’re totally stoked for is Gojira. The French death metal group are making their way to the festival before they hit venues across the UK and they’ll blow the ear drums off absolutely anybody within a five-mile radius of the Truth stage. One of the most driven bands in the metal scene, their hard graft and endless touring has lead them to become highly-respected amongst their peers and an influence to a new wave of acts breaking through. So, if you want to hear what 18 years of thrash metal condensed into a one-hour set sounds like, then Gojira’s set it not to be missed.

O2 Academy Birmingham: Saturday 29 June Buy Tickets

O2 Academy Brixton: Sunday 30 June Buy Tickets

O2 Apollo Manchester: Monday 1 July Buy Tickets

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Billy Bragg

FRIDAY: LEFT FIELD STAGE 21:00 - 22:00

As well as hosting a showcase of emerging talent at the festival, songwriter, entertainer and political campaigner, Billy Bragg will perform a set of his own material on Friday evening. With over 35 years of experience, he’s an artist all of us can learn something from and with each album he’s released he’s offered raw and honest outlooks on the things that keep the world turning. Later this year he’ll be playing three special nights at O2 Institute Birmingham, performing a collection of his albums in full, but before then you can enjoy this charismatic music master down on the farm.

O2 Institute Birmingham: Sunday 1 December Buy Tickets

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This Is The Kit

SUNDAY: WEST HOLTS STAGE 15:30 - 16:30

For some, music is more than just writing songs. It’s a craft, an outlet for ones creativity, it’s a community and it’s companionship, all things that This Is The Kit believes in. Though a moniker for Kate Stables’ creations, This Is The Kit really is her and some dear friends making music together in a wonderful way. The alternative folk sound is spiritual and explores so many territories, with instruments weaving their way throughout each song, producing something that it just really quite lovely to see in a live atmosphere.

O2 Academy Oxford: Thursday 15 August Buy Tickets

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FKJ

SUNDAY: SONIC STAGE 15:45 - 16:45

After stunning crowds at Coachella earlier this year, FKJ is now heading our way to dominate yet another festival stage. The Paris-based producer and multi-instrumentalist has been hard at work piecing together his next record, the follow-up to his standout self-titled debut, releasing snippets in the form of singles, ‘Leave My Home’ and ‘Perfect Timing’. Smooth and sultry house music is his origin, but he crosses worlds between jazz, hip hop and dance with ease, pulling inspiration from the planet, his travels and his friends to create something that is completely mesmerising to watch.

O2 Academy Brixton: Thursday 10 October Buy Tickets

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Ibibio Sound Machine

SATURDAY: AVALON STAGE 21:30 - 22:30

Live music collective, Ibibio Sound Machine, are here to bring you the biggest African funk disco that Glastonbury has ever seen. With vocalist, Eno Williams at the helm, the group combine stories of their heritage with 70s-influenced groves and bold brass sections to create a colourful and magnificent celebration of African music. Their third album, Doko Mien, dropped only a few months ago and they’re extending an invitation out to anyone in attendance this weekend to come and enjoy the album’s joyful and liberating songs in full glory on Saturday evening.

O2 Academy Sheffield: Friday 11 October Buy Tickets

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Hussain Manawer

SUNDAY: LEFT FIELD STAGE 15:00- 16:30

Performing as part of Billy Bragg’s emerging talent showcase, Hussain Manawer will wow audiences with his social commentary and powerful poetry. Emerging from East London, he drew inspiration from the likes of Mike Skinner and authors such as JK Rowling, gradually developing his own unique style of poetry that has become internationally recognised for its raw delivery and empowering nature. Tackling tough subjects that include depression, grief and loss, whilst giving uplifting speeches, he’s an artist that everyone can relate to.

O2 Institute Birmingham: Wednesday 9 October Buy Tickets

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Jamie Lenman

SUNDAY: SCUM STAGE 00:30- 01:15

Before he takes to O2 Academy Islington for his all-day event, Road To Lenmania, ex-Reuben frontman, Jamie Lenman will bring a dash of folk-hardcore to the Glastonbury fields. On the brink of releasing his new album, Shuffle, (which is a record full of covers, but not as you’d expect), you can expect to hear all the inner workings of his mind delivered in the form of gigantic songs and outrageous versions of your favourite movie soundtracks.

O2 Academy Islington: Sunday 7 July Buy Tickets

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Nilüfer Yanya

SUNDAY: WILLIAM'S GREEN 16:00- 16:40

Nilüfer Yanya is one of the coolest new artists around. Nominated in the BBC Sound Of 2018, her jazzy guitar-pop vibe has won her praise across the board on both sides of the atlantic. Releasing her debut record, Miss Universe, earlier this year, she established herself as a prolific songwriter and outstandingly talented musician, something that abundantly clear when she takes to the stage.

O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire: Tuesday 19 November Buy Tickets

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Craig Charles

SATURDAY: THE BUG 19:00- 20:00 + SUNDAY: RABBIT HOLE'S FUNKINGHAM PALACE 21:00 - 22:00

Broadcasting personality and soul-obsessed scouser, Craig Charles, loves nothing more than spreading the joy of his favourite records with absolutely everyone and he does so with his touring Funk & Soul club. Making a pit stop at Glastonbury festival this weekend, you can catch him spinning the biggest and best tunes, whilst also presenting the Craig Charles Funk & Soul Day on Friday at the Truth Stage.

O2 Academy Oxford: Friday 22 November Buy Tickets

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Fat White Family

SUNDAY: THE PARK STAGE 16:30 - 17:30

Fat White Family marched back into our lives in the early spring of this year with the ambitious, tropic and monumental third album, Serfs Up! Breaking away from their previous behaviours, the album was the sound of a band reborn and reloaded, ready to go with a fresh outlook on the world. A sold-out tour quickly followed its release, proving that the band were back with a bang and that their riotous indie-punk was still as relevant and adored as ever, something that you can witness for yourself when they round up the final day of the festival.

O2 Institute Birmingham: Thursday 28 November Buy Tickets

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Headie One

SATURDAY: WOW STAGE 00:00- 00:45

While Stormzy is flying the flag for British rap music as the Friday night headliner, there are plenty more rising rap stars across the festival’s multiple stages that you need to know about. Hitting the Wow stage in the early hours of Sunday morning (or late Saturday night, whichever way you look at it), Headie will be there to keep you riled up after a day of non-stop music, so don’t even think about heading back to your tent. He’s already dropped a multitude of epic mixtapes and releases, which have earned him high praise from the industry leaders and with more new music on the way, it won’t be long before he’s joining them in the ranks.

O2 Institute Birmingham: Tuesday 22 October Buy Tickets

O2 Academy Oxford: Thursday 24 October Buy Tickets

O2 Academy Brixton: Sunday 10 November Buy Tickets

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Scarlxrd

SATURDAY: SCUM STAGE 00:45- 01:30

In an age where genres are becoming more and more irrelevant, there’s one artist who’s stamping on the word and writing his own rules, and that artist is Scarlxrd. The rising trap-metal star seamlessly blends his harsh flow with deafening screams that allow him to cross between both rap and metal worlds without anyone blinking an eye. Dark, erratic and exploding with an intense energy, you’re instantly drawn to him and as soon as he steps foot onto that stage you won’t be able to drag your attention away from what’s unfolding before you.

O2 Academy Islington: Thursday 21 November Buy Tickets

O2 Institute Birmingham: Friday 22 November Buy Tickets

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Björn Again

FRIDAY: PYRAMID STAGE 11:45- 12:45

What better way to kick off your Glastonbury experience than dancing and singing along to all the biggest and best ABBA songs? Björn Again are the internationally acclaimed touring tribute, who have performed all over the world, including for the Queen! If that doesn’t prove how utterly brilliant they are, then we don’t know what will. The costumes are flawless, the production is fantastic and their energy is magnetic, so jump out of bed, scoff some breakfast and then jiggle your way into the weekend.

O2 Academy Bristol: Saturday 30 November Buy Tickets

O2 Academy Glasgow: Thursday 5 December Buy Tickets

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The Dead South

SATURDAY: AVALON STAGE 15:30- 16:30+ SUNDAY: CROISSANT NEUF 13:00 - 14:00

The Dead South are the ultimate festival band. Inspired by the scenic landscapes of Canada and with an abundance of foot-stomping, feel-good energy about them, they’ve become a band in demand. With two full-lengths behind them and a third on the way, they’ve told stories of bad decisions, terrible relationships and late nights spent drinking, all with a brash, bold and humorous approach. At first they might just look like four blokes with beards and hats, but together they are one of the most compelling musical acts to arrive on our planet armed with a banjo.

O2 Academy Glasgow: Friday 21 February Buy Tickets

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O2 Academy Birmingham: Tuesday 25 February Buy Tickets

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