Glastonbury 2022 line-up: Who is headlining this summer? | The Sun

THE summer just wouldn't be the summer without the legendary Glastonbury Festival.

After two years away, the annual mudfest is back THIS WEEKEND with a line-up of incredible music artists.

Who is in the Glastonbury line up?

Billie Eilish

Headlining on Friday

Billie Eilish will headline the Pyramid Stage on the Friday night on June 24, 2022 to become the Festival’s youngest ever solo headliner.

The appearance – the singer's first UK festival headline performance – follows her set on the Other Stage at Glastonbury 2019.

Festival organise Emily Eavis said: “We couldn’t be happier to announce that the wondrous Billie Eilish is headlining the Pyramid on the Friday at Glastonbury Festival, becoming the youngest solo headliner in our history.

"This feels like the perfect way for us to return and I cannot wait!”

Paul McCartney

Headlining on Saturday

Paul McCartney – who last played in 2004 – will top the Pyramid Stage on Saturday, June 25, 2022.

The Let it Be hitmaker was due to perform in 2020, before the event
was called off due to the Covid 19 pandemic.

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Organiser Emily Eavis told the BBC: "When he finally confirmed, we were beyond [excited].

"For us, having Paul McCartney is obviously a dream, a huge moment in our history. It means the world getting Paul McCartney to Glastonbury."

Kendrick Lamar

Headlining on Sunday

Kendrick Lamar will take the Pyramid Stage by storm when he headlines on Sunday, June 26, 2022.

The 34-year-old rapper has become a global megastar and it will no doubt thrill festival goers that he is topping the Sunday night bill.

His last major album, Damn released in 2017, reached number one on the Billboard 200.

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Legends slot

Diana Ross was previously confirmed for the Sunday afternoon Legends slot.

Emily Eavis previously took to Twitter to reveal they had booked the "legendary" performer.

The slot traditionally draws the largest crowds at the event due to its big-name stars.

Dolly Parton, Lionel Richie, Shirley Bassey, Kenny Rogers and Barry Gibb are among those who have led the coveted performance.

The rest of the 2022 line-up:

  • Lorde
  • Foals
  • Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds
  • Sam Fender
  • Megan Thee Stallion
  • Charli XCX
  • Arlo Parks
  • Haim
  • Jamie T
  • The Libertines
  • Kae Tempest
  • AJ Tracey
  • Pa Salieu
  • Sea Girls
  • Blossoms
  • Beabadoobee
  • Olivia Rodrigo
  • Girl In Red
  • Fontaines D.C.
  • Elbow
  • Pet Shop Boys
  • Phoebe Bridgers
  • St. Vincent
  • Wolf Alice
  • Self Esteem
  • Sleaford Mods
  • Turnstile
  • The Jesus and Mary Chain

When is Glastonbury 2022?

Glastonbury 2022 takes place over three days, although some festival goers arrive earlier to bag the perfect camping spot.

The event will officially start on Friday June 24, 2022 and close on Sunday July 26, 2022.

The festival always runs over the last weekend in June and is chosen to celebrate the summer solstice.

Can I get tickets to Glastonbury 2022?

We hate to be the bearer of bad news, but you can't get a ticket to Glastonbury 2022.

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Festival passes sold out back in 2020, and the organisers are honouring the people who originally bought tickets for the cancelled 2020 event.

Tickets can only be used by the person who bought them, with photograph ID needed to gain entry to the event.

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