Glastonbury Festival 1997

Friday 27th to Sunday 29th June 1997
Worthy Farm, Pilton, nr Glastonbury, Somerset, England
£75
daily capacity: 80000
last updated: Wed 7th Aug 2013

1997 festival programme With heavy rain before and during the Festival, the site turned into a lake of mud. Although licenced attendance was 95,000, there were many people who got in through holes in the fence before torrential rain on the Friday night made many decide to leave on the Saturday. Many of those who did stay spoilt their own enjoyment by moaning about the mud rather than enjoying themselves.

BBC2 broadcast some of the fun live to the nation, leading many to think it's always that muddy.

The Festival had all of the usual entertainments - music, theatre/circus, cabaret/comedy, cinema, the Green Fields, Kidz Field and the markets.

The Pyramid Stage featured (in no particular order): Phish, Echo & the Bunnymen, The Levellers, Beck, Supergrass, The Prodigy, Republica, Nancy Griffith, Ray Davies, Cast, Dodgy, Ocean Colour Scene, Radiohead, Cheryl Crow, Van Morrison, Sting and others.

The Other Stage included (in no particular order) Catatonia, Kenicke, The Divine Comedy, Placebo, Ash, Reef, The Dharmas, Stereolab, Chemical Brothers, Kula Shaka, Super Furry Animals, Mansun and others.

The Jazzworld Stage included (in no particular order) Finlay Quaye, Lamb, Massive Attack, Galliano, David Byrne, The Herbaliser, Youssou N'Dour and others.

The Dance Tent included (in no particular order) Aphex Twin, DJ Rap, The Orb, System 7, Reprazent, Primal Scream, Bentley Rhythm Ace, Ninja Tune, Daft Punk and others.

The Acoustic Stage included Andy White, Steve Harley and Cocknet Rebel, Nick Lowe, Billy Bragg, Beth Orton, Bootleg Beatles and others.

The Avalon Stage included Oyster Band, Alabama 3, Daily Planet, Global and others.

Other Glastonbury '97 sites:

David Dewhurst's Pictures
Kevin Shewan Review
Abraxas
Sleaze
Shift-F7
MTV
Dr Bob's
Dirty Weekend
Paneris/OX4 Glastonbury Site
Dylan's review
review/photos
Marcus's review/photos


Friday 27th to Sunday 29th June 1997
Worthy Farm, Pilton, nr Glastonbury, Somerset, England
£75
daily capacity: 80000
last updated: Wed 7th Aug 2013


latest on this festival

Glastonbury Festival 2015
line-ups & rumours
last updated: Thu 21st Aug 2014
around Glidestonbury
Video of the Day
last updated: Mon 21st Jul 2014

more on this festival



not logged in? Sign in here | not registered? Register here

search future festivals only   advanced search

 
most viewed pages in the last 24 hours
Carfest South 2014 festival listing
updated: Mon 4th Aug 2014
Sunshine Festival 2014 festival listing
updated: Mon 4th Aug 2014
Victorious Festival 2014 festival listing
updated: Tue 5th Aug 2014
Glastonbury Festival 2015 line-up and rumours who's playing
last updated: Thu 21st Aug 2014
Sunshine Festival 2014 line-up and rumours who's playing
last updated: Mon 4th Aug 2014
Manchester Pride 2014 festival listing
updated: Fri 18th Jul 2014
Creamfields 2014 festival listing
updated: Mon 4th Aug 2014
Shambala Festival 2014 festival listing
updated: Tue 1st Jul 2014
most popular festivals (all pages) in the last week
V Festival (Chelmsford) 2014 Sat 16th to Sun 17th Aug 2014
Hylands Park, Chelmsford, Essex
last updated: Tue 19th Aug 2014
V Festival (Staffordshire) 2014 Sat 16th to Sun 17th Aug 2014
Weston Park, Weston-under-Lizard, Staffordshire
last updated: Mon 28th Jul 2014
Glastonbury Festival 2015 Wed 24th to Sun 28th Jun 2015
Worthy Farm, Shepton Mallet, Somerset
last updated: Wed 2nd Jul 2014
Sunshine Festival 2014 Fri 22nd to Sun 24th Aug 2014
Fish Meadow, Upton upon Severn, Worcestershire
last updated: Mon 4th Aug 2014
Carfest South 2014 Fri 22nd to Sun 24th Aug 2014
Laverstoke Park Farm, Overton, Hampshire
last updated: Mon 4th Aug 2014
Reading Festival 2014 Fri 22nd to Sun 24th Aug 2014
Little Johns Farm, Reading, Berkshire
last updated: Wed 20th Aug 2014
Glastonbury Festival 2014 Wed 25th to Sun 29th Jun 2014
Worthy Farm, Shepton Mallet, Somerset
last updated: Wed 11th Jun 2014
Glasgow Summer Sessions 2014 Sat 16th to Tue 19th Aug 2014
Bellahouston Park, Glasgow, City of Glasgow
last updated: Fri 20th Jun 2014
Victorious Festival 2014 Sat 23rd to Sun 24th Aug 2014
Southsea Common, Portsmouth, Hampshire
last updated: Tue 5th Aug 2014
Shambala Festival 2014 Thu 21st to Sun 24th Aug 2014
a secret location near Market Harborough, Northampton, Northamptonshire
last updated: Tue 1st Jul 2014


Festivals
Shop
About