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ZZ Top look to bring Hellraiser tour to Pilton

published: Wed 6th Jan 2016

ZZ Top

Wednesday 22nd to Sunday 26th June 2016
Worthy Farm, Pilton, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 4AZ, England MAP
£228 - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 203000
last updated: Mon 20th Jun 2016

The website of the Heineken Music Hall in Amsterdam appears to have let slip that ZZ Top will be making a stop off at this year's Glastonbury Festival during their 20 date European Hellraiser tour.

The tour dates start in Birmingham on Thursday 23rd June and then have a gap before they appear at the Dutch venue on Monday 27th June.

Their website, (here), says (Google translated) "ZZ Top is in June and July 2016 for 20 concerts, which are all part of their new roadshow to Europe . The Hell Raisers Tour kicks off in Birmingham to travel further then to the renowned Glastonbury Festival in Pilton. Then the band to mainland Europe is going to include performances in France , the Netherlands, Germany , Austria, Denmark , Finland, Sweden, Belgium and the legendary Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland where they recorded their DVD "Live at Montreux 2013."

The dates are not yet on the band's website but eFestivals understands there's definitely a space at the beginning of them to make an appearance at Glastonbury Festival - and it looks like they are the band who will be making the crowds in front of the Pyramid Stage rock out this summer with 'Gimme All Your Lovin', 'Sharp Dressed Man', 'Legs', and more.

Glastonbury Festival will take place on 2,000 acres around a farm in Pilton, Somerset over five full days from Wednesday 23rd until Sunday 27th June 2016. As ever, entry includes a free programme. Once again, the Festival will be raising more than £2 million in funds for Oxfam, Wateraid, Greenpeace and a host of local charities and causes.

Tickets for Glastonbury Festival have sold out. There will be a re-sale, which is likely to be in April or May 2016. In order to buy a ticket Festival goers over the age of 12 must be registered, with online registration only taking a few minutes, this needs to be completed before trying to buy a ticket. Children aged 12 and under do not require tickets and do not need to register.

Registration does not mean you have bought a ticket, but you can't buy a ticket without a registration number.

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There are no acts confirmed yet for 2016. Expect something like 2,000 performances at over 100 venues including music, cabaret, theatre, circus, a fantastic Kidz area, poetry, green crafts and information, site art, decor, and loads, loads more ... much more than just the music, so make sure you check it all out!

As usual eFestivals will bring you the very best-sourced rumours, allowing festival-goers to see who is playing long before the bands are formally announced - keep your eyes on the Glastonbury 2016 rumours, updated as we receive information.

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Wednesday 22nd to Sunday 26th June 2016
Worthy Farm, Pilton, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 4AZ, England MAP
£228 - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 203000
last updated: Mon 20th Jun 2016


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