The line-up for he Common at Glastonbury Festival has been announced. Organisers say, "The Common is back in the South East corner for Glastonbury 2016, creating an entire late-night world that embodies the true spirit of the Festival. Tribal Temples and dark caves, incredible live music, ritualistic paint throwing, tomato fights, a Celtic Festival of the Dead, and a jaw-dropping waterfall."
The 3 stages - The Cave, Rumshack, and Temple will host Delta Heavy, Sub Focus, The Upbeats, Dub Phizix & Strategy, Stanton Warriors, FuntCase & Krafty MC, Loadstar, The Freestylers, Perc & Truss, My Nu Leng & Dread MC, Cookie Monsta, Aphrodite & MC Junior Red, Drumsound & Bassline Smith featuring Youngman, Diskord, Kasra & Foreign Concept Present Critical Soundsystem, Serum, Vinyl Junkie, Jerome Hill, Filthy Habits, Sunil Sharpe, Bladerunner, Jim Bitch, Freerange DJs, Rachael EC, DJ Champion, Coldcut, Ben UFO b2b Job Jobse, Midland b2b Palms Trax, Mungos Hi Fi, Congo Natty ft Congo Dubz, Jinx In Dub, Standard&Push, Kate Tempest, Pyro, Mau Mau, Jolly & Sads, John Fairhurst, Skittles, Duchess DJs, Shlomo, Wonka b2b Syn, Eska, Too Many T's, Bad Girlz, Lyrix Gecko, De Saturne, DJ Fred, Becca D, Kojey Radical, Tongue Fu, Speech Debelle, Playhead (DJ), Jenna & the G's, Mike Skinner (DJ Set), Gooseface Killah, The Beatbox Collective, Renegade Brass Band, Banoffee Pies, Steve Bedlam, Bearded Kitten All Stars, Aphrodite & MC Junior Red, and Natty Speaks.
This year's full line-up is yet to be announced.
The Friday headliners are Muse, Adele tops the bill on Saturday and Coldplay on Sunday, plus PJ Harvey, Jeff Lynne's Electric Light Orchestra, Art Garfunkel, Cyndi Lauper, Earth, Wind & Fire, The Last Shadow Puppets, Sigur Ros, Ronnie Spector, Ellie Goulding, Explosions In The Sky, Foals, Beck, LCD Soundsystem, ZZ Top, Disclosure, New Order, Skepta, The 1975, Grimes, Annie Mac, Syrian National Orchestra for Arabic Music, Underworld, James Blake, Chvrches, Savages, Floating Points, Laura Mvula, Stormzy, Daughter, Little Simz, Vince Staples, John Grant, Band of Horses, Jess Glynne, Carl Cox, Nao, Fatboy Slim, Bring Me The Horizon, Richard Hawley, The Lumineers, Lady Leshurr, Rokia Traore, Guy Garvey, Kamasi Washington, Jack Garratt, AlunaGeorge, Hinds, Ezra Furman, M83, Kurt Vile (solo), Mercury Rev, Gregory Porter, Madness, Wolf Alice, Baaba Maal, Ernest Ranglin, Bastille, Roisin Murphy, Santigold, Years And Years, Dua Lipa, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Bat For Lashes, Protoje, Two Door Cinema Club, Jake Bugg, Mac DeMarco, St Etienne, Blossoms, Of Monsters and Men, and Lapsley.. Plus the entrants for the Emerging Talent competition Bossy Love, Early Ghost, Gillbanks, Hattie Whitehead, Henry Green, Lady Sanity, Marcus McCoan, and She Drew The Gun.
Latest additions 2 Kings Soundsystem, A Sagittariun, Addison Groove, Ady Suleiman, Akase, Alexia Coley, Amy Becker, Annie Mac, Avon Soul Army DJs, Baloji, Barely Legal, Batida, BBC 1Xtra Takeover, BBC Radio is Essential Mix, Blackalicious, Bliss Zion & Tickles, Blonde, Bob Moses, Boms, Braids, Brixton Disco Club, Broadway Sounds, Bugzy Malone, Butterz Showcase, Elijah & Skilliam, Royal T, DJ Q & Swindle, Charlie Sloth, Chimpo, Claptone, Craig David's TS5, Culture Shock with MC ID, Danny Disc, Danny L Harle, Decadent Times, Dele Sosimi Afrobeat Orchestra, Dende & Band, Dezzi Rankin, Dimension With MC ID, Disciples, Dismantle, DJ Badly, Casswarrior, DJ Conrad, DJ Dapper Dan, Dennis, DJ Die, Ezy Rider, DJ Fanne, DJ Luck & MC Neat, Origi, DJ Premier, Queen Bee, Russ Ryan, Stevie Bear, Trufix, DJ Von, DJ Yoda, MC DRS, Dua Lipa, Eats Everything, Eclectic Ballroom, Ekkah, Ephemerals, Estere, Eva Lazarus, Fatima Yamaha, Feel my Bicep, Feel The Real Soundsystem, Formations, Four Tet, Frances, Generals HiFi, GotSome, Grace, Graham Candy, Greenpeace DJs, Greenpeace Ground Control Heds Party Takeover, Guts, Haelos, Hayden James, Hazel Som, Hollie Cook, Honne, Idris Elba, Isaiah Dreads, Ivy Lab, Jalapeno Sound System, Jamz Supemova, Jenna & the G's, J HUS, Jones, Julio Bashmore, Jungle by Night, Kano, Khanage, Khruangbin, Kiko Bun, Kovacs, Kowton, KSI, Kurupt FM, Lady Leshurr, Lady Lykez, Lady Sanity, Lee Scratch Perry, Leon Vynehall, Levelz, Lion Babe, Lion Star, Lounge Cats Ideals, Mabel, Maceo Plex, Madam X, Mahalia, Man Power, Maribou State, Maya Jama, Melody Kane, MI7 DJs, Mixnots, Monki, Moxie, Mr Bongo, Mr Solid Gold, Mr Vegas, Ms Dynamite, Ms Ko, Mungos Hi Fi, Mura Masa, My Nu Leng, Mydy Rabycad, Nadia Rose, Nao, Natty, Netsky, Neville Staple (DJ Set), Normski, Novelist, Oka, Oliver Heldens, One Giant Leap, Oneman, Original Paradise Bangkok DJs Mak Sai & Chris Menist , Palms Trax, Park Ranger, PBR Streetgang, Peggy Hsu, Preditah, Propaganda DJs, Protoje, Radiola Serra Alta, Rag n Bone Man, Raleigh Richie, Red Axes, Redlight, Rejjie Snow, Rude Kid with Youngman, Section Boyz, SG Lewis, Sian Anderson, Sidestepper, Silver Hayes Crew Heds Party Takeover, Siobhan Bell, Sip The Juice, Sisy Ey, Slamboree, Slipmatt, Smith & Mighty, Snakehips, MC Soom T, Sorceress, Stefflon Don, Stormzy, Sub Luna City, Sultan of the Disco, Suming, Swindle, Tensnake, The Age Of L.U.N.A, Tiggs Da Author, Tom Misch, Trampolene DJs, True Vibenation, Twiggy Garcia, Vaults, Welfare Unit (Ft. Kate Tempest, Kwake Bass, Dan Carey & Alex Gent), White Bully Soundsystem, Will Saul, Wstrn, Yakumo Orchestra, Yo Yo Borobia, and Yungen.
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 ever, entry includes a free programme. Once again, the Festival will be raising more than £2 million in funds for Oxfam, Wateraid, Greenpeace and and hundreds of other worthy causes, both local and international.
This year organisers particularly want to highlight the Festival's environmental policies which all ticket purchasers are required to subscribe to. The pledge must be agreed to buy those buying tickets. It is not possible to attend the Festival without agreeing to Love the Farm, Leave no Trace.
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