Ed Sheeran to headline Glastonbury Festival next year?

published: Wed 6th Jul 2016

Ed Sheeran

Wednesday 21st to Sunday 25th June 2017
Worthy Farm, Pilton, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 4AZ, England MAP
£238 plus booking fee - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 203000
last updated: Mon 19th Jun 2017

The mud has only just been washed off from this year's Glastonbury Festival and already there's speculation on who will top the bill next year. The Sun (here) are reporting that they believe Ed Sheeran is in talks to headline next year's Festival.

The article reveals that they believe his team is holding in talks with Festival organisers and given both parties are keen for him to top the bill on the Pyramid Stage, and they quote a source that has said, "Ed has always wanted to do Glasto, it’s been a huge ambition. He's one of the biggest artists in the world, and British, so bosses are desperate to book him."

In October last year following his Wembley Stadium shows Sheeran told the Press Association that, "I'm not actually gonna do any festivals for a while. I played almost every single festival in England numerous times over the past four years, and I’ve been doing like four or five festivals a year. And now that I’ve done the Wembley Stadium shows I feel like I can slip back a little bit. I’ve built it up where I’m cool.

"I'm not gonna do stadiums for a while. And I think the next festival I do will be headlining Glastonbury – it just won’t be next year (2016). I wanna be able to have like at least three or four albums until I do it."

So it looks as though Sheeran will also have a new album out before he steps onto the Pyramid Stage. Festival goers will have to wait until after the tickets have been sold, when the first acts are revealed, to see if he was referring to topping the bill in 2017.

Glastonbury Festival will take place on the last weekend in June, that's from Wednesday 21st to Sunday 25th June 2017, with tickets expected on sale in October.

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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 2017 rumours, updated as we receive information.



Wednesday 21st to Sunday 25th June 2017
Worthy Farm, Pilton, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 4AZ, England MAP
£238 plus booking fee - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 203000
last updated: Mon 19th Jun 2017


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