The Avalanches confirm they will be at Glastonbury Festival

Australian duo reveal all on Twitter

published: Fri 23rd Dec 2016

The Avalanches

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

A couple of hours ago The Avalanches tweeted they would be appearing at next year's Glastonbury Festival (here).

The tweet simply says, "We are playing Glastonbury!"

The Avalanches released their debut album 'Since I Left You' in 2000 featuring over 3,500 vinyl samples, the record was an epic feat and contained the genre-spanning anthems Frontier Psychiatrist and Since I Left You.

After a DJ set tour with their sophomore album Wildflower the Australian duo of Tony Di Blasi and Robbie Chater have just embarked on a live tour. with a backing band at Splendour; a line-up it will reprise for the upcoming shows. Their live backing band features a drummer, and two vocalists who recreate most of the vocal parts. Di Blasi and Chater will play keys and guitar and trigger the samples that can’t be recreated live. Let's hope it's the full live outfit that will be playing at Glastonbury Festival next summer. They've not appeared at festivals on these shores as a live outfit since 2001 when their performances were described as "jawdropping".

Radiohead are the first act to be confirmed for Glastonbury Festival 2017 which will take place at a farm in Pilton, Somerset over five full days on the last weekend in June, that's from Wednesday 21st to Sunday 25th June 2017. It looks likely that Foo Fighters will fill the final headlining slot.

Expect something like 3,000 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.

Tickets for Glastonbury Festival have sold out. There will be a re-sale, which is likely to be in April or May 2017. 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.

To register click here.

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.

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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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