Beyonce says she would like to play Glastonbury Festival

singer reveals she's 'Crazy for Mud'

published: Tue 11th Nov 2008

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Wednesday 24th to Sunday 28th June 2009
Worthy Farm, Pilton, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 4AZ, England MAP
£175 - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 150000
last updated: Tue 2nd Jun 2009

American R&B singer-songwriter Beyonce has told Sky News here that she would like to follow in her husband's footsteps and appear at next year's Glastonbury Festival which runs for five full days from Wednesday 24th until Sunday 28th June 2009 at Worthy Farm, Somerset.

When asked during the interview if she would like to take to the stage next year, she replied, "It would be really amazing... I would love to do it."

Jay-Z (Pyramid Stage)
The singer and actor who watched her husband, Jay-Z, from the side of the Pyramid Stage, as he headlined this year's Festival said, "I thought it was brilliant. Jay had all the controversy - but he came out and he did good. I was there to experience the energy, it was like something I have never experienced before."

The 'Crazy in Love' singer, who found fame with Destiny's Child, reveals in the article that she thought Amy Winehouse's performance at the Festival was brilliant, but had been disappointed that this year's Festival did not have the traditional Glastonbury mud, saying "I had my wellies and I got my outfit organised but it didn't rain and I wanted the mud!"

Tickets are available to buy for next year's Glastonbury Festival for all registered festival-goers. There are two options available, either buying a full weekend ticket at a price of £175 (plus a booking fee of £5), or alternatively, tickets can be reserved at a cost of £50 per ticket. The balance must be paid by Sunday 1st February 2009.

To buy Glastonbury Festival tickets, click here.

Anyone who plans to buy a ticket for the Festival must already be registered, and that includes children aged 13, 14 and 15. Each ticket sold will feature a photograph of the person in whose name it is registered and will be non-transferable. So if you plan to buy tickets for friends or family you must make sure they are all registered.

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Payment made for tickets by card for UK sales (both online and by telephone) will be by the following debit cards only - Visa Debit, Visa Electron, Switch/Maestro Domestic and Solo. Credit cards will not be accepted for UK sales. For the purpose of ticket sales the UK includes Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands.

Online registration is also available and can be carried out by clicking here. Those without internet access can apply for a registration form (enclosing an SAE) to Glastonbury, PO Box 2445, Glasgow G40 9AG.

The ticket price includes includes a FREE programme, a useful cloth bag, and small around the neck guide. Car parking tickets can be bought at the same time and are priced at £10 per vehicle, and campervan tickets are priced at £65 per van. Car parking and campervan tickets can only be bought when paying the balance of your tickets.

Postal orders and cheques raised by either a building society or a bank (as a Bankers Draft) will also be accepted as payment on the telephone ticket line. Please note personal cheques cannot be accepted. Orders will not be accepted by fax, email or personal callers. When you confirm your order you will be given a booking reference number. Cheques or postal orders, together with that reference number, must be received by the ticket agency within five working days of the sale.

The gates are likely to open at 8am on Wednesday 24th June 2009.

To see who might be playing, take a look at the eFestivals' Glastonbury 2009 rumours >>.

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Fun Lovin' Criminals (Jazzworld Stage)

Wednesday 24th to Sunday 28th June 2009
Worthy Farm, Pilton, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 4AZ, England MAP
£175 - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 150000
last updated: Tue 2nd Jun 2009


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