The acts appearing across the four areas of the Glade area have been announced for Glastonbury Festival
The area has been a melting pot of experimentalism and beats since its arrival in 2000 offering a surround system and open air stage it grew out of earlier ad hoc dance parties in the Avalon Field and was created when Festival organisers Emily and Michael Eavis created the space between the Avalon Field and the site of the Dance Tent.
Michael had seen Club Dog put on an impromptu club scene party back in the 90s and was so impressed he asked the Avalon crew to put together the new area. Since then it's seen performances from members of Orbital, Eat Static, System 7, The Orb, and many more.
2013 saw the first year since then without a Glade presence there instead it was the 'Glade Pizza' area, as the location was too close to the location of Arcadia.With the move of the mechanical beast last year the Glade made a welcome return last summer back among the trees.
The new Spike area will be back and extended in 2015 with more secret gigs and special tipples in store. Spaceport and Lounge are going to feature again too – louder later longer!
This year the area among the trees will be home to:
Glade Stage: Adrian Sherwood & Pinch, Akua Naru, Alabama 3, Annie Nightingale, breakfast with Howard Marks, Cassetteboy & DJ Rubbish, Davos, DJ Yoda (Breakfast of Champions), Don Letts, Dr Meaker, Dub Pistols, Dubioza Kolektiv, Eat Static, Emika, Gaudi, Indee Styla, John Fairhurst, Jon Rundell, Kidnap Kid, Krafty Kuts & A-Skillz, Lewah , Matuki Band Doctors Of Rhythm, Monkey Pilot, Nic Fanciulli, Paul Woolford, Public Service Broadcasting, Quivver (John Graham), Raja Ram & Lucas, Sentient, Slamboree, The Egg, The Freestylers, The Green Kids Band, Tom E Lewis, Too Many Zooz, and Way Out West.
Spaceport: Amy Becker, Asbo Disco & Gardna, Audio Stud, Davos, Diemantle Aka Die & Dismantle, Dephect, DJ Antz, DJ Chamber, DJ Etta, Ed Solo, Freerange DJs, Fred V and Grafix, GotSome, Glastonbury Film Challenge, High Contrast, Hot Cakes (Deekline, Ed Solo, MC Rubi Dan), Jack Diggerz, KBS, Kitch n Sync, London Elektricity, Mella Dee, Monki, Mele, My Nu Leng, Nick Warren, Old Man Corner, Patrick Topping, Pythagasaurus (Dance Off), Red Eye Hifi, Richy Ahmed, Tigerlight, Tigger, Tongue & Groove, The Heatwave, Wonka b2b Syn, and 7 Deadly Breaks.
Returning for a second year The Spike is home to secret gigs, imptomptu performances, and Spike Sessions from Banco de Gaia, Captain Cactus, Gringo Ska, Harri Pepper & Owen, Invisible System, Mutanta, My Baby, Plume, Rimski's Piano, Plaid (DJ Set), #sonofbangers, Soul Stew, The Great Xar (Magic show), The Green Kids Band, and Will White (Propellerheads).
The Glade Lounge: Aliji, Ben & Lex, Bumbling Loons, Dave Seaman, DJ Pony, Dickster, Dropsteady Freddy, Eat Static - DJ set, Grantly, Greg Dread b2b Lewah , Hari Mau Matt, IPcress, James Monro, Kefkr, Manasseh, Mixmaster Morris, Monkey Pilot, Pogo, Tarka, Tom Real, and Tristan (DJ).
They join Friday headliner Foo Fighters, Saturday headliner Kanye West, and closing Sunday night The Who.
The line-up is vast but here's a few of the other names who will be appearing over the five days - Lionel Richie in the teatime legends slot, Patti Smith & her band, Rudimental, Deadmau5, Paul Weller, The Vaccines, The Maccabees, Suede, The Chemical Brothers (live), Belle & Sebastian, Clean Bandit, Jungle, Jamie XX, Gregory Porter, Super Furry Animals, Jon Hopkins, Sharon Van Etten, Kate Tempest, Wolf Alice, Perfume Genius, Hozier, Father John Misty, Courtney Barnett, Fat White Family, La Roux, Death Cab For Cutie, Kasai Allstars, FFS (Franz Ferdinand & Sparks), Modestep, Circa Waves, Peace, Young Fathers, The Moody Blues, Florence + The Machine, Pharrell Williams, Alt-J, Motorhead, Mary J Blige, Alabama Shakes, Paloma Faith, The Waterboys, The Fall, George Ezra, Cerrone, Robert Hood, Sven von Thulen, Phuture, Awesome Tapes From Africa, Prosumer, Mr G, Erol Alkan, Mark E, Joe Claussell, Honey Dijon, DJ Pierre, Point G, Andy Butler, DJ Pierre, Dungeon Meat, Greg Belson, Horse Meat Disco, Tama Sumo, Gideon, Eats Everything, Jah Shaka, Loefah, Youngsta, Fabio, Flight, Marcus Intalex, Mella Dee, Chronixx, Mavis Staples, FKA Twigs, Caribou, Goat, Future Islands, Run the Jewels, Hot Chip, Flying Lotus, Azealia Banks, Todd Terje, Ryan Adams, Spiritualized, Roy Ayers, The Mothership Returns: George Clinton, Parliament, Funkadelic & The Family Stone, Jamie T, Ben Howard, Mark Ronson, Ibeyi, Rae Morris, Enter Shikari, Lianne La Havas, Jessie Ware, Death From Above 1979, Years And Years, Sleaford Mods, Charli XCX, The Pop Group, Catfish & The Bottlemen, Ella Eyre, Hozier, Declan McKenna, Shields, K.O.G & the Zongo Brigade, MoD, Princess Slayer, Lucy Kitchen, Isaac Lee-Kronick, and Jakl.
The line-up details for areas of Glastonbury Festival announced so far are:
Many, more acts are expected to be confirmed between now and the full announcement, and eFestivals will bring you the news of who has been confirmed to appear then.
For the acts confirmed, rumours, day and stage splits as available, see the Glastonbury 2015 line-up page.
This year's sold out Glastonbury Festival runs for five full days from Wednesday 24th until Sunday 28th June 2015 across over a 1,000 acres of beautiful countryside at Worthy Farm, Pilton in Somerset.
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.
The full complete line-up will not be announced until next month. 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!
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