This weekend will see the masses journey to Somerset to Michael Eavis’ farm in Pilto for the 2014 Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts, which since it’s beginnings in 1970, has exploded into one of the biggest music festivals in the world. Over the course of five days, the iconic farm will play host to the some of the biggest names in music including headliners; Arcade Fire, Metallica and Kasabian.
However, the head-liners aren’t the only attraction of the festival, a plethora of acts can be be enjoyed over 28 different stages, so here’s who we are excited to see:
Canadian band Arcade Fire are headlining the famous Pyramid stage with their expected infectious eccentricity.
Paolo Nutini and Pumped up Kicks’ Foster the People are set to perfrom on the Other Stage and deliver astounding performances along with Swedish singer song writer Lykke Li performing on the John Peel stage.
By nightfall Shangri-La will provide rapturous excitement from back to back performances from Annie Mac and Pete Tong.
Pioneers of ‘thrash-metal’ Metallica will showcase their riffs, beats and screaming solo’s and prove why they are one of the best selling bands of all time.
The Other Stage will play host to Lana Del Ray‘s haunting vocals and Jake Bugg‘s ‘Lighting Bolt’.
As darkness falls the Sonic super tent will be host to Fat Boy Slim and Little Dragon will play a DJ set in the mansion-like La Pussy Parlure Nouveau.
The Pyramid stage will see the riotous performance of the year from Leicester band Kasabian, with the infamously volatile but yet compelling front men, Glastonbury is in for a tremendous closing show.
Also performing on the Pyramid stage, rock duo The Black Keys and 9-5 country girl Dolly Parton who will both no doubt ignite the stage and deliver a stellar performances.
The West Holts stage will add the bass to the day with boisterous performances from the likes of Disclosure and Bonobar.