Tagged: Glastonbury


Come Rain or Shine: Watch Arcade Fire, M.I.A. and More Light up Glastonbury 2014

Hundreds of thousands of people are trudging through knee-deep mud at Worthy Farm in the UK this weekend for the wettest Glastonbury Festival in seven years. Still, if the videos coming from the festival are … read more »

POSTED June 28, 2014 2:09PM IN MUSIC NEWS, MUSIC VIDEO Comments (3) TAGS: , , , , , ,

See Beyonce Work Prince and Kings of Leon at Glastonbury

In last week’s New Yorker, Sasha Frere Jones called Beyonce, “a quiet meritocrat, celebrating the pleasure of doing things well and not making a particularly big deal of it.” Last night, attendees at England’s Glastonbury … read more »

POSTED June 27, 2011 10:23AM IN MUSIC NEWS, MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: ,

Animal Collective Are Pretty Much The Only Band That Exists Not Playing Glastonbury

Unless of course they are one of the dozen or so remaining TBAs, in which case musical touring will basically cease to exist the week of June 23. Except for that guy in the loft … read more »

POSTED April 16, 2010 12:48PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , , , , , , ,

Karen O is Still Awesome

Maybe it was the glare from Lady Gaga’s mirrored ballgown or the pyrotechnics on that boob flamethrower, but somehow Karen O’s stunning outfit at Glastonbury last weekend slipped though our fingers—until now. We’re guessing the … read more »

POSTED July 6, 2009 12:06PM IN STYLE NEWS TAGS: , , ,

Blur Return

They’re baaaa-aaaaack. read more »

POSTED June 15, 2009 10:15AM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (1) TAGS: ,

Full Glastonbury Lineup Announced

We’ve been scrambling to keep you up-to-date as Glastonbury’s slowly leaked megaconfirmation after megaconfirmation in the past few months. But today’s full lineup announcement is something to behold. read more »

POSTED May 26, 2009 3:32PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Blur Might Add U.S. Tour Dates, To Release Double CD In June

The hype surrounding Blur’s reunion shows has been rising since it was first announced, and now they are looking to add U.S. and European tours to their plans, which was originally only slated for U.K. dates. read more »

POSTED May 20, 2009 3:29PM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (2) TAGS: , ,

U.K. Government Proposes £26 Million Stimulus For The Music Industry

In yet another case of “Why the hell not in America?”, the U.K. government has started up a new initiative that would give the music industry 26 million pounds to help create new jobs during the recession. read more »


Swine Flu Sets Its Sights On Next Potential Victim: Glastonbury

Apparently Mike Skinner isn’t the only Britworried about swine flu. Glastonbury festival organizers announced this week that the festival could be canceled should the swine flu reach pandemic level. read more »


The Specials Kick Off 30th Anniversary Reunion Tour, Hint At Glastonbury

The highly anticipated 30th anniversary reunion tour of ska pioneers The Specials kicked off last night at the Newcastle Academy in England, and have been dropping the hint-hint, nudge-nudge that they’ll be taking the stage at this year’s Glastonbury Festival. read more »

POSTED April 23, 2009 1:36PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , ,