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Paul McCartney Confirmed For Glastonbury 2020

Monday, 18 November 2019 Written by Laura Johnson

Paul McCartney has been announced for next summer's Glastonbury.

The Beatles legend, who released new album 'Egypt Station' in 2018, will headline the Pyramid Stage on Saturday June 27.

Both McCartney and the festival's organisers confirmed the news via Twitter. Co-organiser Emily Eavis said:

"IT’S REAL!! So excited.. Having Paul McCartney coming back to headline the Pyramid next year is an absolute dream come true. There really was no one that we wanted more for the 50th anniversary @ Glastonbury Festival

The award-winning music and arts festival will return to Somerset in June for its 50th anniversary. The first event took place in 1970 and it has since grown into one of the largest greenfield festivals in the world, attended by almost 200,000 people.

What? A five-day festival hosting the biggest names in music from around the world, as well as up-and-comers.

Where? Worthy Farm in Pilton, Somerset.

When? June 24 - 28.

Who? Diana Ross will play the Sunday afternoon ‘legends’ slot on the Pyramid Stage, marking her first live appearance in the UK since 2008. Paul McCarthey, meanwhile, will headline the same stage the day before. Lots more acts are due to be confirmed in the run-up to the festival.

Tickets? Tickets are currently sold out. Head here for further information, including resale details.

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