First headliner announced for Glastonbury Festival 2016

-coldplay-1155x770-First headliner announced for Glastonbury Festival 2016

Coldplay today became the first headline act to be confirmed for Glastonbury Festival 2016. They will top the Pyramid Stage bill on Sunday, June 26th.

The Glastonbury performance will be Coldplay’s only festival show of this year’s A Head Full Of Dreams Tour.

Coldplay – comprising Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion and Chris Martin – have sold more than 50 million records worldwide and won numerous awards, including eight Brit Awards, seven Grammy Awards, and five MTV Video Music Awards.

Glastonbury Festival Quick Guide

  • Ticket Price – £228 + £5 booking fee (SOLD OUT – until resale)
  • Ticket sale dates – Generally in Oct, With a resale of unwanted tickets in the Spring (likely April)
  • Attendance – 135,000 5 day tickets holders+ 5,000 Sunday tickets + from 37,500 to 63,000 staff/performers tickets 
  • Setting – 1,200 acres in a beautiful valley in Somerset. The site is HUGE (that’s the equivalent of more than 500 football pitches)
  • Length of (Super) Fence – 8 miles
  • Number of Stages – at least 60!
  • Amount of Acts – Well over 2000
  • Catering outlets – Nearly 450
  • Number of Toilets – Over 4,500 cubicles & nearly 700 metres of urinals
  • Number of Punters’ Tents – 76,000