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Glastonbury Festival Organizers Planning to Launch Second Event

Glastonbury Festival in Glastonbury, England
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Festival-goers relax in a field at sunset during Glastonbury Festival in Glastonbury, England.

In a recent interview with The Guardian, Glastonbury organizer Emily Eavis suggested that the famous festival will soon be expanding to new locations.

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“We are going to do a show somewhere else with the same team behind Glastonbury,” Eavis explained, adding that the second event would launch “in 2019 or 2018, but probably 2019.” “It hasn’t got a name yet,” she continued, “and we’re still not entirely sure what shape it’s going to take. For now we’re all [focused] on Worthy Farm. We’re not thinking too far down that road because we’re quite busy with this one at the moment!”

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This year’s edition of Glastonbury starts June 22 and runs through June 26. Adele, Coldplay, and Muse are set to headline. Peruse the rest of the lineup below.

 

The full #Glastonbury2016 line-up poster is here! See our website for full day / set time info.

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