Music Gear News

At Gear4music.com we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

Beyonce Knowles to headline Glastonbury?

Beyonce Knowles and U2 are reportedly set to join Coldplay by headlining this year's Glastonbury musical festival.
Great deals on musical instruments

Beyonce Knowles and U2 are reportedly set to headline this year's Glastonbury Festival.

The 'Halo' singer and the Irish rockers - who were forced to pull out of their headline slot last year because of a back injury to frontman Bono - will be the main acts at the legendary event in Somerset, South West England, alongside 'Fix You' hitmakers Coldplay.

According to website Holymoly.com, U2 will play the Pyramid Stage on the Friday night (24.06.11), with Beyonce taking the top slot on the Saturday (25.06.11), while Coldplay have been given the prestigious closing slot on the Sunday night (26.06.11).

Although she has never performed at Glastonbury before, she did visit the festival in 2008 when husband Jay-Z headlined and organiser Michael Eavis has previously said he is keen to bring another huge US name to the event.

He said: "There's an American artist that I've been wanting to have for years and yonks and yonks and yonks."

Because U2 were forced to cancel last year's appearance, Michael has always said the band would perform in 2011, while Coldplay have been rumoured for months.

Last year, Gorillaz replaced U2 as headliners, with Muse and Stevie Wonder talking the other places on the bill.

Posted on 8 Feb 2011 16:15 to category : Band / Celebrity News

Related Music News

thumbnail

Through a collaboration with Martin, Sheeran's latest signature model features artwork from his latest album '÷' and has been built to his exact specifications.

25 Apr 2017 17:08
thumbnail

An icon who helped propel the rock 'n' roll movement to new and unprecedented heights. Chucky Berry is praised by many as a founding father of modern music.

20 Mar 2017 11:31
thumbnail

Founding guitarist of legendary LA band Y and T Joey Alves passes away due to complications relating to Ulcerative Colitis. Documentary on soon to follow.

13 Mar 2017 13:12
thumbnail

Destroyer Cola is to be the latest release in rock veterans Kiss' long line of merchandise currently available to the general public for purchase

7 Mar 2017 15:23
thumbnail

In a recent unconfirmed report, frontman of famous rock and roll outfit Guns N' Roses is said to be heading into the studio with Australian rock veterans AC/DC

24 Feb 2017 13:13
thumbnail

Never before has music been so accessible. With social media, tab sites and forums at your immediate disposal, learning your favourite song couldn't be easier.

9 Feb 2017 15:22

Recent Music News

thumbnail

Following CITES agreement last year, Fender has announced that their Elite guitar and bass range will be subject to strict regulation and substitution of woods.

23 May 2017 12:21
thumbnail

A reinterpretation of its predecessor, the Moog Subsequent 37 CV Analog Synth builds upon a cumulative effort between Moog and the very people who play them.

18 May 2017 16:00
thumbnail

With the advent of various new files formats and the cancelling of several licensing programs, the MP3 is speculated to soon become a thing of the past.

17 May 2017 12:40
thumbnail

Renowned for their legacy of revolutionary amplifiers and guitar pedals, Gurus have fast established themselves as a leading voice in the guitar industry

15 May 2017 17:04
thumbnail

Control the harmonic content and output of your tone in one fell swoop. Designed for all things gritty and tenacious, Earthquaker's Erupter puts fuzz back on the map.

10 May 2017 16:55
thumbnail

JBL Professional has launched a competition that gives aspiring musician the opportunity to record in a professional facility with renowned producer Steve Levine.

8 May 2017 14:48