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Glastonbury unveils line-up for Fields of Avalon stage

Dr John Cooper Clarke will take to Worthy Farm, alongside pop royalty in the form of McFly and Sugababes

By Nick Reilly

Dr John Cooper Clarke in an interview
Dr John Cooper Clarke will perform at Glastonbury (Picture: YouTube)

Glastonbury has unveiled the line-up for this year’s Fields of Avalon stage, led by the likes of Dr John Cooper Clarke and punk stalwarts The Damned.

Other acts to be unveiled for the festival stage, which traditionally focuses on folk and independent artists, include pop royalty in the form of McFly and the Sugababes.

Announcing their involvement on Twitter, McFly wrote: “Another one ticked off the bucket list.”

You can see the whole line-up for the Fields of Avalon stage below.

The latest Glastonbury update comes after an illustrious first announcement landed last month. Billie EilishPaul McCartney and Kendrick Lamar will headline the Pyramid Stage on the Friday, Saturday and Sunday, respectively, while Diana Ross takes the famous Sunday afternoon legends slot.

Other big names include LordeMitskiPhoebe BridgersWolf AliceRobert Plant & Alison Krauss and Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds.

The massive line-up is rounded out by the likes of Sam Fender, Metronomy, Foals, Caribou, current Rolling Stone UK cover star Burna Boy and Charli XCX.

Glastonbury ‘s return comes after the festival endured two unplanned fallow years because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Last year, a elaborate live stream event, Live from Worthy Farm, took the place of the usual festival and saw performances from ColdplayHAIMKanoGeorge Ezra and Michael Kiwanuka.