Festivals: Emily Eavis says Prince isn’t involved in this year’s Glastonbury

Emily Eavis says Prince isn’t involved in this year’s Glastonbury

Eavis posted on Twitter that the circulating rumours are “completely untrue”.

Glastonbury organiser Emily Eavis took to Twitter over the weekend to dispel rumours of Prince possibly performing at this year’s festival.

The weekend’s Sunday (19th April) tabloids had reported that Prince was set to play and pulled out as the final headliner for the event on Worthy Farm this June. Eavis simply stated that, “Tabloid reports today about Prince playing or pulling out are unfounded and completely untrue. We’ll unveil all the stages soon!”

Eavis also confirmed that resale tickets sold out in a record time of 11 minutes. Last week, over 70 acts were confirmed to play the event, following the recent announcement that Foo Fighters and Kanye West are two of the three headliners. Acts such as Pharrell Williams, Florence and the Machine, Patti Smith, FKA Twigs, Jamie xx, Alt-J, Caribou, and many more. The confirmed acts in alphabetical order as as follows:

Alabama Shakes, Alt-J, Azealia Banks, Belle & Sebastian, Ben Howard, Caribou, Catfish and the Bottlemen, Charli XCX, Chronixx, Circa Waves, Clean Bandit, Courtney Barnett, deadmau5, Death Cab for Cutie, Death From Above 1979, Ella Eyre, Enter Shikari, Fat White Family, Father John Misty, FKA twigs, Florence + The Machine, Flying Lotus, Foo Fighters, FFS (Franz Ferdinand & Sparks), Future Islands, George Ezra, Goat, Gregory Porter, Hot Chip, Hozier, Ibeyi, Jamie T, Jamie xx, Jessie Ware, Jon Hopkins, Jungle, Kanye West, Kasai Allstars, Kate Tempest, La Roux, Lianne La Havas, Lionel Richie, Mark Ronson, Mary J. Blige, Mavis Staples, Modestep, Motorhead, Paloma Faith, Patti Smith, Peace, Perfume Genius, Pharrell Williams, Rae Morris, Roy Ayers, Rudimental, Run the Jewels, Ryan Adams, Sharon Van Etten, Sleaford Mods, Spiritualized, Suede, Super Furry Animals, The Chemical Brothers, The Fall, The Maccabees, The Moody Blues, The Pop Group, The Vaccines, The Waterboys, Todd Terje, Wolf Alice, Years & Years, Young Fathers.

Read more on the recent Glastonbury line-up here. Tickets for Glastonbury Festival, Worthy Farm on 24th-28th June have now sold out.

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