The Arctic Monkeys have reportedly signed to headline Glastonbury 2023 for either the Saturday or Sunday with Guns N’ Roses in talks for the Friday night headline slot as MarkMeets.com can exclusively reveal that Elton John is the artists who has 100% been confirmed. Also rumours that Eminem is in talks to headline Glastonbury.
Other major names announced in the first wave of acts include Lizzo, Lil Nas X, Lana Del Ray and Lewis Capaldi.
Festival favourites and newcomers have also graced the acts, with ticketholders set to see the likes of Raye, Blondie, Hot Chip, The Chicks, Alt-J, Becky Hill, Carly Rae Jepsen, Central Cee, Chvrches, Fatboy Slim, Fred Again, Manic Street Preachers and Christine and the Queens.
Last year saw Kendrick Lamar, Paul McCartney, and Billie Eilish take to the stage.
They are said to have already started preparations for the gig, which will be the third time they have joined the festival and 10 years since they last appeared on the festival’s Pyramid Stage.
Alex Turner and the band are coming back to Glastonbury, and this time their set is going to be even bigger and better.
“The lads have signed on the dotted line and will return to the Pyramid Stage next June.
“It is really special for them to be doing a hat-trick on that stage and it is something they have wanted to do for a while.
“After the festival dates lined up with their upcoming tour they said they couldn’t not play there again.
“The band are in the process of putting together their team and are working on making their performance one of Glastonbury’s most memorable.”
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The group – which along with frontman Alex, 36, includes guitarist Jamie Cook, 37, bassist Nick O’Malley, also 37, and 36-year-old drummer Matt Helders – last week announced details of their massive new tour of the UK and Ireland.
But they left a hole in the dates that coincides with Glastonbury 2023, which will run from June 21 to 25.
Their tour will start in May 2023 and features two huge homecoming shows at Sheffield’s Hillsborough Park.
Support acts for the entire tour are The Hives and The Mysterines, with the band’s new album ‘The Car’ due for release on October 21, which will feature the single ‘There’d Better Be A Mirrorball’ plus ‘I Ain’t Quite Where I Think I Am’.
Glastonbury boss Michael Eavis says that all three headliners for the 2023 festival have already been confirmed.
Meanwhile Harry has the whole weekend free between tour dates, with a source telling showbiz journalist Mark Boardman that “Harry is really eager to perform at the legendary music festival”.
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