The line up for Glastonbury 2014 is shaping up quite nicely with two big names already confirmed to take to the music festival’s iconic stage…
Country music mega-star Dolly Parton has announced that she will be playing the festival this summer, taking to Twitter to say:
I’m incredibly excited to FINALLY announce that the #BlueSmokeWorldTour is coming to @GlastoFest on June 29th! 😉 Stay tuned for more info…— Dolly Parton (@DollyParton) February 27, 2014
News which was confirmed by organiser Emily Eavis and the festival’s official Twitter feed:
We are delighted to say that Dolly is coming to Glastonbury… It really doesn't get much better than this!— Emily Eavis (@emilyeavis) February 27, 2014
♫ Jolene, Jolene, Jolene, JOLENE! ♫— Glastonbury Festival (@glastonbury) February 27, 2014
The 68-year-old performer, who is most well known for hits 9 to 5, Islands in the Stream and I Will Always Love You will sing for the wellie-wearing festival goers as part of her Blue Smoke World Tour, which comes to Europe on 8 June.
Debbie Harry of iconic 70s band Blondie has also confirmed that the group will be appearing at the festival.
The 68-year-old star said, “We just heard today – we’re going to be doing Glastonbury” at last night’s NME Awards, where she performed and accepted NME’s godlike genius award.
Glastonbury Festival will be on between 25 and 29 June 2014.