Glastonbury Festival 2022: Calvin Harris confirmed for Arcadia Spider

GLASTONBURY Festival has confirmed that Calvin Harris, Carl Cox, Chase & Status and Kurupt FM are among the artists performing at the Arcadia Spider this year.

The festival dance area will also feature performances from Four Tet, Jon Hopkins and DJ EZ.

A festival spokesperson said: “The Arcadia Spider returns in epic style for 2022, returning to Glastonbury with one of its biggest lineups ever.”

Arcadia added on Twitter“Look who’s back…

“The Spider is locked in to land at Glastonbury – and it’s coming lumbering.”

Reacting to the announcement, electronic music and producer Jon Hopkins said“Glastonbury is without a doubt my favorite festival in the world.

“I will play against Arcadia again this year. It will be so good to be back.”

Scottish DJ and producer Calvin Harris, best known for tracks such as ‘One Kiss’ with Dua Lipa and ‘We Found Love’ with Rihanna, also performed at Glastonbury 2007.

The full range of Glastonbury 2022 Arcadia Spiders

  • calvin harris
  • Carl Cox
  • Chase & Status (jungle game)
  • DJ EZ
  • Four Tet
  • Jon Hopkins
  • Kurupt FM
  • TO SPY
  • Grafix
  • Exploit taken off. Carasel MC & Solah
  • Ensemble Ishmael (DJ)
  • Nia Archives
  • Nina Kraviz
  • Sub-focus
  • Dimension exploit. CM ID
  • TSHA

The Arcadia Spider poster says there will be “very special guests” in the area with “more acts to be announced” before the festival begins.

After a two-year hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, Glastonbury Festival is set to return to Worthy Farm between Wednesday June 22 and Sunday June 26.

In October, festival organizers confirmed Billie Eilish would become the youngest solo headliner when she takes to the Pyramid Stage on Friday night.

Former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney will headline the Pyramid Stage on Saturday night – as he did in 2004 – before American rapper Kendrick Lamar brings down the curtain on Sunday night.

In recent weeks, the festival has announced four more stage lineups.

The Field of Avalon area will feature McFly, Sugababes and The Damned, while Fatboy Slim will perform at Silver Hayes.

This year’s Glasto Latino artists have also been confirmed, while comedians such as Nish Kumar, Josh Widdicombe, Kerry Godliman and Jonathan Pie will take to the stage in theaters and circuses.

Lorde, Olivia Rodrigo, Sam Fender, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds and Pet Shop Boys are other big names confirmed on Glastonbury’s full lineup.

For more information on the festival visit www.somersetcountygazette.co.uk/leisure/glastonbury/.

Jan G. Gilbert