Glastonbury Festival 2022 | Line-up, tickets and latest news

The Glastonbury Festival is set to make a triumphant return in 2022 after being canceled two years in a row.

The UK festival was scrapped in 2020 and 2021 thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, but the massive music event is continuing this year.

And now Paul McCartney, Kenrick Lamar, Sam Fender, Olivia Rodrigo, Foals and Wolf Alice have been announced among the artists performing at this summer’s festival.

A total of 89 names have been added to the exciting lineup so far, alongside previously announced headliner Billie Eilish.

McCartney will perform on the famous Pyramid Stage on Saturday June 25, exactly one week after turning 80.

The Beatles icon was previously scheduled to headline the 2020 event before it was canceled due to COVID-19.

“When he finally confirmed, we were beyond [excited]”, organizer Emily Eavis told the BBC. “For us to have Paul McCartney is obviously a dream, a huge moment in our history. It means the world will bring Paul McCartney to Glastonbury.”

McCartney is set to become the festival’s oldest headliner, while Friday night headliner Eilish will be the festival’s youngest solo headliner.

Pulitzer Prize-winning rapper Kendrick Lamar will close the festival on Sunday evening.

The music festival shared the official lineup on Twitter on Friday, March 4.

The full lineup is expected to be announced in May 2022.

Read on for everything you need to know about Glastonbury Festival 2022.

When is Glastonbury 2022?

The festival always takes place on the last weekend of June.

In 2022, the event will take place from From Wednesday 22 June to Sunday 26 June in the Somerset village of Pilton at Worthy Farm.

Speaking about the 2022 festival earlier this year, founder Michael Eavis said: “After 51 years, the enthusiasm of people to really want to come is still there. Which gives me great comfort.”

He added: “You would think that people are starting to get fed up with the idea. But that’s definitely not the case!”

The Glastonbury 2022 lineup so far

NEW YORK - JANUARY 28: Kendrick Lamar performing at the 60TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS broadcast live on both coasts from Madison Square Garden in New York on Sunday, January 28, 2018, at a new time, 7:30-11:00 p.m. Live ET/ 4:30-8:00 p.m., live PT, on the CBS Television Network.  (Photo by John Paul Filo/CBS via Getty Images)

Kendrick Lamar (Photo by John Paul Filo/CBS via Getty Images)

Billie Eilish
Paul McCartney
Kendrick Lamar
Diana Ross
Amyl and the sniffers
Angelique Kidjo
Arlo Parks
The Avalanches
beabadoobee
Biceps
big thief
Midi Black
flowers
bonobos
Burna Boy
Caribou
Caroline Polachek
Cate LeBon
Celestial
Charlie XCX
Clairo
Man of confidence
Courtney Barnett
crowded house
Declan McKenna
Doja Cat
Dry cleaning
Easy life
Elbow
Emma-Jean Thackray
First aid kit
Foals
DC fountains
Four Tet
gabriels
Ghett
girl in red
glass animals
Peng green tea
Claw
Haim
Herbie Hancock
Holly Humberstone
Slow motion
Inhaler
Jarv is…
Jessie Ware
The Jesus and Mary Channel
Joy Crookes
Kacey Musgraves
Khruangbin
Coffee
Leon Bridges
Lianne LaHavas
Little Simz
Lorde
Megan you stallion
Metronomy
Mitsky
Wax Nightmares
Noel Gallagher’s Flying Birds
Nubya Garcia
Olivia Rodrigue
Pet Shop Boys
Phoebe Bridger
primal cry
Robert Plant and Alison Krauss
Roisin Murphy
Rufus Wainwright
Sam Fender
Sampa the Great
Seun Kuti and Egypt 80
Self love
Sigrid
Skunk Anansia
Sleaford Mods
Sarcastic puppy
Squid
St. Vincent
Superherb
Time
CCM
Turnstile
Warmduscher
The Waterboys
wet leg
Wolf Alice
years and years
Yves Tumor

Glastonbury 2022 Tickets

Sam Fender Tickets

Sam Fender (Photo by Roberto Ricciuti/Redferns via Getty)

Unfortunately, tickets are sold out for Glastonbury 2022.

However, don’t be discouraged: there could well be a resale in April 2022 if enough people return their tickets.

You can register to buy Glastonbury tickets ahead of the sale via the Glastonbury Festival website.

The price of a ticket fluctuates every year. In 2022, tickets cost £280 per person plus a £5 booking fee.

The 2022 Glastonbury Festival will take place from June 22-26 at Worthy Farm, Pilton, Somerset.

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