Glastonbury Festival: George Ezra will perform on the John Peel Stage

GEORGE Ezra has confirmed he will perform on the John Peel Stage at Glastonbury Festival at 2pm this afternoon (Sunday June 26).

The interpreter of “Shotgun” and “Green Green Grass” shared the news on Twitter shortly after 11 a.m., writing: “SURPRISE! Glastonbury, meet at 2 p.m. on the John Peel Stage for a big party.

Fans have speculated Ezra may be a ‘secret’ performer after a sign reading ‘Gold Rush Kid’ – the name of the latest studio album – was spotted on the festival website, with a photo shared on social media June 18.

It is expected to attract large audiences to the John Peel Stage, which has hosted artists like Sigrid, Griff and Holly Humberstone, between 2 and 3 p.m.

child of the gold rush was released earlier this month and became his third UK number one album alongside Wanted while traveling (2014) and Stay with Tamara (2018).

Ezra, 29, overcame a “nasty bout of laryngitis” to perform at the festival after suffering a 48-hour vocal rest.

He was forced to cancel a scheduled gig at Denmark’s Tinderbox Festival on Friday on doctor’s orders after being diagnosed with inflammation.

White Stripes singer Jack White was also confirmed as a surprise performer this morning.

He will perform at the Park Stage at 6pm after his appearance was teased on today’s show Glastonbury Free Press newspaper.

Jan G. Gilbert