Foals, Kay Tempest and Inhaler are among bands and artists expressing their excitement ahead of the coming days ahead of the stage at Glastonbury.
The much-anticipated festival opened its doors on Wednesday morning for the first time in three years, with those who queued up from the early hours to be one of the first ticket holders on the site.
Global stars Billie Eilish, Sir Paul McCartney and Kendrick Lamar are leading the festival, with Diana Ross filling the Sunday Teatime Legends slot.
Rock band Falls said they were “honoured” to headline the other stage this Friday night as they returned to the festival for their sixth time.
Sharing photos of his past performances on Instagram, he wrote: “Humble and simply put, the opportunity to play the World’s Greatest Festival for the 6th time (!!!) . Day.
“It’s been a long three years since we last hit The Farm. We promised it would be worth the wait. Come celebrate with us.”
He also thanked the festival’s co-organizer Emily Avis and the Glastonbury team for inviting them to play again.
Poet and rapper Kaye Tempest, 36, reflected on her journey at the festival over the past 10 years in a post on Instagram.
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This year the Tempest will play in multiple slots throughout the schedule, including a freestyle session with producer and mixer Dan Carey on Thursday, as well as a set at The Other Stage on Friday, which they called their “biggest show” in Glastonbury and “potentially”. as stated”. sometimes”.
He also noted that this would be his first time performing at Worth Farms since he announced in August 2020 that he was changing his first name and that he/she would be using the pronoun.
Sharing a video clip of his past performances at the festival, he wrote: “I’ve been playing @glastofest for at least 10 years in some way or another, climbing one stage at a time, from a tea tent with a teacup and Park in the circus grounds, West Holts and now settle in the second stage.
“It means a lot to me to be there and this will be my first as Kei. I can’t wait to be more joyful and present in my body than ever before. With love”.
Irish rock band Inhaler also expressed enthusiasm for debuting Worthy Farms.
He shared a series of photos from his recent concert, as he said: “We’re gearing up to lose our @glastofest virginity with a warmup show tonight”.
The Glastonbury 2022 line-up includes established names including Crowded House, Primal Scream and Supergrass, as well as new acts such as Arlo Parks, Doja Cat, Easy Life, Fontaines DC and Griff.
The Pet Shop Boys will feature in a “long-awaited” performance titled The Other Stage, while former Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant will appear with American country and bluegrass star Alison Krauss following the release of their second collaborative album.