Endrick Lamar is set to close Glastonbury as the festival’s final headliner the day Sir Paul McCartney unveils an explosive historic set.
The American rapper will be the last actor to take to the pyramid stage at the end of the festivities at Worth Farm in Somerset on Sunday.
Soul singer Diana Ross is also on the bill for the final day as she fills the Legends slot for Sunday tea.
Lamar’s upcoming show on the main stage will mark his first start in Glastonbury.
He is expected to play a number of hit tracks, including songs from his recently released fifth studio album, Mr. Morrell and the Big Steppers.
It was announced in 2020 that the Grammy-winning singer would headline the 50th anniversary edition of Glastonbury, but the festival has been delayed by two years due to epidemics.
The Pyramid Stage will host a line of talent before Lamar, including Lord, Elbo, Herbie Hancock, Dakha Barkha and Black Dyke Band.
There will also be musical stars at various stages of the festival, with Pet Shop Boys and Air & Air performing on the second stage.
While the electronic duo will headline the Bicep Westholtz stage, Charlie XCX will close the John Peel stage and Amelda May and McFly will both play the Avalon stage.
On Saturday evening, Sir Paul gave a Glastonbury headline for the history books, which included the amazing performances of Bruce Springston and Dave Gruhl, the frontman of the Fu Fighters.
As he reached the pyramid stage, the former Beetle became the festival’s oldest solo headliner a week after celebrating his 80th birthday.
To mark this important occasion, Sir Paul selected the audience for his songs, as well as the beloved tracks from The Beatles and later Group Wings.
During her more than two-hour set, she sang classical songs including Hey Jude, Blackbird, Live And Let Die, Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da and Get Back.
The electric show was further expanded when it introduced the group to the stage with the song I Saw Her Standing There and Band On The Run.
After the wedding, Sir Paul announced that he had another surprise from the East Coast of the United States when Springston came on stage to play Glory Days and I Wanna Be Your Man with him.
Sir Paul also remembered his closest and dearest during the headline set, including a piano version of My Valentine to his wife Nancy, Something to His Beatles band matt George Harrison and Hair Today to John Lennon. Dedication was involved.
As part of Encore, through special technology that could separate Lenin’s voice from the old recordings, Sir Paul paired The Beatles’ track I’ve Got A Feeling with his former band mat on the Pyramid stage. Were able to create.
To end the historic set, he sang the Beatles’ song “The End to Two” with a cheerful crowd, with Springston and Gruhl returning to provide guitar solos.
Although most of Glastonbury’s headline performances were broadcast live on BBC iPlayer, Sir Paul was not broadcast on the broadcaster’s channels for an hour on his set.
In a statement, the BBC said: “This year we are delighted to have the widest coverage of Glastonbury ever available to an audience.
“Paul McCartney’s much-anticipated set was aired on BBC One at 10.30pm as well as on Radio 2 and will be available on BBC Player and BBC Sound.
“Due to the complexity of broadcasting events of this scale and the volume of performances we cover, there is sometimes a difference between performances and their delivery.”
Earlier on Saturday, the Pyramid Stage hosted a speech by Greta Thunberg in which she called on society to fulfill its “historic responsibility to fix things” in the face of the global climate crisis.
Ms. Thunberg’s speech was followed by a set of pop rock band Ham, followed by Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds on the Pyramid Stage.
Pyramid Stage also hosted musical stars Ham, AJ Tracy, Easy Life, Joy Crooks and Les Amazon’s Africa on Saturday.
American pop star Olivia Rodrigo and rapper Megan Thi Stalin both played on the second stage, while Mercury winner Celeste played on the West Holts stage.
Eilish performed an electronic headline on the Pyramid Stage on Friday at the end of the first day of performances in Glastonbury.
Her appearance was another historic moment for the festival as she became Glastonbury’s youngest ever solo headliner.