Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Glastonbury Festival 2011 Live Stream Online

The 2011 Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts is scheduled to be held from 22–26 June 2011 at the usual Worthy Farm site in Pilton, and another record attendance is expected.

This live feed is at the 2011 Glastonbury Music Festival:

Glastonbury 2011 Live

Event Information:

Tickets for the festival went on sale from 9 am on Sunday 3 October 2010, over 37 weeks before the festival was set to begin. Half the tickets were sold within the first 2 hours and a quarter of the tickets still available by 12pm despite issues with people purchasing tickets. Tickets sold out in 4 hours.

On 15 February, Coldplay were announced the Saturday night headliner on the Pyramid Stage. Later on the same day, Emily Eavis confirmed that Beyoncé would headline on the Sunday evening. U2 were announced on 24 February as the Friday evening headliners. The artists confirmed to be performing at Glastonbury Festival 2011 include the headline acts on the Pyramid Stage: U2, Coldplay and Beyoncé, performing on the Friday, Saturday and Sunday respectively.

Pilton is a village and civil parish in Somerset, England, situated on the A361 road in the Mendip district, 3 miles (5 km) south-west of Shepton Mallet and 6 miles (10 km) east of Glastonbury. The village has a population of 935. The parish includes the hamlets of West Compton, East Compton, Westholme, Beardly Batch and Cannards Grave. Pilton is famous as the location of the Glastonbury Festival, which is run by Pilton farmer Michael Eavis and his daughter Emily Eavis. Being the village at which the festival is held, all villagers get a free ticket.