General Discussion: festivals (welcome to another 6 months of Croatia chat)


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FLG
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5857 posts since 21/5/04

15 Mar 2019 22:47
The killers are an embarrassment of a headliner.
The cure are on of the greatest British bands of all time.
Stormzy is there as they always try to put a contemporary act as a headliner. Don’t have a problem with him being there but I won’t be watching him. There’s so many other acts on at the same time. If folk have a problem with Glastonbury lineups they must have pretty narrow musical taste IMO
yellowpages
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2114 posts since 11/6/10

16 Mar 2019 01:13
You need your head checked if you don't rate The Cure
joeyjojo
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3914 posts since 24/8/06

16 Mar 2019 07:54
Probably a blessing in disguise - more fun to be had away from the main music
TCB
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3616 posts since 5/7/11

16 Mar 2019 10:44
yellowpages wrote: You need your head checked if you don't rate The Cure

This.

Glastonbury's always good music wise. Don't think i've ever been and now had an option to see something decent. The Killers are a terrible and obvious choice but The Cure have a big enough back catalogue for it to work on the main stage.

As for Fleetwood Mac, they are rumoured every year as was Prince before he died. More chance of Prince playing as they are about the $ and Glastonbury don't pay huge fees.
Hanto
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1652 posts since 30/11/09

16 Mar 2019 11:30
Saw the Cure at Hyde Park last year. They do a long set, 2hrs +, and will most likely do greatest hits, but it was one of the best gigs I've been to. Great atmosphere.
Sholto
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481 posts since 25/12/12

16 Mar 2019 12:55
Who goes to Glastonbury for the headliners?
joeyjojo
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3914 posts since 24/8/06

16 Mar 2019 20:27
Just looked at the poster again and it’s genuinely the shittest thing imaginable
Sholto
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481 posts since 25/12/12

posted 16 Mar 2019 20:35, edited 16 Mar 2019 20:35
themistake
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10500 posts since 20/2/06

16 Mar 2019 21:13
joeyjojo wrote: Just looked at the poster again and it’s genuinely the shittest thing imaginable

I can tell you've never been
joeyjojo
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3914 posts since 24/8/06

16 Mar 2019 21:37
Read up! I’ve been 6 times ! Laughing out loud
themistake
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10500 posts since 20/2/06

16 Mar 2019 22:46
Yeah sorry, you are a bit bipolar in this thread.
joeyjojo
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3914 posts since 24/8/06

17 Mar 2019 12:40
I think it’s a defence mechanism and I’m just sad I didn’t get a ticket
Mancunia
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611 posts since 29/10/12

posted 29 May 2019 10:43, edited 29 May 2019 10:43
Kala in two weeks Cool
Burt
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5405 posts since 3/1/10

30 Jun 2019 22:10
Robert Smith's voice is fucking brilliant. Not sure the Glasto crowd are fully on board which is understandable given that most of them are too young and ain't been drip fed 'The Cure' like they might've been some perceived 'bigger' bands. Great set though.
TCB
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3616 posts since 5/7/11

1 Jul 2019 23:43
Gutted to miss this year's. Looked incredible