Published: Mon, March 18, 2019
Culture&Arts | By Dora Pope

Glastonbury 2019: The Killers and The Cure announced as headliners

Glastonbury 2019: The Killers and The Cure announced as headliners

The Cure and Janet Jackson, both of whom will be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame later this month, are among the artists headlining the 2019 edition of the U.K.'s mega-festival Glastonbury, held June 26-30.

The tweet revealing the poster also confirmed some timers, stating that The Killers will perform Friday while Robert Smith's The Cure will close the Pyramid Stage on the Sunday.

'Well folks, there ya have it.

The Cure and The Killers will join Stormzy as headliners of Glastonbury in June.

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While 80s' icons The Cure are returning for their first headline performance in 24 years, which means the band tie with Coldplay as the only acts to have headlined the event four times.

Other performers at this year's Glastonbury include Liam Gallagher, Miley Cyrus, Janet Jackson, Kylie Minogue, The Chemical Brothers, Lauryn Hill and Christine and the Queens.

Response to the bill has been mixed, with fans praising a near-50% female line-up, while others have called it "predictable".

There was no event last summer, with Glastonbury, at Worthy Farm in Somerset, having a "fallow year". Tickets for this year's festival reportedly sold out in half an hour, with a portion of the proceeds going to charitable organizations like Oxfam, Wateraid, Greenpeace and more.

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