The Beatles Paul McCartney To Headline Glastonbury Festival In 2020

Words by Riley Fitzgerald
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The Beatles Paul McCartney is set to headline Glastonbury Festival in 2020.

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the long-running British Festival, McCartney will be appearing on the event’s Pyramid Stage alongside previously confirmed headliner, ex Supremes vocalist and Motown superstar Diana Ross.

Paul McCartney’s attendance was confirmed by the festival’s official Instagram.

Shortly before this McCartney teased the noncement via his own account posting an image of pianist Phillip Glass, actor Emma Stone and seminal Beatles influence Chuck Berry.

Glass Stone Berry.

The 77-year-old last played the festival’s Pyramid Stage in 2004.

Having Paul McCartney coming back to headline the Pyramid next year is an absolute dream come true,” Glastonbury co-organiser Emily Eavis has shared. “There really was no one that we wanted more for the 50th anniversary.

It seems there’s no stopping this former Beatle who has been enjoying a recent upsurge of popularity with best-selling album Egypt Station and the 50th Anniversary re-release of Abbey Road.

Paul McCartney has also recently released a children’s book, is waging a campaign in favor of vegetarianism, cameod on former drummer Ringo Starr’s album What’s My Name? and is working on a musical adaption of 1946 film It’s A Wonderful Life.

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