Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Beyonce To Headline Glastonbury 2011?
According to online reports Beyonce is in talks to headline Glastonbury 2011.
The singer is said to be negotiating with the festival's organiser Michael Eavis for the coveted headline slot, the Daily Star reports.
The performance would follow in the footsteps of her husband Jay-Z, who controversially headlined the British music festival in 2008.
A source said: "After all the furore over Jay-Z playing Glasto, it went off brilliantly and he had a wonderful time.
"Beyoncé was, of course, in the wings soaking up the atmosphere and told everyone how happy she was at Worthy Farm.
"Getting her to perform in her own right seems the ideal next step."
It was recently reported that U2 had dropped numerous hints that they were to headline next year's event after they were forced to pull out last year following Bono's back surgery
Glastonbury or Glasto, is the largest green field open-air music and performing arts festival in the world. The festival is best known for its contemporary music, but also features dance, comedy, theatre, circus, cabaret and many other arts. For 2005, the enclosed area of the festival was over 900 acres (3.6 km²), had over 385 live performances and was attended by around 150,000 people. In 2007, over 700 acts played on over 80 stages and the capacity expanded by 20,000 to 177,000...