When did U2 headline Glastonbury?

When did U2 headline Glastonbury?

Glastonbury 2011: U2 finally make festival debut. U2 have made their first appearance at the Glastonbury music festival, as the headline act on Friday night. The band played a greatest hits set that included Where The Streets Have No Name, One, With Or Without You and Beautiful Day.

Who headlined Glastonbury in 2011?

Line-up. Headline acts on the Pyramid Stage were U2, Coldplay and Beyoncé, performing on the Friday, Saturday and Sunday respectively; with Beyoncé as Glastonbury’s premier finale for 2011.

Who has headlined Glastonbury the most?

Van Morrison Van Morisson has played at the festival a staggering seven times: 1982, 1987, 1989, 1992, 1993, 1997 and 2005. In other words, he’s a Glasto’ legend.

When have the killers played Glastonbury?

The Killers played a triumphant set at Glastonbury Festival in June 2019, and now it appears it was also historical.

Who headlined Glastonbury 2009?

Neil Young
The three main headline acts (Neil Young, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band and Blur) were announced in March 2009, with the full line up being released on 25 May 2009.

What was the best Glastonbury Festival ever?

From Beyoncé to David Bowie: 10 of the best Glastonbury sets ever

  • Beyoncé 2011. BBC Music. 2.57M subscribers.
  • David Bowie. 2000. BBC Music. 2.58M subscribers.
  • Blur. 2009. BBC Music. 2.58M subscribers.
  • The Killers. 2004. BBC Music. 2.57M subscribers.
  • Pulp. 1995. BBC Music. 2.56M subscribers.
  • Lizzo. 2019. BBC Music. 2.58M subscribers.

How loud is Glastonbury Festival?

There’s also an absolute maximum exposure for staff, after taking hearing protection into account, of 87 dB. You can find out more information at the Action on Hearing Loss website.

How loud is Glastonbury?

With 85 decibels being about as loud as a vacuum cleaner, Glastonbury definitely exceeds that limit.

Who headlined Glastonbury in 2009?

What happened to U2 at Glastonbury 2011?

U2 at Glastonbury 2011. “Look at you!” cries Bono midway through U2’s opening song, Even Better Than the Real Thing. “A whole city in the rain.”. Dreadful weather has a way of focusing the mind. U2’s booking has divided festivalgoers since it was first announced, before Bono’s back injury forced a postponement.

Will U2’s booking raise festivalgoers’ spirits?

U2’s booking has divided festivalgoers since it was first announced, before Bono’s back injury forced a postponement. But their healthy back catalogue and formidable showmanship seems well-placed to raise sodden spirits.

How good is Bono’s set at Glastonbury?

It’s a lean, combative, frontloaded set calibrated to win the unconverted at their first festival show since the 80s. You can’t persuade everyone of course, but it’s good to see a band this big taking nothing for granted. Aside from an a cappella verse of Jerusalem, Bono wisely keeps the Avalon blarney to a minimum.

What happened to U2’s moment of surrender?

In the encore, after a glittering With or Without You, the sombre Moment of Surrender feels anticlimactic: a big moment for U2’s fanbase but not well-known to anyone else. But they pull it back with a rampaging version of their punky debut single Out of Control, a reminder of when they were unknowns with everything to prove.

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