Paul McCartney performing at Glastonbury in 2022
Saturday at Glastonbury saw some of the best sets of the weekend so far.
From Joy Crookes making her Worthy Farm debut to returning champions Haim in a glorious, sun-drenched Pyramid Stage performance, there was a very special atmosphere ahead of Sir Paul McCartney’s highly-anticipated headline slot.
Other excellent shows came from Glass Animals, Metronomy, Celeste and Gen Z pop star Olivia Rodrigo, who stormed the Other Stage with a surprise cameo from Lily Allen. With Allen’s 2012 hit “F*** You,” the duo sued the Supreme Court to overturn Roe vs Wade in the US.
Noel Gallagher and his High Flying Birds took to the Pyramid Stage just in front of Macca and performed a string of Oasis hits which the audience enjoyed, leading critic Mark Beaumont to wonder if the gloves were in his sibling rivalry with the younger brother — and former bandmates — have fully undressed. liam
Then it was time for the man himself, Sir Paul McCartney, who spawned his amazing band and half a century of classic songs, not to mention the amazing surprise guests in the form of Bruce Springsteen and Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl. What a night!
Follow the live updates below:
Fans in awe of Sir Paul McCartney’s headline: ‘Macca just won Glastonbury’
Here’s a round-up of fan reactions to former Beatles and all-time legend Sir Paul McCartney’s epic headline on Saturday, complete with incredible surprise performances from Dave Grohl and Bruce Springsteen:
Maanya SachdevaJune 26, 2022 03:30
Who is Big Jeff?
The Bristol band performed at Worthy Farm on Friday night (June 24) while Self Esteem – real name Rebecca Lucy Taylor – took the stage on Saturday afternoon (June 25).
Idles lead singer Joe Talbot dedicated the song “A Hymn” to Big Jeff, who is currently in hospital after suffering severe burns in a house fire.
“This next song goes to our brother and our friend Big Jeff,” Talbot said. “He’s everything we’d like to represent, he’s everything music fandom is and he’s everything love is. This is for you, Big Jeff.”
The special calls have made many people curious as to who Big Jeff is.
Roisin O’ConnorJune 26, 2022 3:15 am
Check out Saturday’s highlights at Glastonbury 2022
Roisin O’ConnorJune 26, 2022 03:01
Roisin O’ConnorJune 26, 2022 2:46 am
Olivia Rodrigo brings out Lily Allen to sing ‘F*** You’ in response to the Supreme Court over Roe vs Wade
On Friday (June 24), the US Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Mississippi law banning abortions at 15 weeks gestation while overturning important precedents set by the 1973 decision Deer vs Wade.
During her performance at Glastonbury on Saturday night (June 25), Rodrigo joined the likes of Phoebe Bridgers and Billie Eilish to speak out against the verdict.
During her performance on the Other Stage, the “Driver’s License” singer brought out special guest Lily Allen for a performance of Allen’s 2009 hit “F*** You.”
Annabel NugentJune 26, 2022 2:29 am
‘A Dark Day for Women’: Supreme Court overthrow of Roe vs Wade sparks anger among Glastonbury artists
A number of artists performing at Glastonbury 2022 have condemned the US Supreme Court ruling on Friday (June 24) overturning Roe v. Wade.
“I’m only going to say this because I can’t bear to think about it any longer right now,” she told the crowd on the festival’s main pyramid stage.
Louis Chilton and Annabel NugentJune 26, 2022 2:16 am
Highlights of day four at Glastonbury 2022
Ahead of Paul McCartney’s headline set, Gen-Z star Olivia Rodrigo invited surprise guest Lily Allen onstage to deliver a sizzling rendition of Allen’s 2009 hit “F*** You” before the Supreme Court justices Deer vs Wade Verdict.
Below are the highlights from day four at Glastonbury:
Roisin O’ConnorJune 26, 2022 02:02
Find the doppelganger…
During Friday night’s (June 24) coverage of the Robert Plant and Alison Krauss show, the camera panned to viewers, including a woman in a blue raincoat and sunglasses…
It didn’t take long for viewers at home to comment on the festival-goer’s looks, noting that she looks like the queen!
Roisin O’ConnorJune 26, 2022 1:52 am
Paul McCartney or Mitski?
It looks like everyone is at Paul McCartney’s headlining performance – but there will be a fair number of people who will at least try to split their time between the Beatles legend and Mitski, whose performance (from 9.15pm to 10.15pm) is there creates quite impossible to catch both.
It’s one of the most brutal clashes of the weekend.
Roisin O’ConnorJune 26, 2022 1:45 am
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds Review, Glastonbury 2022: The Band That Could Have Been Last Era’s Oasis
Roisin O’ConnorJune 26, 2022 1:30 am
https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/news/glastonbury-2022-live-kendrick-lamar-b2109547.html Glastonbury live: Paul McCartney makes headlines on Saturday on the Pyramid Stage