Festivals in Brief: Glastonbury, Coachella, Austin City Limits


    Want a true testament to the size and scope of our favorite summer music festivals? It’s not even November yet and we’re discussing prospective acts for Glastonbury and Coachella.

    Yep, our Festival Outlook page is already in overdrive, ready to help you plan next summer’s vacation with a constantly updated batch of lineup news and rumors. In terms of 2011, Glastonbury is the biggest news of the week — can someone say Beyonce? But we’re also not quite done with this year, as we have full reports on both the Matador at 21 and Austin City Limits music festivals.

    Get all the skinny below. Oh, and we should also mention that if you have a festival tip, please do not hesistate to share.


    Who will play Glastonbury this year? We put odds on the current rumors.

    — We recapped the scene that was Austin City Limits 2010.

    — Speaking of ACL, Justin Vernon is to take on the bus industry after Gayngs were forced to cancel their performance at the fest.

    — CoS was also at Matador at 21, as was Pavement, Guided By Voices, Belle and Sebastian, and more!

    — Remember when Daft Punk toured? Of course you do!

    Lineup Additions:

    Glastonbury: U2, Fatboy Slim, Stonefield (expected); Beyonce (rumored)

    Coachella: Nosaj Thing (expected); of Montreal Broken Social Scene (rumored)

    Cypress Hill Smokeout: Added Chuckie, Paul Oakenfold

    CMJ Music Marathon: Official schedule announced.

    No Sleep Til Festival (AU): Official lineup, dates, and information.

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