LONDON: US rapper Kendrick Lamar will convey the curtain down on Britain´s Glastonbury Competition on Sunday, after Paul McCartney ran by means of a set of Beatles classics, helped out by Bruce Springsteen and Dave Grohl.
McCartney, who turned 80 final week, on Saturday turned the oldest important stage headliner of all time, and was joined by Springsteen for “I Wanna Be Your Man”, whereas former Nirvana man Grohl got here on for “I Noticed Her Standing There.”
The 100,000 sturdy crowd on the dairy farm in south west England serenaded McCartney onto the stage with “Completely happy Birthday”, and have been handled to timeless classics together with “Can´t Purchase Me Love”, “Love Me Do”, “Blackbird”, “Helter Skelter”, “Let It Be” and “Hey Jude”.
The Sunday Telegraph referred to as it “one of the crucial thrilling, uplifting, banger-filled” Glastonbury performances, giving it 5 stars.
Doorways opened at Worthy Farm in Somerset, southwest England, on Wednesday, with US pop star Billie Eilish, 20, on Friday changing into the youngest ever important stage headline act.
Different big-name performers on the invoice embrace soul legend Diana Ross, Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant, New Zealand singer-songwriter Lorde and electro-pop duo Pet Store Boys.
In the meantime, Ukraine´s President Volodymyr Zelensky put in an look on Friday, urging revellers by huge display screen to band collectively to attempt to cease the battle with Russia.
Dairy farmer Michael Eavis first organised the competition in 1970, the day after Jimi Hendrix died, and followers who got here to see acts together with Marc Bolan and Al Stewart paid £1 every for entry and acquired free milk from the farm.
The competition was held intermittently within the Nineteen Seventies and it wasn´t till the Nineties that it actually started to accumulate its present standing.
Glastonbury was attributable to have a good time its fiftieth anniversary in 2020, however these plans have been placed on maintain by the pandemic.