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Rolling Stones to headline Glastonbury Festival

  • The Rolling Stones have been announced as one of the three headline acts for the Glastonbury Festival 2013.

    It will be the first time the Rolling Stones have played at the festival at Worthy Farm, Somerset.

    The other headline acts to feature at the end of June festival will be Mumford and Sons and the Arctic Monkeys.

    The Stones will perform on the Saturday, the penultimate night.

    Following the announcement on Wednesday, Mick Jagger tweeted: "Can't wait to play Glastonbury. I have my wellies and my yurt!"

    Glastonbury was not held last year due to the London Olympics and to allow the farmland to recover from the previous festival.

    The full line-up includes amongst others, Primal Scream, Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds, Elvis Costello, Dizzee Rasca, Rita Ora and the Smashing Pumpkins.

    Tagged as: the Rolling Stones, Rolling Stones 2012, Glastonbury, Glastonbury Festival 2013