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The National talk returning to Glastonbury – and a dream supergroup with IDLES, Fontaines D.C. and Ed Sheeran

The National spoke with NME backstage at Glastonbury 2024, where they talked to us about what the festival means to them, the impact of their Taylor Swift collab, plans for new material – a supergroup dream born of recently touring with IDLES, Fontaines D.C. and Ed Sheeran. Watch the video clip above and check out the full interview below.The US indie pioneers played the weekend’s closing headline set on the Sunday of the festival.

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Fans react as full Glastonbury 2024 line-up and schedule reveals new names and clashes
Glastonbury sharing new names for the 2024 edition, as well as the full line-up and schedule.The legendary Worthy Farm festival will be taking place later this month, and see headline sets from Dua Lipa, Coldplay and SZA, as well as the likes of Shania Twain, LCD Soundsystem, Little Simz and The National.The initial wave of acts were confirmed back in March, and since then the organisers have been drip-feeding separate posters for the festival’s many areas and stages – including Left Field, Woodsies, The Glade, the Acoustic Stage, Silver Hayes, The Park, Block9 and The Common.Now, the festival has shared the schedule details for 2024, and confirmed numerous new acts in the process.Announced this morning (June 4), the new artists added to the extensive line-up included Nigerian pop star Tems – who will be performing at the Other Stage on Saturday between 2:15pm and 3:15pm – and indie veterans James, who are set to take to the Other Stage on Sunday between 3pm and 4pm.More indie heavyweights have been confirmed too, including Jamie Webster, The Staves, The Zutons and Soft Play (fka Slaves).Others include Rachel Chinouriri, Femi Kuti, Seasick Steve, Squeeze, Johnny Flynn and many more.This year, there isn’t a big-name secret act included on the poster – like seen in 2023 with Foo Fighters, who posed under the alias The Churnups – although there is a gap at the Woodsies stage at 6pm on Saturday where the act is still yet to be announced.Visit here for the full line-up, stage splits and schedule.Following the announcement, punters have taken to social media to share their reactions to the new artists confirmed for the 2024 line-up.“This has made my day!” one user wrote, reacting to Squeeze announcing that they had joined this
Bourbon and Beyond announces 2024 lineup: Zach Bryan, Neil Young, more
Bourbon and Beyond Festival returns to Louisville’s Kentucky Exposition Center for four days of classic rock, country, jam bands, folk and more.Just a few of the biggies we can’t wait to see include Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Neil Young, rising country star Zach Bryan, the legendary Dave Matthews Band, ’90s icons Matchbox Twenty and the tireless Tyler Childers.They’ll be joined by Beck, The National, My Morning Jacket, The War On Drugs and The Beach Boys.Plus, Fleet Foxes, too.That’s just scratching the surface, though.In total, over 100 acts are set to perform over the course of the long weekend.And if you want to secure your tickets for the massive musical extravaganza ASAP, we’re here to help.As of today, tickets are available for purchase.At the time of publication, our team found four-day general admission passes going for as low as $215 before fees on Vivid Seats.Single-day passes start at $117 before fees.Still need a few more details before smashing that buy button?Keep scrolling.We’ve got everything you need to know and more about Bourbon and Beyond below.All prices listed above are subject to fluctuation.A complete breakdown of all the best prices on single and multi-day tickets can be found below.(Note: The New York Post confirmed all above prices at the publication time. All prices are in US dollars, subject to fluctuation and include additional fees at checkout.)Vivid Seats is a verified secondary market ticketing platform, and prices may be higher or lower than face value, depending on demand.