and Highbridge Town Band to play at Glastonbury Festival
and Highbridge Town Band will perform in front of one of their
biggest ever audiences this month when they play on the world-famous
Pyramid Stage at the Glastonbury Music Festival.
iconic main stage is one of the most famous music venues in the
world and the festival attracts some of the biggest stars.
and Highbridge Band will open the stage on the Sunday morning
of the festival, and will be followed on the day by the likes
of Ellie Goulding, Beck and Coldplay.
Fricker, Chairman of Burnham and Highbridge Band, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"It's a great honour that we have been asked by Michael Eavis
to play at this year's festival on the prestigious Pyramid Stage
- we are all looking forwards to it!"
band will play from 11am on Sunday 26th June and TV viewers will
be able to watch them live using the BBC's interactive service.
Eavis is a frequent visitor to Burnham and said in a national
newspaper interview in 2013 that Burnham-On-Sea is his favourite
place in Somerset, as we featured here.
He praised the town for being "laid back and unspoilt."
Pyramid Stage's opening slot on the Sunday has previously featured
Burtle Silver Band, the English National Ballet, and Yeovil Town
Band. This years festival runs from June 22nd-26th.
Burnham's town band will perform on Glastonbury's world famous
Pyramid Stage (photo Paul Holloway) during this month's festival