Katy Perry will play Glastonbury Festival for the first time

The Roar singer was delighted to share the news, but seemed to be looking ahead to the famously bad weather that plagues British festival season

Katy Perry is one of the biggest pop stars in the world, whose chalked up Grammys, BRITs, and a plethora of number one albums across the globe. And now she can add the vaunted honor of playing the most famous music festival in the world to her trophy cabinet, as on Thursday it was announced she’s playing Glastonbury 2016, reports with reference to Mirror.

Following the official announcement the 32-year-old Dark Horse siren took to social media to express her excitement at being given a place at the top of the bill.

Due to rub shoulders with the likes of Radiohead, Ed Sheeran and Foo Fighters, it would seem that the pop star is already casting her mind forward to June.

Taking to her social media accounts, Katy announced the news to her millions of follower excitedly – though it would seem there’s one aspect to the festival that she’s been made very aware of.

Tweeting an announcement to her own 96.7million followers, she excitedly joked: “I can has tea and crumpets?!”


  Clearly undeterred by the thought of slogging around in shin deep mud and driving rain (if the weather takes a turn for the worse this year), she captioned her Instagram announcement: “Can’t wait to see you and hopefully catch a cold lol.”  

☔️can’t wait to see you and hopefully catch a cold lol @glastofest ☔️ Публикация от KATY PERRY (@katyperry)


Katy is familiar with the UK festival circuit having played both V Festival and T In The Park, though at 177,000 capacity Glastonbury is the biggest in terms of crowd.

Katy, of course, is not the only chart-topping global force to be signed up for this year’s festival, as Radiohead, Foo Fighters and Ed Sheeran are all set to headline.

Also on the bill are the likes of: The XX, The National, Biffy Clyro, Barry Gibb, Royal Blood, Stormzy , Chic, and Major Lazer.

Glastobury Festival will take place at Worthy Farm, Pilton, Somerset from June 21 – 25.

Full list of confirmed acts as of March 30, according to The Guardian:

Foo Fighters
Ed Sheeran
The xx
The National
Biffy Clyro
Katy Perry
Barry Gibb
Royal Blood
Major Lazer
Boy Better Know
Run the Jewels
Laura Marling
Kris Kristofferson
The Jacksons
Emeli Sandé
First Aid Kit
Aanderson .Paak and the Free Nationals
Toots and the Maytals
Father John Misty
The Flaming Lips
Dizzee Rascal
Annie Mac
Sleaford Mods
Kate Tempest
The Can Project
The Avalanches
Clean Bandit
George Ezra
Glass Animals
The Courteeners
DJ Shadow
London Grammar
Songhoy Blues
Little Dragon
Kaiser Chiefs
Wild Beasts
Angel Olsen
The Lemon Twigs
Rag’n’Bone Man
Craig David
Circa Waves
Future Islands
Ani DiFranco
Nadia Rose
British Sea Power
Mark Lanegan
The Moonlandingz
Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes
The Cinematic Orchestra
Tove Lo
Sasha and John Digweed
Joe Goddard
Boys Noize
Kurupt FM
Declan McKenna
Loyle Carner
Lisa Hannigan
Martha Wainwright
All We Are
Girl Ray

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