Glastonbury Day Tickets 2011: Sounds of Glastonbury in the Air

It is the biggest open-air music and arts festival in the world, and the line up for this year's much-anticipated showdown looks incredible. But you might have a problem enjoying it if you don't grab your Glastonbury day tickets 2011 soon! Taking place in an area of England that is home to legends, spiritual traditions, and the mysterious 'ley lines', Glastonbury is the festival of a lifetime.

And with already confirmed big names such as U2, Coldplay, BB King, and The Chemical Brothers, you can be assured that the show is going to go off. Steeped in tradition and prestige, the Glastonbury Festival is held annually at the Worthy Farm, the location for many key festivals from the 1970s onwards. In 1981, many of these smaller festivals had merged, and Glastonbury was born as a must-see on the yearly calendar.Last year marked the festival's 40th anniversary and tickets for the 2010 festival sold out in less than 24 hours from being released for sale. The weather at the festival was among some of the best ever, with 3 days of exuberant sunshine and 30 degrees on the Sunday.

Some of the artists included Muse, Radiohead, The Dead Weather, and Damon Albarn's Gorillaz who were brought in to replace U2. On the last evening, Michael Eavis appeared on the main stage, with Stevie Wonder, to sing the chorus of Happy Birthday.

Now, music and art enthusiasts flock from all corners of the globe to get a glimpse of the Glastonbury goodness and dance alongside 170,000 others. As you can see, Glastonbury is more than just a festival: it is an experience. Be sure to keep your eyes open for more line-up announcements, which will no doubt delight many fans.

But, don't think that this is solely a music extravaganza. Also featured are performing arts including circus, comedy, dance, and cabaret, which along with the music, are spread out over the 900-acre plot. This year the festival runs from June 22 to 26, so it is imperative to grab your Glastonbury day tickets before they sell out.

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