According to one of the top trendsetting sources of music news, Spin magazine, event officials announced Kanye West is is going abroad to headline the world-famous Pyramid Stage at the Glastonbury Music festival this year in England. The hippie-influenced festival is known for their Worthy causes platform which give organizations an opportunity to gain support in areas some may feel controversial and others progressively great. Yeezus is known for speaking his mind, his experimental fashion sense, putting on epic concerts with theatrical staging and performances you will never forget. Last year up to the present date has turned into a monumental season for West from receiving an honorary doctorate degree from the Art Institute of Chicago to his ever-evolving artistry and new family life. In early February, Dr. Kanye West made his breakthrough collaborative appearance with Paul McCartney and Rihanna as they performed “FourFiveSeconds” on the Grammys. Kanye’s emotionally moving solo performance of “Only One” on the Grammys which references his mother and daughter that has the media and fans still talking. In comparison to many music-lover festivals, Glastonbury takes pride in providing a broad scope of music from hip-hop, blues, jazz, rock and much more. The festival is also known for it’s multi-cultural experience where you can see people from all over the world there for one major influential cause, music.
If there was ever any top industry artists to doubt about handling a major festival across the world, it surely wouldn’t be Kanye, he is a regular at all of the top festivals. Later on this week, Mr. West will also be making a major appearance on Jimmy Kimmel show live during one of the biggest music festivals on the planet, SXSW. Last year to this present moment, Kanye’s PR never miss a beat and has all of his fans on edge in high anticipation for his album release, So Help Me God, which will officially give Glastonbury Music Festival uber anxiety from now to June 2015. The festival will take place near Pilton in Somerset, England from June 24-28th. Kanye is set to perform on Saturday June 27th after the Foo Fighters who are heading Friday night. The Artists who have been recently announced to join Kanye West are the legendary Foo Fighters and Motown icon, Lionel Richie.
Unfortunately, there is bad and good news for those who are just learning about how freakin’ awesome this festival will be. Glastonbury is officially sold out for now, but is tentatively set to release tickets that are cancelled and returned soon. The full festival line-up is underway and will be released soon this spring. To stay updated and learn more about ticket information for the Glastonbury Music Festival 2015 in England, visit their website.