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Doves and Jarvis confirmed as Peel stage headliners at Glastonbury


Story by Jack Foley

DOVES (pictured, Jarvis Cocker and Echo And The Bunnymen have been confirmed as the three headliners for the John Peel Stage at this year’s Glastonbury.

Cocker will headline on the Saturday night (June 27), Doves on the Friday and Echo And The Bunnymen will close the stage on the Sunday night.

According to the NME, the band are planning to perform their 1984 album Ocean Rain in its entirety at the gig.

Although the complete Glastonbury line-up has yet to be confirmed, the guest list so far is:

Bruce Springsteen
Echo And The Bunnymen
Fleet Foxes
Florence And The Machine
Franz Ferdinand
Lily Allen
Maximo Park
Neil Young
The Ting Tings

Maximo Park have previously been confirmed as the official opening act for 2009’s Glastonbury, when they play the new William Green area on the Thursday of the festival. Find out more