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The Glastonbury 2024 app has arrived with new features and personalised Spotify playlists

The official Glastonbury 2024 app is now available to download, with a range of new features and the chance to get personalised Spotify playlists.

Glastonbury is gearing up for its return to Worthy Farm from June 26-30, with Dua Lipa, Coldplay, and SZA set to headline the Pyramid Stage. Other major acts on the bill include Shania Twain, LCD Soundsystem, Little Simz, The National, Avril Lavigne, The Last Dinner Party, Jungle, Justice, Bloc Party, Fontaines D.C., Yard Act, Arlo Parks and Gossip.

And now, ticket holders can download the free app onto their smartphones and set about exploring the site map and creating their own customised line-ups.

The app, available on iOS and Android, is provided by Vodafone, and includes a number of features including customised Spotify playlists, made up of artists on the bill that are represented in users’ listening habits.

The app also offers map pinning to set meeting points and to help users find their tents and cars, and shareable line-ups so friends can share their plans. It also includes more information than ever before in relation to food stalls and merchandise stands.

Festival organiser Emily Eavis has said: “It’s great to see so many new features in this year’s Glastonbury App, and I hope it will enhance everyone’s experience of the festival, whether they’re watching at home or joining us at the farm.”

Eavis has been previewing this year’s event in an appearance on the BBC’s Sidetracked
podcast, where she confirmed that Glastonbury is likely to take a year off in 2026. “We are due a fallow year,” she said. “The fallow year is important because it gives the land a rest, and it gives the cows a chance to stay out for longer and reclaim their land.”

Glastonbury last took a fallow year in 2018, although no festival was held in 2020 or 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The crowd gathers to watch Elton John perform on the main Pyramid Stage on Day 5 of the Glastonbury Festival 2023 (CREDIT: Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

“I think it’s important, I think it gives everybody time to just switch off and the public as well,” Eavis continued. “Then you kind of go away for a bit and it feels lovely when you come back. And I think it’s quite good not to be seen to be cashing in.”

She also revealed that her dream headliner for the future would be Kate Bush, despite the fact that she has not performed live since 2014, and she discussed the days in the late ‘90s when the festival came close to shutting down for good.

With the festival now just a few weeks away, the full day splits and set times have been revealed – you can plan your whole weekend here. For those not lucky enough to secure a ticket, the BBC have also outlined their coverage for television, radio and online, which you can explore here.

There are a number of new additions for this year’s festival, including Terminal 1, a “re-purposed airport” that will celebrate migration, and a new stage in the Shangri-La area called Arrivals, which will be dedicated to South Asian talent.

Elsewhere on the site, Arcadia’s iconic spider will be replaced by a “giant biomechanical” dragonfly. The Park, meanwhile, will introduce two new venues this year in the form of The Wishing Well and Scissors. These will replace the Rabbit Hole, which has left Worthy Farm after 17 years.

There also remain a few tantalising ‘TBA’ slots on the line-up, which appear to represent secret sets. One such slot is on the Woodsies Stage at 6pm on Saturday, and earlier this week, bookie William Hill suspended betting on that slot being filled by Kasabian, who have been heavily tipped.

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