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Rolling Stones to headline Glastonbury

Veteran rock band The Rolling Stones are to play Glastonbury Festival Credit: Ian West/PA Wire

After months of rumours, The Rolling Stones have finally been confirmed as headliners for this summer's Glastonbury Festival. Also headlining on the Pyramid Stage are Mumford & Sons and Arctic Monkeys.

Primal Scream, Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds and Elvis Costello are also among the big names with chart acts such as Professor Green and Dizzee Rascal.

The festival runs from 28 to 30 June at Worthy Farm in Pilton.

Rolling Stones might play Glastonbury Festival

Ronnie Wood says he plans to try to twist his band mates' arms to play at Pilton Credit: PA Archive

Ronnie Wood has fanned the flames of the rumour that the Rolling Stones might play this year's Glastonbury Festival. The guitarist has said that he's planning to try and persuade the rest of the legendary band to play the festival in June.

The Rolling Stones reunited last year to celebrate 50 years together, and Wood says he doesn't want to stop there.

"Wouldn't it be nice. We've got a meeting next month and that's going to be my first question to them.

"It's something I've always been interested in. I'm going to twist their arms."

Fleetwood Mac were the other big 'rumour' for the festival, but that was killed off when they confirmed American tour dates for the same weekend. Mick Fleetwood confessed that Michael Eavis had approached his sister, who lives near the Pilton site.