Glastonbury Festival have announced that their annual Emerging Talent Competition will still be going ahead for 2020. The 50th anniversary of the Somerset event was due to take place in June, but was pulled due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis. However, today Glasto have confirmed that their usual competition to find the best UK and Ireland talent shall remain – as well as sharing a playlist of the 90 longlisted acts.
“At a time when the live music industry is on hold, and upcoming artists are not able to get out there and showcase their talents, I’m so pleased that we’re still able to shine a light on the best new acts in the UK and Ireland through the Emerging Talent Competition,”
Said Glastonbury organiser Emily Eavis.