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Since 1970, the Glastonbury Festival has given folks in the U.K. an excellent excuse to pitch tents, make campfires, plod around in the mud, and basically live like druids for days on end. It’s the Stonehenge of music fests, and this year’s edition is especially impressive. Anyone who’s anyone will be in Pilton, Somerset, from June 25 through 29, and that includes Metallica, whose controversial headliner booking has knickers in twists from Northumberland down to New Forest. ‘Tallica could be a hoot, but if you’re headed to Worthy Farm, there are plenty of other artists way more deserving of your time. Keep reading to see our picks for the five must-see acts at Glastonbury this year.
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