Beyonce Closes Glastonbury

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Beyonce has closed the latest instalment of epic Somerset event Glastonbury.

One of the biggest festivals in Europe, Glastonbury is enormous in size and scale. The Somerset event attracts more than 100,000 people with music spread across a huge array of stages and arenas.

Friday opened with performances from BB King, Two Door Cinema Club and of course headliners U2. Tax protesters had intended to make their presence known after the Irish act shifted their headquarters to Amsterdam in order to avoid paying the full rate of income tax in their homeland.

However the classic rock outfit avoided any protests with a hit laden set. U2 were forced to pull out of Glastonbury last summer due to Bono's back problems, but the frontman showed no signs of fatigue with a typically energetic show.

The weather remained inconsistent throughout, moving from sun to rain within a few minutes. Saturday continued with performances from a wide spread of acts, including a special set from Primal Scream.

The band turned back time to re-visit their seminal album 'Screamadelica'. Initially released in 1991, the LP won the inaugural Mercury Music Prize and managed to blend dance culture with country, blues, gospel and more.

Coldplay headlined Saturday night, dropping in a few new tracks alongside some of their crowd-pleasing favourites.

Closing last night (June 26th) Glastonbury offered up an unusual double pairing. Pop princess Beyonce performed on the Pyramid Stage, following the widespread debate over her booking.

The crowd at the Pyramid Stage swelled to see the spectacular show, as Beyonce opened up with a flurry of hits. Meanwhile, Queens Of The Stone Age were also entertaining a packed crowd, with the American rock act having asked fans to choose their set list.

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