Glastonbury 2024: Seventeen Deliver An Epic Set

At the Pyramid Stage...

Seventeen made a little bit of history at Glastonbury Festival earlier today (June 28th).

The group are one of the best-selling acts on the planet, beaten only by Taylor Swift in the past 12 months. Picked to play Glastonbury Festival, Seventeen became the first K-Pop group to play the festival’s iconic Pyramid Stage.

“There’s a great sense of responsibility,” Choi Seungcheol, aka band leader S Coups, told the BBC. “We’ll keep coming back to that feeling and do our best to prepare, so that we can blow everybody away… Not just our fans, but every other member of the audience.”

Taking to the stage fully aware of the importance, the group played a tightly-choreographed set that featured some key moments from their music. Allowing each individual member to shine, Seventeen appeared as a unit, respectful to one another’s voices.

The crowd weren’t perhaps hardcore K-Pop fans, and for many of them this may well be their first exposure to a group from that sphere – however they clearly won over the crowd, who thrilled at each interaction.

Using the gangway to get up close, Seventeen brought the party during their early afternoon slot, opening with ‘MAESTRO’ and then igniting the likes of ‘Ready To Love’ and a boisterous ‘SOS’.

‘2 MINUS 1’ felt like a key moment, with ‘Cheers To You’ and ‘Clap’ also standing out. Closing to the sounds of ‘VERY NICE’ this was a hugely entertaining display of their incredible talents – if there were any doubts to their inclusion, Seventeen settled this in emphatic fashion.

Glastonbury isn’t usually associated with K-Pop – that may be about to change, with this barrier-breaking set from Seventeen.

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