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Rolf Harris set to open Glastonbury Festival

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Rolf Harris will be bringing his unusual array of musical instruments to Glastonbury Festival this year.

The Australian star has been signed up as the opening act on the Pyramid Stage on June 26th 2010.

Harris, who will be 80-years-old this year, is no stranger at Glastonbury, having appeared at the festival on five occasions in the past.

The event organisers have also revealed the other two opening acts for the following days of the festival, with Tinchy Stryder due to perform on the Saturday and the Yeovil Town Band playing on the Sunday.

Other performers taking to the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury this year include U2, Muse and Vampire Weekend.

Artists varying from Slash to Willie Nelson and Seasick Steve will also be putting in appearances over the course of the weekend.

Piano player and soul legend Stevie Wonder will close the event with a performance on Sunday night.

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Posted on 11 May 2010 18:00 to category : Band / Celebrity News

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