From The Cure’s first UK tour since 2008 to The Last Shadow Puppets announcing a Spring return, 2016 is looking like one of the greatest gig years to date.
With 2015 coming to an end and Summer long gone, it is time to get excited about 2016’s festival season.
Yes, already – as Reading and Leeds Festival recently announced that Red Hot Chilli Peppers are the first headliners of the August festival, with support from the likes of The Courteeners and Slaves, The 1975 have also been announced.
It has been said that Chilli Peppers are an exclusive to the festival season and are not scheduled to do any other. Reading and Leeds festival takes place August 26 – 28 2016
As usual the Glastonbury rumours are circulating – with the annual speculation of an Oasis reunion. Talk has also been turned to the likes of Adele, Muse, Fleetwood Mac and Foo Fighters who are leading betting odds as favourites to headline.
Lauren Laverne, BBC Radio 6 music presenter, said that all three headliners for 2016’s Glastonbury have been booked.
However, the first official announcement is not scheduled to be released till the beginning of April 2016. See full betting odds for headliners below.
3/1 Foo Fighters
12/1 Fleetwood Mac
16/1 Bloc Party
16/1 Daft Punk
16/1 Rolling Stones
16/1 The Stone Roses
Back in November 2015, Stone Roses fans speculated big news as lemon logo appeared on posters around Manchester.
Fans of the band took to Twitter with excitement and speculation about a potential tour, album and infamous Glastonbury headliner slot.
However – the band announced three reunion shows at Etihad Stadium, Manchester and headline slot at Scotland’s biggest music festival, T in the Park.
The festival said that they were “delighted” to announce The Stone Roses are headlining the Friday of T in the Park 2016; stating that – ‘When life gives you lemons, we give you The Stone Roses‘.
Within every 12-month period, artists who laid low for a significant amount of time return to the public consciousness and are celebrated for bringing new music to our ears. And, 2016 is already looking to be a promising year for music lovers.