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Kylie Minogue takes part in a concert celebrating Queen Elizabeth II’s 92nd birthday at Royal Albert Hall in London April 21.
Glastonbury just announced its second main act: Kylie Minogue. The Australian singer will perform on the legendary Sunday afternoon slot on the Pyramid main stage, June 30.
It’s Minogue’s first Glastonbury solo performance. She was once confirmed, in 2005, but was forced to cancel for health reasons. She did grace a Glastonbury stage once, though: in 2010, when she made a guest appearance with Scissor Sisters.
“I’m so thrilled to announce that I’ll be playing the ‘Legend slot’ on Sunday 30th June at Glastonbury 2019. It will be 14 years since I was originally meant to appear there and so much has happened up to now. I can’t wait to see you all there to share this special show,” Minogue wrote on Twitter.
Glastonbury organizer Emily Eavis simply wrote: “We cannot wait.”
The Sunday afternoon slot is also known as the teatime or legend slot, seeing that the list of acts that have graced the stage includes Dolly Parton, Lionel Richie, ELO, Barry Gibb, Shirley Bassey and Paul Simon.
Stormzy is the only other confirmed artists for Glastonbury 2019 so far. The rapper from South London is going to headline the Pyramid Stage on Friday, June 28.
On that day, Kylie Minogue will perform at Rock Werchter, which is basically the Glastonbury of Belgium. Other confirmed festival gigs in 2019 include Festival Cruilla in Barcelona, Spain on July 6, and Lytham Festival in the UK, July 12.
While in the UK, Minogue will also play a couple of headline shows, for instance two back-to-back dates at Hampton Court Palace in Kingston Upon Thames, June 20-21, at Eden Project in St. Austell, July 2-3, or at Edinburgh Castle in Scotland, July 14-15.
Her last UK gig will take place on Aug. 1 at the Scarborough Open Air Theatre.
Prior to all of this, Minogue will first treat her home fans to a number of concerts across Australia.