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Glastonbury Festival 1990

The 1990 Glastonbury Festival took place over 3 days, from Friday the 22nd to Sunday the 24th of June. It was headlined by Happy Mondays, The Cure, and Ladysmith Black Mambazo.
Dates
June 22 – 24
Duration
3
days
Price
£38
Tickets Sold
70,000
tickets
Daily Capacity
70,000
people
Programme Price
£3
Performed Here
Performances

Headliners

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New for 1990


All Venues

Performed Here

1990 Lineup →

Timeline

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1990

  • Name changes to Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts

  • June 25th: Riots break out between travellers and security

    This results in 235 arrests and £50,000 worth of damage.

  • Outside Cinema: Dolby Stereo added

  • Malcolm Haynes: Starts out booking for World Music Stage

More Stats

Price Increase Over 1989
£10
Worth Cause Donations
£100,000

Weather

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State of Ground
Muddy
Highest Temp
18°C
Lowest Temp
7.4°C
Total Rain
1.84mm
Weather Station
Yeovilton
Friday the 22nd

18°C

11°C

0.87mm

Saturday the 23rd

18°C

10°C

0.97mm

Sunday the 24th

16°C

7.4°C

No rain