Mumfords close Glastonbury after Stones triumph
Mumford & Sons brought the Glastonbury Festival to a foot-stomping close on Sunday. Mumford & Sons brought the Glastonbury Festival to a foot-stomping close on Sunday, with many music fans still on a high from the Rolling Stones' first-ever gig at Britain's leading music extravaganza. The Mumfords' performance was the Grammy-winning folk-rockers' first since bassist Ted Dwane had surgery for a blood clot on his brain earlier this month.
The gig was a coup for the festival, which has been trying to book the band for years, although there were grumbles from TV viewers because the band agreed to let the BBC air only an hour of its set. The show was another landmark for Glastonbury, the most myth-encrusted of music festivals.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at The New Age Online