Kendrick Lamar will close Glastonbury as the festival’s final headliner the day after Sir Paul McCartney presented an explosive set to make history.
The American rapper will be the last performer to take to the Pyramid Stage on Sunday, concluding the festivities at Worthy Farm in Somerset.
Soul singer Diana Ross is also on the billboard for the final day as she fills the space for Sunday’s tea legends.
Lamar’s upcoming show on the main stage will mark his Glastonbury debut.
He is expected to play a number of hit songs, including songs from his recently released fifth studio album, Mr Morale & The Big Steppers.
In 2020 it was announced that the Grammy-winning singer would headline the 50th anniversary edition of Glastonbury, but the festival has faced two years of delays due to the pandemic.
The Pyramid Stage will host a number of pre-Lamar talents, including Lorde, Elbow, Herbie Hancock, DakhaBrakha and Black Dyke Band.
There will also be music stars on the festival’s multiple stages with the Pet Shop Boys and Years & Years performing on the other stage.
While the electronic duo Bicep will headline the West Holts Stage, Charli XCX will close out the John Peel Stage and Imelda May and McFly will both play at the Avalon Stage.
On Saturday evening, Sir Paul offered a Glastonbury title for the history books that included surprise appearances by Bruce Springsteen and Foo Fighters leader Dave Grohl.
When he took to the Pyramid Stage, the former Beatle became the festival’s oldest solo headliner, a week after celebrating his 80th birthday.
To mark the momentous occasion, Sir Paul treated the masses of the crowd with a selection of his own songs, as well as beloved songs from The Beatles and his later group Wings.
During his more than two-hour ensemble, he played a number of classic songs such as Hey Jude, Blackbird, Live And Let Die, Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da and Get Back.
The electrifying show was further amplified when he introduced Grohl on stage to sing I Saw Her Standing There and Band On The Run.
After Grohl, Sir Paul announced that he had another surprise from the east coast of America when Springsteen took to the stage to perform Glory Days and I Wanna Be Your Man with him.
Sir Paul also remembered his closest and most beloved during the headlines, including the dedication of a piano-directed version of My Valentine to his wife Nancy, Something to Beatles bandmate George Harrison and Here Today to John Lennon.
As part of the encore, through a special technology that could isolate Lennon’s voice from old recordings, Sir Paul was able to duet the theme of The Beatles I’ve Got A Feeling with his former bandmate. band at the Pyramid Stage.
To end the historic ensemble, he sang the Beatles song, The End, in front of a lively crowd with Springsteen and Grohl who also returned to offer guitar solos.
Earlier on Saturday, the Pyramid Stage hosted a speech by Greta Thunberg in which she called on society to take on its “historic responsibility to fix things” with the global climate crisis.
Mrs. Thunberg’s speech was followed by a set by the pop rock band Haim, with Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds climbing the Pyramid Stage after them.
The Pyramid Stage also hosted music stars Haim, AJ Tracey, Easy Life, Joy Crookes and The Amazons of Africa on Saturday.
American pop star Olivia Rodrigo and rapper Megan Thee Stallion played on the Other Stage, while Mercury-winning Celeste played on the West Holts stage.
Eilish gave an electrifying main performance on Friday at the Pyramid Stage to end the first day of performances in Glastonbury.
Her appearance was another historic moment for the festival, as she became Glastonbury’s youngest solo headliner.