The Glastonbury Festival is a very big music festival. It is held at Worthy Farm in Glastonbury, England, every summer. About 100,000 people come to the festival every year. The festival is hosted and organized by local farmer Michael Eavis. It is a widely known festival with all the biggest and most popular bands playing there every year.
In Glastonbury 2009, there was a great deal of controversy when Jay-Z was asked to headline the festival. The most infamous response to this was when Noel Gallagher from Oasis said that Glastonbury should only be for rock musicians.