The biggest gig on the planet: Biz braced for 2017 Glastonbury effect

James Hanley

A host of leading booking agents have praised Glastonbury as the biggest promotional platform in the UK.
Radiohead, Foo Fighters and Ed Sheeran headline this weekend’s festival, the last for two years, with Glastonbury set to take a fallow year in 2018.

Many of the acts on the bill can expect significant sales boosts from appearing at the heavily televised festival.

The Top 3 albums in the post-Glastonbury week last year all came from artists who performed at the 2016 ...

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