Women In Music Awards 2019 Outstanding Contribution winner Emily Eavis

James Hanley

The ripples from the first Glastonbury of the 21st century reverberated far and wide. Though fondly remembered for a peerless headline set by David Bowie, the landmark edition was plagued by tens of thousands of gatecrashers – throwing the festival’s entire future into doubt.

“There was always an element of accepting people getting in for free, as long as there were enough coming who paid, and that worked as long as the balance was OK,” Emily Eavis tells Music Week ...

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