Day 4 of Glastonbury 2024 (Saturday, June 29) has come to a close – from Coldplay’s record-breaking headline set to Kasabian’s secret show at Woodsies, these are the biggest headlines from the day.

The Last Dinner Party play two unreleased songs, speak on UK general election

Baroque-pop band – and NME Cover stars – The Last Dinner Party played two unreleased songs, ‘Second Best’ and ‘The Killer’, to a packed-out audience at the Other Stage (that included Furiosa star Anya Taylor-Joy and model-actress Cara Delevingne).

Before playing their breakout debut single ‘Nothing Matters’, lead vocalist Abigail Morris addressed the upcoming UK general election on July 4, asking voters to “protect each other and just having some fucking empathy”.

Kasabian confirm secret set at Woodsies

After weeks of persistent rumours of a Kasabian secret set at Glastonbury, the Leicester band finally confirmed Saturday afternoon that they would perform at Woodsies at 6pm.

Kasabian live at Glastonbury 2024. Credit: Andy Ford for NME
Kasabian live at Glastonbury 2024. Credit: Andy Ford for NME

In an interview with NME before the set – which was so crowded that fans were turned away – frontman Serge Pizzorno promised “a powerful hour”. “We’re trying to cram in as much as can,” he added. “We’ve got a couple of new tracks that are working so well live, it’s ridiculous. We’re getting in and getting out.”

Read NME’s interview with Pizzorno and recap of Kasabian’s raucous secret set at Woodsies.


Camila Cabello showcases new album ‘C,XOXO’ at the Other Stage

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Credit: Andy Ford for NME

A day after releasing her fourth album ‘C,XOXO’, Camila Cabello showcased it at the Other Stage, assisted by dances in Cyberdog-esque outfits and on elaborate stage sets, including a metallic swing set and BMX stunt ramp. Read NME’s three-star review of Camila Cabello at Glastonbury 2024.

Fat White Family’s Lias Saoudi gets a jab in at Joe Talbot of IDLES

Fat White Family’s Lias Saoudi threw a jab at IDLESJoe Talbot during their set at Woodsies. Before playing the song ‘I Am Mark E Smith’, Saoudi dryly announced: “This is a song about my feminist zeal – it’s called ‘I am Joe Talbot’.”

In IDLES’ Glasto set the day before, Talbot had led a chant of “Fuck the King!” In Fat White Family’s set, Saoudi said: “God save the King! Fuck off.”

Orbital bring out Mel C and Tilda Swinton

Legendary dance duo Orbital performed at Glastonbury for the seventh time, and invited out Spice Girl Mel C and actress Tilda Swinton out for the occasion. Swinton helped open Orbital’s set with ‘Deeper’, while the former Sporty Spice later joined the duo for ‘Spicy’, which samples Spice Girls tracks, including their hit ‘Wannabe’.

Disclosure bring out Sam Smith to sing ‘Latch’

Pop star Sam Smith joined Disclosure at their closing set at the Other Stage to sing their collaboration and 2013 breakout hit ‘Latch’ – and cover Faithless classic ‘Insomnia’.

Tom Cruise and Simon Pegg spotted joining crowd’s Oasis singalong before Coldplay set

Tom Cruise and Simon Pegg were filmed joining a crowd singalong of ‘Don’t Look Back In Anger’ before Coldplay’s set.

Standing on a platform at the Pyramid Stage, the Mission Impossible co-stars – joined by director Chris McQuarrie and actress Gillian Anderson – enjoyed the singalong of the Oasis hit, Pegg dramatically gesturing like a conductor.


Coldplay bring out Little Simz and Michael J. Fox in record-breaking fifth headline set at Glastonbury

Chris Martin of Coldplay performing at Glastonbury 2024
Chris Martin of Coldplay performing at Glastonbury 2024. Credit: Samir Hussein/WireImage

Coldplay headlined Glastonbury’s Pyramid Stage for a record-breaking fifth time with a massive list of guests, including Little Simz (on new song ‘We Pray), Victoria Canal and Laura Mvula, and actor Michael J. Fox (who played guitar on two songs in the encore). See Coldplay’s full Glastonbury 2024 setlist here.

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