The Joy Withdraws from Glastonbury Performance: Last-Minute Lineup Change

The Joy Withdraws from Glastonbury Performance: Last-Minute Lineup Change

…By Judah Olanisebee for TDPel Media. The Joy Cancels Glastonbury Performance, Elton John’s Unique Set Teased


The Joy’s Slot Replaced

South African band The Joy had to withdraw from their scheduled performance on Glastonbury’s Other Stage, just moments before they were due to go on.

The festival announced their cancellation and revealed that Mother Sky would take their place.


The Joy’s Cancellation

Glastonbury’s official Twitter account shared a post on Sunday morning, notifying festival-goers that The Joy had been forced to cancel their 11am performance on the Other Stage.

The announcement stated that Mother Sky would be stepping in as a replacement act.

Elton John’s Pyramid Stage Show

Glastonbury co-organiser Emily Eavis shared some tantalizing details about Sir Elton John’s upcoming performance on the Pyramid stage.


She expressed excitement about the singer’s set, which has been carefully crafted to be unique to Glastonbury.

Sir Elton’s Closing Performance

Sir Elton John is set to close out the festival on the Pyramid stage, following earlier performances from artists such as Lil Nas X, Blondie, and Yusuf/Cat Stevens.

In an interview with the Glastonbury Free Press, Eavis expressed anticipation for Sir Elton’s send-off and her eagerness to showcase the essence of Glastonbury to him.

Sir Elton’s Involvement and Unique Set


Eavis revealed that Sir Elton John has been highly involved in the planning process for his Glastonbury performance.

She praised his excitement and engagement with the festival, highlighting his dedication to crafting a set that will be completely exclusive to Glastonbury.

While she didn’t disclose specific details, she emphasized the amazing experience that awaits festival-goers during Sir Elton’s performance.

Conclusion: A Mix of Disappointment and Anticipation

The cancellation of The Joy’s performance may have disappointed fans, but Glastonbury continues to forge ahead with a dynamic lineup.


The anticipation surrounding Sir Elton John’s unique set builds excitement for his closing act on the Pyramid stage.

As the festival progresses, attendees can look forward to an unforgettable finale from one of music’s most iconic figures.


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