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BSFC music teacher plays Glastonbury

Date Posted: 20/06/2017 | Posted In: College News, Student News

Bolton Sixth Form Teacher of Music, Matthew Routley,  will play at this years Glastonbury festival with the Black Dyke Band. The Black Dyke Band will join a select group of the most famous rock and roll bands in the world when they take to the Pyramid Stage at the iconic Glastonbury Festival later this year.

It will be another remarkable first for the Queensbury band to add to a list of concert venues around the world that has already included Carnegie Hall in New York, Sydney Opera House, the NHK Hall in Tokyo and KKL in Lucerne.

Now though they join the likes of David Bowie, Oasis, REM, The Rolling Stones and U2 in performing on a stage that has become the symbol of a festival that attracts over 135,000 people a year.

Matthew and the band are also being filmed by ITV on the 15th June as part of the appearance at Glastonbury. 

the band will also appear on BBC2 coverage of Glastonbury which commences at 6pm on Sunday.

We can’t wait wait to see Matthew and the band on Sunday 25th June 10.30-11.10am!