6 exciting new artists that shone at Glastonbury 2019
Discover your new favourite act with these highlights from this year's festival
Whilst Glastonbury has seen some of the world's biggest artists grace its stages, it's also the perfect opportunity to discover new music. Below are some of the best new acts to play the festival this year and you never know, they could be headlining one day too...
The French-born South Londoner topped the BBC Sound of 2019 poll in January, and hasn’t looked back since. On Sunday Octavian played the legendary John Peel stage, performing his breakthrough, Drake-approved cross-over hit Party Here.
For fans of: Drake, AJ Tracey
King Princess is an American singer-songwriter whose debut single 1950 received big acclaim last year. In her Glastonbury set the singer was joined by label-mate and collaborator Mark Ronson. He's such a fan that he arrived on stage dressed up as King Princess herself...
For fans of: Alessia Cara, St Vincent
3. Fontaines D.C.
Fontaines D.C. are a Dublin-based post-punk band with a snarling new vision of youth disillusionment. With a new album brewing, the angsty quintet presented a taste of what’s to come during their bold and gritty secret set.
For fans of: IDLES, Shame
Having signed with Columbia Records in 2018, Jamaica's Koffee is causing ripples worldwide with her revamped take on reggae. Watch her razor-sharp melodic hooks weave across dancehall, hip-hop and everything in-between during her Sunday afternoon set.
For fans of: Popcaan, Chronixx
5. Dermot Kennedy
Another graduate of the BBC Sound of 2019 poll, former Irish street busker Dermot Kennedy played the John Peel tent on Sunday afternoon, pleasing the crowd with his reverberant and stirring folk-ish tunes.
For fans of: Hozier, James Bay
Tottenham-based trio Palace are quickly turning heads during their string of festival dates this summer. With a second record dropping in just a few days, their hazy and mellow indie soothed the Park stage on Sunday.