Martin Kemp Reveals Fave Festival Performances

Festival season is just around the corner and to celebrate, pop legend and live performer Martin Kemp counts down the top 10 best festival performances of all time.

From old school classics to new generation music, the new top ten festival acts list reveals us Brits love nothing better than a show stopping performance, and according to the research, no one did it better than Queen in 1985.

Revealed today to announce the ticket launch for Eurostar’s hotly anticipated ‘Traction’ Festival, the list includes a few surprises:

Revealed today to announce the ticket launch for Eurostar’s hotly anticipated ‘Traction’ Festival, the list includes a few surprises:

1. Queen, Live Aid, 1985
2. Beyonce, Glastonbury, 2011
3. AC/DC, Castle Donnington, 1981
4. U2, Live Aid, 1985
5. Blur, Glastonbury, 2009
6. Jimi, Hendrix Woodstock, 1969
7. Nirvana, Reading, 1992
8. Bob Dylan, Newport Folk Festival, 1965
9. The Rolling stones, Hyde Park, 1969
10. Johnny Cash, Glastonbury, 1994
11. Muse, Glastonbury, 2004

The new research, by Q Now Magazine and shortlisted by the public suggests that it’s not only the older acts that are the best.

Beyonce’s world famous performance on the main Glastonbury stage in 2011 comes in at a massive second in the all-time list, a fantastic accomplishment for the first female solo act to grace the stage and shows that the ‘Bootylicious’ B appeals to both the older and younger generations alike.