Organisers of Britain's Glastonbury festival are expecting a "hero's welcome" for Mumford & Sons when they headline the event on Sunday (30Jun13) just three weeks after their bassist underwent brain surgery.

Ted Dwane is expected to make his return to the stage for his first live show since an operation to remove a blood clot from his brain, which prompted the band to axe a number of concerts so he could recover.

Glastonbury boss Emily Eavis has now revealed she was on tenterhooks waiting to hear if the folk rockers would have to cancel their appearance at the festival.

She tells Britain's The Sun, "We were concerned like everyone else when we heard about Ted's operation but they very quickly assured us the show would go on."

Eavis adds, "I think he will get a hero's welcome when he steps on the Pyramid Stage.''

Mumford & Sons will close Glastonbury on Sunday (30Jun13).