Bobby Womack - Bobby Womack To Celebrate Anniversary Of Cancer Victory At Glastonbury

Subscribe Bobby Womack

Soul legend Bobby Womack is set to celebrate the anniversary of his successful cancer battle by headlining one of the Glastonbury festival stages with pal Damon Albarn.

The Across 110th Street singer announced he had been diagnosed with colon cancer at the beginning of 2012, but he fought the disease and was declared cancer free last summer (12).

And to mark a year of being cancer free, he has been announced among the headliners for Glastonbury's West Holts stage at the festival in June (13).

Womack will be joined by The Bravest Band, which features Damon Albarn.

Other headliners on the same stage include Chic and Public Enemy, while the Arctic Monkeys, The Rolling Stones and Mumford & Sons will headline the festival's main stage.

It won't be his first time at the festival - Womack was part of the Gorillaz collective that headlined the festival in 2010.


Tags: Bobby Womack - Damon Albarn

Subscribe Bobby Womack

More Bobby Womack

A Week In News: Sheeran's 'x' Ed, 'Transformers' Schools Rivals, Monty Python Class Reunion, A 'Hundred-Year-Old Man' Breaks All The Rules

Glastooo!: You'd have had to have been living under 17 rocks on the other side of the world to avoid the constant Glastonbury Festival coverage....

The Best Tributes to the Late, Great Bobby Womack

Tributes from the entertainment world flooded in for the late soul singer Bobby Womack, who died on Friday (27 June), aged 70.Womack, whose career spanned...

The Rolling Stones Say Goodbye to "Formidable" Bobby Womack

The Rolling Stones have paid tribute to the late soul legend Bobby Womack after his death on Friday, aged 70. Womack had suffered from colon...

The Rolling Stones Pay Tribute To The Late, Great Bobby Womack

Bobby Womack’s death on Friday was followed by a wave of grief and condolences by his friends and fans. The Rolling Stones were among the...


RIP Bobby Womack: Remembering The Soul Legend And Songwriting Master

Soul legend Bobby Womack has passed away at the age of 70 due to a currently unconfirmed cause. The singer enjoyed a long and illustrious...

Bobby Womack, Vocalist and Songwriting Genius, Dies aged 70

Bobby Womack, the soul singer and songwriter, died on Friday. He was 70. A representative for his label XL Recordings confirmed the death but provided...

It's That Time Of Year Again! New Orleans Jazz Festival Returns With Another Two Weekends Of Music Mythology

It's that time of year again where New Orleans go all out to prove they are one of the most culturally rich cities in North...

Glastonbury Festival 2013 In Pictures: Sun, Cider and The Rolling Stones [Pictures]

And that's it. Another year passes and Worthy Farm closes its gates on the Glastonbury Festival revellers for another 12 months. Though there's always the...



Bobby Womack Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Bobby Womack

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All