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Arctic Monkeys and Dizzee Rascal Rock Day 1 of 2013 Glastonbury Festival

June 29, 2013 (4:00 am) GMT
Liam Gallagher' Beady Eye, Tame Impala, Haim, The Vaccines and more also kick off the British music festival.
Arctic Monkeys and Dizzee Rascal Rock Day 1 of 2013 Glastonbury Festival

After taking a year off last year in lieu of the London Summer Olympics, the 2013 Glastonbury Festival returned with a bang Friday, June 28 at the Pilton farms in Somerset, in South West England. The four-day music fest kicked off with headliners the supported by a packed line-up of performers that included , Liam Gallagher's new band, and many more.

As headliners, the Arctic Monkeys closed Day 1 of the festival, performing to a jam-packed crowd from the Pyramid stage. The band kicked off their set with a new single "Do I Wanna Know" before playing the rest of their set featuring "I Bet You Look Good on the Dance Floor" which lead vocalist Alex Turner dedicated to the ladies in the audience. Turner's band mate Miles Kane made a surprise appearance, playfully singing the opening lines to 's "Yellow" before dedicating the "Happy Birthday" song to her mom who was in attendance.

Also heating up the Pyramid stage was English rapper , who mostly dished out songs from his new album "". His forthcoming album boasts of some superstar collaborators like on "Something Really Bad" and who was featured in his track "Goin Crazy", but unfortunately, both were not able to join the rapper onstage.

Also rocking the festival earlier in the day were who drew the first big crowd of the day and who performed songs from their latest album. Even before noon, Gallagher's Beady Eye were already playing a secret show at the Other stage.

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