Mumford and Sons close Glastonbury

Monday July 1, 2013

Mumford and Sons took to the stage to enormous cheers from the crowd on Sunday.

“I would like to give a massive thank you to Michael Eavis and his family… [for] letting us be complete idiots in his field,” Marcus Mumford said. "We came for a party."

The folk-rock band was greeted by an audience of nearly 100,000 as they headlined the last night of the 3 day-long festival.

Fans were particularly excited to see the group after bassist, Ted Dwane, was rushed to hospital with a blood clot on his brain earlier this year.

Despite the gravity of his illness, Ted made it on stage at Glastonbury to join his band mates in performing such hits as Little Lion Man and I Will Wait.

The popularity of the country-style tunes even encouraged some impromptu hoe-downs.

Other stars to frequent the festival included The xx, Vampire Weekend and the much-anticipated Rolling Stones.

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