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Oli Brown heads to Glastonbury 2010
Oli Brown
Oli Brown has secured two prestigious slots at Glastonbury Festival 2010

Blues maestro Oli Brown is performing at Glastonbury Festival for the first time this weekend.

The 21-year-old from Sco Ruston, near North Walsham, is playing two shows at the world's biggest music festival.

"I feel very lucky to be part of Glastonbury and it's exciting that they want to get a blues and jazz stage there for the first time," said Oli.

Oli released his second album in April, cut by legendary producer Mike Vernon.

Oli, one of the few Norfolk acts playing at Glastonbury, will play tracks from the new record Heads I Win Tails You Lose at 8.30pm on Friday and 1am on Sunday.

He's especially looking forward to the early morning slot.

"The main Pyramid Stage closes at 12 o'clock and we're very near, so hopefully all the people who want to keep on listening to live music will come and see us," said Oli.

"I think it's a great opportunity to be playing at that time as odd as it may seem," he added.

Oli's appearances at Glastonbury come ahead of his sets at New Zealand's G-Taranaki Festival and London's High Voltage Festival, with a bill featuring blues greats Joe Bonamassa, Gary Moore and the lushly-bearded ZZ Top.

Fans closer to home will be able to catch Oli at the Holt Festival on 31 July and Norwich's Waterfront venue on 19 December 2010.

Listen to a full interview with Oli Brown on BBC Norfolk Introducing on Friday, 25 June 2010 between 7 and 8pm.

Listen to BBC Radio Norfolk on 95.1, 95.6 and 104.4 FM and on this website - live and again.

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