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Here's what happened when snooker champion Steve Davis DJed at Glastonbury

Best known for potting balls, snooker champion Steve Davis is also well-versed in experimental and avant-garde music. Here's what happened when he was asked to DJ at Glastonbury...

In my life, I’ve been fortunate enough to have had a few ‘pinch me, I must be dreaming’ moments, but when the grandmothers of festival invention got on the Glasto hotline to invite Kavus Torabi and I to DJ, you could have knocked me over with one of Mr Wakeman’s moth-eaten cast-off capes! We had a ball and judging by the crowds, not to mention the enormous amount of people unable to get into the Stonebridge Bar who remained to the end, we must have done something right!

The sight of so many music fans wigging out to our eclectic tastes was a great one that will stay in my memory forever. That people were prepared to listen to such an unfashionable mix of music styles gives us all hope that not everyone is that interested in a woman from Tottenham, singing in an American accent, headlining the Pyramid Stage. Maybe our set times didn’t clash with Adele’s but rumour has it her management were worried about the competition so requested that we were moved to early evening on a different day!

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