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How to watch Glastonbury this weekend

How to watch Glastonbury this weekend

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The biggest festival in the UK Glastonbury is back this weekend and the BBC as ever are broadcasting live coverage.

Clara Amfo, Lauren Laverne, Huw Stephens, Jack Saunders and Jo Whiley are among the TV presenters while you can watch five channels of performances on the BBC iPlayer, along with global free live streams of two headliners from Worthy Farm for the first time ever.

Recommendations? The lineup is extensive of course, but I’d be excited to see: LCD Soundsystem, Little Simz, Confidence Man, The Last Dinner Party, Jamie xx, Jessie Ware, Noname, Justice, Kim Gordon, Arooj Aftab, Mount Kimbie, Kara Jackson, Optimo, Charli XCX presents PartyGirl, Porij, and dozens more I won’t list for fear of making myself jealous for not being there.


See the full timetable from Glastonbury 2024.

Who are the Irish acts flying the flag?

Online – iPlayer

This year, the headline sets from Dua Lipa and Coldplay will be live streamed for free globally. SZA’s Sunday headline set isn’t included in the global live stream. If you want to catch them the times in BST are:

Friday 28th June – Dua Lipa – 11pm – 12.45am
Saturday 29th June – Coldplay – 10.45pm – 12.45am

You can watch those two headline sets from anywhere in the world from bbc.com/pages/glastonbury-live


For the rest of the festival, you’ll have to have UK-only access to stream each of the live channel streams on the BBC iPlayer.

With streams from the five major stages – Pyramid Stage, Other Stage, West Holts, Park Stage, Woodies and a Glasto live cam. Plus highlights channels on the iPlayer too.

Of course those outside the UK need a really good VPN to be able to watch the online coverage.


Youtube

The BBC publish highlights on their BBC Music Youtube channel across the weekend also.


TV

The BBC will be broadcasting live coverage across on BBC One, Two, Three and Four, covering the headliners and highlights from the smaller stages. 

See Also
Dua Lipa

Friday:

BBC One – 22:30 – 00:15 – Dua Lipa & more
BBC Two – 19:30 – 22:30 – Sugababes, Anne-Marie, Paul Heaton & more
BBC Four – 19:30 – 1:00 – Idles, Jungle, Dexys, PJ Harvey, Sugababes, Paul Heaton & more

Saturday:

BBC One – 22:00 – 00:00 – Coldplay & more
BBC Two – 17:00 – 22:-00 – Live coverage (acts not listed)
BBC Two – 00:00 – 02:-00 – Live coverage (acts not listed)
BBC Four – 19:00 – 1:30 – Corinne Bailey Rae, The Last Dinner Party, Keane, Nitin Sahney, Orbital, Jessie Ware, Disclosure & more

Sunday:

BBC One – 15:45 – 17:00 – Shania Twain & more
BBC Two – 19:00 – 21:00 – Live coverage (acts not listed)
BBC Two – 21:00 – 00:30 – SZA & more
BBC Four – 19:00 – 00:30 – Seasick Steve, Paloma Faith, Steel Pulse, Brittany Howard, The National, and more.


Radio and Online Audio

In addition, BBC Sounds and BBC Radio will also feature broadcasts.


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