Minus a few surprise classic sets which will be shared over the virtual Glasto-weekend
Following Glastonbury‘s announcement earlier this week of its virtual line-up for the Festival’s 50th-anniversary celebrations, which are set to take place over the originally scheduled dates of the Glasto-weekend – Thursday 25th to Monday 29th June.
BBC has now also revealed the full list of sets that will be streamed on their dedicated ‘Glastonbury Experience’ iPlayer pop-up channel this weekend.
The Glastonbury Experience was announced last month, and will be available across BBC Television, BBC iPlayer, BBC Radio and BBC Sounds.
Before today (June 24), the BBC revealed that sets from Oasis, Lorde, Bloc Party, IDLES, Disclosure, Janelle Monáe, Laura Marling, Haim, Royal Blood, The Streets, Sheryl Crow, and Elbow would be available on the pop-up channel.
This afternoon, the BBC revealed the full list of sets that will be available to watch over the weekend, “minus a few surprise classic sets [which they’ll] share over the weekend”. The pop-up channel launches tomorrow (25 June), and will feature sets from Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds, The Charlatans, Fontaines DC, Little Simz, Lewis Capaldi, Billie Eilish, Jay-Z, Kano, Dave, Bon Iver, Lady Gaga, PJ Harvey, Arctic Monkeys, and many more. Check out the full list below.
Earlier this week we shared the schedule for our dedicated #Glastonbury2020 channel..
Now we can share with you every full set you will be able to watch on @BBCiPlayer, minus a few surprise classic sets we’ll share over the weekend 😉
Get ready… there are a lot… pic.twitter.com/igh8j6gOuZ
— BBC Glastonbury (@bbcglasto) June 24, 2020
Adele (2016) Amy Winehouse (2007) Anne-Marie (2019) Arcade Fire (2014) Arctic Monkeys (2013) Arthur Lee (2003) Beyoncé (2011) Biffy Clyro (2017) Billie Eilish (2019) Bloc Party (2009) Blur (2009) Bon Iver (2009) Brian Wilson (2005) Bugzy Malone (2019), Chemical Brothers (2000 & 2019) Chic ft Nile Rodgers (2013) Christine & The Queens (2016) Coldplay (2016) Courteeners (2019) Dave (2019) David Bowie (2000) Declan McKenna (2017) Disclosure (2014) Dizzee Rascal (2010) Ed Sheeran (2017) Elbow (2011) Ellie Goulding (2016), ELO (2015) Ezra Collective (2019) FKA Twigs (2015) Florence + The Machine (2015) Foals (2019) Fontaines DC (2019) Foo Fighters (2017) Freya Ridings (2019) Future Islands (2015) George Ezra (2019) Georgia (2019) Glass Animals (2017) Grimes (2016) Groove Armada (2010) HAIM (2017), Hot Chip (2015) Hozier (2019) IDLES (2019) Jamie xx (2015) Janelle Monae (2011) Jay Z (2008) Jon Hopkins (2019) Kano (2017) Kate Tempest (2019) Kylie Minogue (2019) Lady Gaga (2009) Lana Del Rey (2014) Laura Marling (2017) LCD Soundsystem (2016) Lewis Capaldi (2019), Lily Allen (2009) Lionel Richie (2015) Little Simz (2019) Lorde (2017) Low (2019) Lukas Nelson and the Promise of the Real (2019) Mac DeMarco (2019) Maribou State (2019) Mark Ronson (2015) Mavis Staples (2019) Metronomy (2017) Michael Kiwanuka (2019) Mumford & Sons (2013), Neneh Cherry (2019) Nick Cave (1998) Nick Cave (2013) Oasis (1994) Orbital (2010) Oumou Sangare (2017) Pale Waves (2019) PJ Harvey (2004) Primal Scream (2011) Pulp (1995) Radiohead (1997) REM (1999) Rex Orange County (2019) Robert Plant (2014) Royal Blood (2017), Run The Jewels (2017) Sam Smith (2014) Shakira (2010) Sharon Van Etten (2019) Sheryl Crow (2019) Shura (2019) Sigrid (2019) Sleaford Mods (2017) Slowthai (2019) Stefflon Don (2019) Stormzy (2019) Swindle (2019) The Black Keys (2014) The Charlatans (2019) The Cure (2019).
In addition to this mammoth of a list, there are still 3 ‘Special Guest’ slots on the iPlayer channel which have yet to be confirmed; Thursday 25, 21:00 – 23:30 (1 hour 30 mins), Sunday 28, 15:30 – 16:30 (1 hour) and Monday 29, 13:30 – 15:00 (1 hour 30 mins).
Yesterday (June 23), Glastonbury fans were speculating whether something would be happening at Worthy Farm this weekend after big white trucks – which resemble those of the BBC – were spotted at the Festival site.
So looking at the @bbcglasto‘s webcam – It appears a few vehicles have pulled up at Worthy Farm this morning… and we’re not talking farm tractors here… 🤔
— GlastoFestFeed (@GlastoFestFeed) June 23, 2020
Later in the day, the official BBC Glastonbury account confirmed via Twitter that nothing exclusive is happening, saying: “For the eagle-eyed who’ve spotted trucks by the Pyramid Stage on our Glastonbury webcam, that’s just our team getting ready to film links for the TV coverage. No unexpected big surprises here and Glastonbury asked us to remind you that Worthy Farm remains closed to the public.”
For the eagle-eyed who’ve spotted trucks by the Pyramid Stage on our Glastonbury webcam, that’s just our team getting ready to film links for the TV coverage. No unexpected big surprises here and @glastonbury asked us to remind you that Worthy Farm remains closed to the public.
— BBC Glastonbury (@bbcglasto) June 23, 2020
Glastonbury Festival was set to celebrate its 50th anniversary this summer – with headliners in Kendrick Lamar, Paul McCartney and Taylor Swift – but was forced to cancel this year’s instalment due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The news of the cancellation was followed by a joint announcement from Glastonbury Festival and the BBC informing fans a celebratory run of programming across the Glasto-weekend is to be expected instead.
In a message from organisers, announcing the Festival’s cancellation, Michael and Emily Eavis explained that cancelling this year’s event was their “only viable option” following “new government measures” to prevent the spread of the pandemic – saying: “We’re so sorry that this decision has been made. It was not through choice. But we look forward to welcoming you back to these fields next year and until then, we send our love and support to all of you.”