Wed 22nd June – Sun 26th June 2011
Worthy Farm, Pilton
BBC 6 Music will broadcast comprehensive coverage from Thursday 23 to Sunday 26 June 2011. Presented by 6 Music's team of trusted festival guides - Steve Lamacq, Lauren Laverne, Shaun Keaveny, Cerys Matthews,Mark Radcliffe and Stuart Maconie plus Adam Buxton and Joe Cornish - 6 Music's coverage will include live performances from across the stages, interviews with performers, regular festival news updates from the station's expert music news team plus a voyage into the weird and wonderful far reaches of the festival.
To kick off proceedings, on Thursday 23 June (20.00-22.00) 6 Music unites with Radio 1 and Radio 2 to deliver an historic triple-cast across all three networks, for a special show called Introducing Glastonbury, broadcast live from site. In this two-hour special, Steve Lamacq, Jo Whiley and Zane Lowe will celebrate the best of BBC Introducing and preview the forthcoming diverse delights of Glastonbury 2011.
Other highlights of the station's daily coverage include Steve Lamacq's daily Round The Stages show (Friday 24 to Sunday 26 June, 2200 - 0000), featuring live highlights from the headline artists playing across the Pyramid, Other, Peel, Park and West Holts stages.
Seasoned festival goers Adam and Joe offer their own unique take on the action each day (Friday-Sunday, 10.00 - 1300), including a special Glastonbury-themed command for Black Squadron members on site and at home.
The build-up to the festival starts on Wednesday 15 June (16.00-19.00) when Will Champion from Saturday night Pyramid Stage headliners Coldplay joins Steve Lamacq to talk about what makes the festival so special to the band.
Following the festival, 6 Music take a retrospective look at the festival with live music highlights.
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