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BBC Three Winter/Spring 2009 press pack – music

Jay-Z at Glastonbury 2008


BBC Three features comprehensive coverage of Glastonbury 2009, with Red button streams on digital television offering viewers a choice of bands from across the festival stages.

From Friday 26 to Sunday 28 June, the network will be camped down at Worthy Farm in Somerset to bring the best of Glastonbury – the largest green field music and performing arts festival in the world – to armchair revellers.

Each day will see live performances and highlights from the Pyramid, Other, John Peel and Jazz/World stages, special acoustic performances and reports from the wider and wilder parts of the site.

Last year's festival coverage on BBC Three included sets from Elbow, Jay-Z, Hot Chip and Duffy.

A BBC Vision production.


Radio 1's Big Weekend

Kicking off the 2009 festival season, more than 30,000 lucky music fans will enjoy a stellar line-up of more than 50 UK and international artists alongside world-class DJs at BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend this spring.

A truly multi-platform event, it will be available to watch on BBC Three as well as being broadcast on Radio 1, via the Red button and online at – bringing the audience unprecedented levels of content.

Throughout the weekend, Radio 1 DJs will introduce the bands on stage, interacting with listeners online and on-site, and broadcasting live from the event.

Radio 1's Big Weekend is the station's free flagship event and the UK's biggest free ticketed music festival.

A BBC Vision production.


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