How to watch and listen

Get closer to Glastonbury on Radio, TV, Red Button and Online


This year sees more coverage of Glastonbury on BBC Radio than ever before.

Nick Grimshaw kicks off on Radio 1 from 13.00 on Friday, with Huw Stephens taking over lunchtimes on Saturday and Sunday.

Zane Lowe and B Traits host Friday night with a special Extended Essential mix live from Shangri-La, featuring Rudimental and a very special guest.

On Saturday night from 23:00, Radio 1 and 1Xtra are live from the Gully with electric sets from David Rodigan, Robbo Ranx, Seani B and DJ Target. 1Xtra finish the Glastonbury experience with Target on Sunday afternoon.

Radio 2 starts on Friday with The Chris Evans Breakfast Show live from Pilton for the very first time. Jo Whiley and Dermot O' Leary are on every afternoon, with Dermot introducing Saturday and Sunday's headliners on the Pyramid Stage.

6 Music will offer an alternative view to the mainstream Glastonbury and will be mainly based at the Park Stage. Lauren Laverne takes the helm every morning, with Steve Lamacq and Stuart Maconie presenting Friday's headliner as well as the most exciting acts from across the festival each evening.

Radio 4 also gets in on the action on Saturday with Today in the morning and a special recording of Infinite Monkey Cage from the Circus Fields in the afternoon.


BBC One, BBC Two, BBC Three and BBC Four all take their own unique view of the Glastonbury experience.

BBC One will be live with The One Show on Friday night plus a Glastonbury edtion of Songs of Praise on Sunday.

Lauren Laverne, Mark Radcliffe and Jo Whiley are on BBC Two from 22:00 on Friday, 16:00 on Saturday and 17:00 on Sunday, bringing the very best performances direct to you.

BBC Three sees Greg James, Gemma Cairney and Jen Long give their highlights from the Pilton party. Starting on Friday from 1900 with highlights from Jake Bugg, Solange Knowles and Rita Ora, BBC Three returns at the same time on Saturday with sets from Two Door Cinema Club, Bastille and Other Stage headliners Chase & Status. Ending the festival from 20:00 on Sunday are Vampire Weekend, Jessie Ware and more spectacular headline sets from The xx & Phoenix

BBC Four brings a new angle to the event through archive, documentaries and exclusive performances from Seasick Steve, Public Enemy and Bobby Womack.

Red Button

Watch Red Button for performances from the Pyramid, Other, John Peel, West Holts and Park Stages across the weekend.

On air Friday and Saturday from 2100-0200, Red Button returns on Sunday from 1630, with three channels on Sky, Virgin and Freesat and two channels on Freeview.


Our biggest online offer ever, you'll be able to watch over 120 performances right here on

We'll be live streaming six stages - Pyramid, Other, John Peel, West Holts, Park and BBC Introducing - plus an additional roaming camera following BBC Radio DJs throughout the site on Friday. You can watch these streams live on PC, mobile, tablet and connected TV.

This website will be the place to catch up on performances before anyone else, plus see spectacular photo galleries and interviews from across the site. Extended highlights from the main stages will be available on BBC iPlayer and you can keep up to date whilst on the go with the BBC iPlayer Radio app – if you haven’t already, download it here for iOS and here for Android.

And if that's not enough, the BBC’s Connected Red Button service available on Virgin Media’s TiVo service will bring you all the live streams and on-demand video seamlessly on TV.

Get ready for an unmissable weekend of music from the world’s greatest festival.