BBC to livestream Glastonbury headline performances globally

The BBC is set to livestream headline performances from the iconic Glastonbury Festival to a global audience for the first time, per Music enthusiasts around the world can tune in to watch Dua Lipa and Coldplay’s Pyramid Stage sets live on This landmark event will offer fans a front-row seat to these spectacular performances, a privilege previously reserved for UK audiences.

According to, the livestream, produced by BBC Studios, will feature Dua Lipa’s headline performance on Friday, June 28, from 5-6:45pm EST (11pm-12:45am CEST) and Coldplay’s set on Saturday, June 29, from 4:45-6:45pm EST (10:45pm-12:45am CEST). Viewers can access the streams at Throughout the festival weekend, will also provide highlights, updates, and analysis, ensuring fans stay connected to all the excitement from Worthy Farm.

Tara Maitra, chief commercial officer at BBC Studios, spoke on the significance of this initiative, saying: “The Glastonbury Festival is an icon of British culture, and this livestream will give fans around the globe a front-row seat to headline performances like never before. This is just the latest example of our focus on bringing more cultural-defining moments like Glastonbury to fans on our platforms outside the UK.”

Lorna Clarke, BBC director of music, echoed these sentiments: “At the BBC, we bring Glastonbury to you, and we’re incredibly proud of our coverage. It enables millions of people to access the magic of Emily and Michael Eavis’ festival each year. The global streams of Dua Lipa and Coldplay’s performances are another exciting addition to our offer, allowing us to unite music fans across the world with the opportunity to experience these world-class performances as they happen.”

Dua Lipa, a seven-time BRIT Award and three-time GRAMMY Award winner, will make her debut on the Pyramid Stage, while Coldplay, with nine BRIT Awards and seven GRAMMYs to their name, return to headline Glastonbury for the fifth time, marking their first appearance since 2016.

The BBC’s commitment to extensive Glastonbury coverage dates back to 1997, and the 2024 festival will be no exception. The broadcaster plans over 90 hours of live performances from the five main stages on BBC iPlayer, 90 hours of live radio programming and extensive TV coverage. Fans will also find additional content on BBC Sounds.


  • Featured image: Dua Lipa and Coldplay/Warner Music/BBC


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