Glastonbury announce set times 12 May 2021
Glastonbury announce set times and new special guests for the upcoming global livestream Live At Worthy Farm on Saturday May 22nd & Sunday May 23rd
PJ Harvey, Jarvis Cocker, Kae Tempest, George The Poet, Kurupt FM, Little Amal and Michael Eavis to provide a unique spoken word narrative
George Ezra and Róisín Murphy to provide guest performances alongside extended sets from Coldplay, Damon Albarn, HAIM, IDLES, Jorja Smith, Kano, Michael Kiwanuka, Wolf Alice, plus DJ Honey Dijon
New 'encore streams' added - allowing viewers to enjoy the full five-hour show from Sunday afternoon
Tickets available now at worthyfarm.live
Livestream also to be broadcast at cinemas around the UK via a partnership with Trafalgar Releasing
Canal+ announced as exclusive streaming partner in France
The world's biggest livestream concert just got bigger.
We're delighted to reveal full set times and new special guests for our Live At Worthy Farm global online event taking place from 7pm on Saturday 22nd May & Sunday 23rd May.
Alongside previously announced sets from artists including Coldplay, Damon Albarn, HAIM, IDLES and Jorja Smith, we can reveal today that the uninterrupted five-hour extravaganza will also feature a unique spoken word narrative, provided by PJ Harvey, Jarvis Cocker, Kae Tempest, George The Poet, Kurupt FM, Little Amal and Festival founder Michael Eavis, as well as additional guest performances from George Ezra and Róisín Murphy.
Further surprise guests will feature in the show, which is to be filmed across the iconic Festival site at landmarks including the Pyramid Field and Stone Circle.
Tickets are on sale now from worthyfarm.live priced at £20, €23, $27.50 & AUD$35.
To help ticket buyers plan their viewing, we're also announcing today the set times which will run approximately as follows:
7.00pm: Wolf Alice
7.25pm: Michael Kiwanuka
7.55pm: George Ezra
9.50pm: Damon Albarn
10.35pm: Jorja Smith
11:05 pm: SPECIAL GUEST
12:00am DJ Honey Dijon ft Róisín Murphy
By popular demand, two new Sunday broadcast times for the livestream have been added at 2pm (BST) and 7pm (BST). If you've already purchased a ticket for another time slot and would like to move it to Sunday, that's not a problem. Please just fill out this form.
And we're offering new ways for viewers to enjoy the livestream.
Thanks to a partnership with Trafalgar Releasing, the show will screen in tandem at selected cinemas across the UK on Saturday May 22nd. Tickets for these screenings are on sale today (May 12th). Full information at liveatworthyfarmcinema.com
Meanwhile, through an exclusive partnership with Canal+, French audiences can enjoy the livestream on CANAL VOD and myCANAL. Tickets are on sale here. The exclusive five-hour livestream will be open to those without subscription and available on mobile, tablet, Canal+ set-top boxes, Apple TV and Android TV.
Accessible only to ticket buyers, Live At Worthy Farm will be broadcast online and in full across four separate time zones, with staggered livestreams for the UK, Europe, Africa & the Middle East, East Coast North America & Central / South America, West Coast North America, and Australia, New Zealand & Asia.
SATURDAY, MAY 22
Livestream #1 – UK, EUROPE, AFRICA & MIDDLE EAST: 19.00 BST / 20.00 CEST & SAST / 21.00 MSK & EEST / 22.00 GST
Livestream #2 – NORTH AMERICA (EAST COAST) and CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: 18.00 CDT / 19.00 EDT / 20.00 ART & BRT / 00.00 BST
Livestream #3 – NORTH AMERICA (WEST COAST): 19.00 PDT / 03.00 BST
Livestream #4 – AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND & ASIA (on Sunday 23rd May): 16.00 ICT / 17.00 HKT & PHST / 18.00 JST & KST/ 19.00 AEST / 21.00 NZST / 10.00 BST
SUNDAY, MAY 23
Global encore screening #1 – 14.00 BST / 15.00 CEST & SAST / 16.00 EEST / 09.00 EDT
Global encore screening #2 – 19.00 BST / 20.00 CEST & SAST / 21.00 EEST / 14.00 EDT / 11.00 PDT
The show will be presented to viewers as an uninterrupted online event. However, if you miss the beginning of your allotted stream, there is a rewind function - allowing you to go back and enjoy the full show again or re-watch individual sets for up to 5 hours after the stream ends. Simply tap or click along the bar at the bottom of the video to the point you'd like to watch from.
Live At Worthy Farm will support Glastonbury's three main charitable partners, Oxfam, Greenpeace and WaterAid, as well as helping to secure the Festival's return in 2022.
A limited edition line-up poster for the event is also available, with proceeds going to Stagehand, the live production welfare and benevolent fund which is helping crew who have fallen into the gaps in Government financial support during the pandemic.
Shot by acclaimed Grammy-nominated director Paul Dugdale, the hugely ambitious production will take viewers on a journey of the world famous Glastonbury site, which typically greets more than 200,000 people each June.
The show is co-promoted and produced by the pioneering UK livestream business Driift, who have hosted globally successful livestreams for artists including Laura Marling, Nick Cave, Biffy Clyro, Niall Horan and Kylie Minogue, and BBC Studios Productions.
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