Watch Glastonbury 2016 live coverage

With good weather forecast Glastonbury 2016 is set to be one of the best festivals in the UK this summer. Headliners include Muse, Adele and Coldplay for the 2016 line-up. If you didn't get a ticket there are plenty of ways of getting live coverage so you don't miss any of your favourite bands. Here's how to watch Glastonbury 2016 live coverage online, on TV, via radio and more on a wide range of devices including smartphones and tablets. See also: Best travel gadgets: Top tech to take on holiday with you this summer.

Whether you couldn't afford tickets, failed to get some or just didn't fancy spending the weekend with thousands of others in muddy fields, we've got you covered so you can feel like you attended one of the biggest music festivals there is from the comfort of your own home when you can make a cuppa, go to the toilet without queueing and have a nice shower. Read: Best power banks 2016 – best portable smartphone chargers.

As usual, the BBC is your go-to provider for pretty comprehensive Glastonbury 2016 live coverage – whether you want to watch online, on your TV, your mobile, listen on the radio or via the Red Button. The coverage will include live streams of six stages and highlights of more than 100 artists on iPlayer.

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Glastonbury 2016 Line-up and headliners

Whether you're a fan or not, the line-up for Glastonbury 2016 includes Coldplay following their Wembley Stadium tour dates. The festival also plays host to two of the biggest artists in the world, Adele and Muse. All will grace the Pyramid Stage for the weekend.

The Other Stage will be headlined by Disclosure, New Order and LCD Soundsystem. It will also feature Bastille, Chvrches and PJ Havery.

The West Holts Stage hosts Underwold, James Blake and Earth, Wind and Fire. Meanwhile, the John Peel stage features Sigur Ros, M38, and Jake Bugg.

You can see the full line-up on the Glastonbury website.

How to watch Glastonbury 2016 live online

Like previous years, you can get plenty of Glastonbury live coverage via the BBC Glastonbury website where you'll be able to choose which stage you want to watch from. The Pyramid, Other, John Peel, West Holts, Park and BBC Introducing stages will all be streamed live in HD and you can watch on PC, smartphone, tablet and your smart TV.

The website will also be the place to go to watch back any performances you missed and make sure to use BBC iPlayer for live Glastonbury 2016 coverage and catch-up afterwards, too. There will be more than 100 performances available until 26 July.

"Glastonbury gets personal for the first time this year, and users who sign in to the website can follow the artists they love from the line-up and get videos direct to their personal hub. They will also be able to share their own unique Glastonbury line-up poster featuring their must-see acts," said the BBC.

Following @bbcglasto on Twitter will also help you keep up with everything that's happening at the music festival.

Watch Glastonbury 2016 live online

How to watch Glastonbury 2016 live on TV

You don't have to watch online, of course, as the traditional television will also feed your need for live music without standing in a muddy field. TV coverage will be presented by Jo Whiley, Lauren Laverne, Mark Radcliffe, Gemma Cairney, Clara Amfo, Huw Stephens and Martin Dougan.

The BBC has confirmed it will broadcast more than 25 hours of coverage across BBC One, BBC Two and BBC Four. The One Show (on BBC Two) will kick-off the Glastonbury 2016 live coverage on TV on 24 June at 7pm then coverage will continue elsewhere – see below for full TV listings.

BBC Two will be the home of the Pyramid Stage so tune in for the headliners over the festival weekend. Meanwhile, BBC Four will provide live coverage of a range of performances including Foals, New Order, PJ Harvey and Earth Wind and Fire.

Glastonbury 2016 on TV – Friday 24 July


• 19:00 – The One Show hosted by Alex Jones and Greg James.
• 22:00-22:30 – Friday at Glastonbury (highlights)
• 23:15 -02:00 – Friday at Glastonbury (highlights)


• 19:00-20:00 – James
• 20:00-21:00 – ZZ Top & The Lumineers
• 21:00-22:00 – Foals
• 22:30-00:00 – Underworld

Glastonbury 2016 on TV – Saturday 25 July


• 16:00-17:15
• 20:00-21:00
• 21:00-01:00


• 19:00-20:00 – Squeeze and Madness
• 20:00-21:00 – Baaba Maal and Mbongwana Star
• 22:30-00:30 – New Order and Philip Glass' Heroes Symphony

Glastonbury 2016 on TV – Sunday 26 July


• 18:30-20:00
• 21:00-00:00

BBC Four

• 20:00-21:00 Gregory Porter and Ellie Goulding
• 21:00-22:00 PJ Harvey
• 22:00-23:30 Earth, Wind & Fire

Glastonbury 2016 on Red Button

If you want to watch Glastonbury 2016 live on the Red Button then there will be many hours of broadcasting starting at 7pm on 24 June, 4:00pm on Saturday and 6:30pm onwards on the final day. The Red Button is available on the following services:

Sky: Channel 980, 981, 982, 983
Freesat: Channel 980, 981, 982, 983
Virgin Media: Channels 990, 991, 992, 993
Freeview: Channel 601

BBC Music app

How to listen to Glastonbury 2016 live on radio

For Glastonbury 2016, the BBC is broadcasting more than 60 hours of coverage so you can tune into Radio 1, BBC Radio 1Xtra, BBC Radio 2 and BBC 6 Music to catch the festival over the weekend. See below for the breakdown.

Annie Mac will kick off the BBC's Glastonbury coverage on Thursday evening with a live broadcast from the Introducing stage with live performances and DJs. Radio 1's Clara Amfo, Huw Stephens and Alice Levine will also broadcast shows from the site alongside a live Essential Mix featuring Annie Mac, Four Tet, Julio Bashmore and Kowton. 1Xtra will broadcast an all-female DJ line-up from the Wow stage alongside DJ Target with a BBC Introducing special.

Glastonbury 2016 on radio – Thursday 23 July

Annie Mac (Radio 1, 19:00-22:00) with performances from Mura Masa and Bonzai, Nao, Rejjie Snow, Shy FX and Protoje, and Mele and Monki's NRG F.

Glastonbury 2016 on radio – Friday 24 July

• Chris Evans (Radio 2, 07:00-10:00)
• Clara Amfo (Radio 1, 10:00-13:00)
• Lauren Laverne (6 Music, 13:00-15:00)
• Steve Lamacq (6 Music, 1600-19:00)
• Annie Mac (Radio 1, 19:00-22:00)
• Tom Ravenscroft (6Music, 20:00-22)

Glastonbury 2016 on radio – Saturday 25 July

• Lauren Laverne (6 Music, 10:00-13:00)
• Alice Levine & Huw Stephens (Radio 1, 13:00-16:00)
• Jo Whiley & Dermot O'Leary (Radio 2, 16:00-19:00)
• Steve Lamacq (Radio 2, 19:00-21:00)
• Tom Ravenscroft (6Music, 20:00-22)
• Trevor Nelson with Adele's headline set live (Radio 2, 21:00-00:00)
• Live from the WOW Stage (1Xtra, 21:00-00:00)

Glastonbury 2016 on radio – Sunday 26 July

• Cerys Matthews (6 Music, 10:00-13:00)
• Alice Levine & Huw Stephens (Radio 1, 13:00-16:00)
• DJ Target (1Xtra, 16:00-19:00)
• Jo Whiley & Dermot O'Leary (Radio 2, 16:00-19:00)
• Tom Ravenscroft (6Music, 20:00-22)
• Trevor Nelson with Coldplay's headline set live (Radio 2, 21:00-00:00)
• Steve Lamacq (6 Music, 22:00-00:00)

You can also get the BBC iPlayer Radio app for both iOS and Android smartphones and tablets to listen to coverage.

New BBC Music app

New for Glastonbury 2016 live coverage is the BBC Music app which is free on iOS and Android. The BBC said it will give users access to more Glastonbury than ever before by 'allowing them to personalise their journey according to their personal preferences'. It will be packed with exclusive full sets and tracks from across the weekend.

For more info on watching Glastonbury on mobile, see How to watch Glastonbury 2016 on iPad or iPhone, by our colleagues at Macworld UK.

Glastonbury 2016 App

Once again, the festival has teamed up with EE to create the Glastonbury Festival 2016 app which provides plenty of information for anyone attending but also live streams. Available on iOS and Android.

Glastonbury 2016 live webcam

As if all the above wasn't enough, there is a Glastonbury 2016 live webcam which you can access on the BBC site. The camera is sat atop the barn bringing a spectacular view of the festival including the Pyramid Stage, John Peel and Greenfields.

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