Glastonbury: BBC to air classic sets in festival’s absence

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Beyoncé headlined Glastonbury in 2011

The BBC is to broadcast classic Glastonbury performances this 12 months in the songs festival’s absence.

Preceding headline sets from Beyoncé, Adele, Coldplay, David Bowie and Jay-Z will be shown on BBC Two and BBC Four.

A new pop-up channel will also surface on BBC iPlayer, which will attribute far more than 60 historic sets.

This year’s festival, which was owing to attribute Taylor Swift, Kendrick Lamar and Sir Paul McCartney, was cancelled amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Much more than two hundred,000 persons, like a hundred thirty five,000 ticket-holders, would have descended on

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