Coldplay and Haim have been confirmed as headliners for a Glastonbury livestream concert.
Glastonbury Festival organizers had canceled this year’s edition and announced a global livestream concert from Worthy Farm on Saturday, May 22.
In addition to Coldplay and Haim, Damon Albarn, Idles, Jorja Smith, Kano, Michael Kiwanuka, Wolf Alice, and DJ Honey Dijon will also perform at the five-hour event.
The concert will be broadcast in full across four separate time zones, with staggered livestreams for the U.K., Europe, Africa, and the Middle East; East Coast North America and Central/South America; West Coast North America; and Australia, New Zealand, and Asia.
Tickets are currently on sale.
Proceeds from the event will support Glastonbury’s three main charitable partners, Oxfam, Greenpeace, and WaterAid.
“After two Glastonbury cancellations, it brings us great pleasure to announce our first online livestream, which will present live music performances filmed across Worthy Farm at landmarks including the Pyramid and, for the first time ever, the Stone Circle,” festival organizer Emily Eavis said in a statement.
“It will feature a rolling cast of artists and performers who have all given us enormous support by agreeing to take part in this event, showing the farm as you have never seen it. There will also be some very special guest appearances and collaborations,” she added. “We are hoping this will bring a bit of Glastonbury to your homes and that for one night only people all over the world will be able to join us on this journey through the farm together!”
In January, Glastonbury confirmed the festival would not take place for the second year in a row due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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