|Date(s) 22 June 2016 (2016-06-22)-
26 June 2016 (2016-06-26)|
Location(s) Worthy Farm, Pilton, Somerset, England
The 2016 Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts took place between 22 and 26 June.
General Admission Tickets for the festival cost £228.
The weather was very wet on Wednesday 22 June with major traffic delays getting to the festival. Organisers said that rain and ground conditions had caused delays and urged people "not to set off".
Headlining the festival were Muse, Adele and Coldplay on the Friday, Saturday and Sunday respectively.
A live album of numerous performances at the festival entitled Stand As One was released in aid of Oxfam and their Refugee Crisis Appeal. It is also dedicated to the memory of Jo Cox. It was released as a digital download on 29 July 2016 and as a CD on 12 August 2016. Artists including Coldplay, Foals, Muse, The Last Shadow Puppets, Fatboy Slim, Wolf Alice, CHVRCHES, Jamie Lawson, Sigur Rós, Laura Mvula, Jack Garratt, The 1975, Years & Years, Editors, Two Door Cinema Club and John Grant feature on the album.