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David Bowie's historic headline performance at Glastonbury Festival 2000 is being broadcast on BBC Two today (June 28). It is widely regarded to be one of the best headline sets in the festival's rich 50-year history, and replaying the set more than four years after his death is bound to be a highly-charged and poignant moment. According to celebritynetworth.com, David Bowie's net worth was around $230 million when he died. David Bowie's Glastonbury set is being broadcast in full (Picture: Rex Shutterstock) Glastonbury 2020 might have been cancelled in the wake of coronavirus, but revellers have had more than their fair share of Glasto treats from the archives on TV in recent days – and tonight is one of the most anticipated yet. That's because BBC Two are showing David Bowie's headline set from the Pyramid Stage at Worthy Farm in its entirety for the first time ever – having only shown part of it the first time around.
It's a Glasto treat that's not to be missed – but just what time should you tune in, and when did the iconic singer play Glastonbury? What time is David Bowie's Glastonbury set on BBC Two? David Bowie's Glastonbury set is on BBC Two on Sunday night at 9.30pm. It's on right after The Glastonbury Experience at 8pm, which tonight sees Clara Amfo and Lauren Laverne talking about some of their favourite moments from the festival and introducing classic performances. When did David Bowie headline Glastonbury?
MORE: Rihanna, David Bowie and Amy Winehouse lead epic charity sale of never-before-seen photos This weekend's edition of the Glastonbury Experience will show off a number of previously seen acts performing on live TV once again - including the former Ziggy Stardust. Amidst this nostalgia-filled festival experience, Bowie's incredible Glastonbury 2000 set will be included. This set of course went down in history as one of the greats, as Bowie took to the stage and owned it. The set was later turned into a live album - titled Glastonbury 2000 - and featured all of his hits including Life on Mar, and Changes. Now, looking back at this seminal time for Bowie, his Twitter and Facebook accounts have been posting some nostalgic images from the very same week in the year 2000.
David Bowie performed at Glastonbury in 2000 David Bowie's Glastonbury was iconic for his fans READ MORE David Bowie: How singer criticised MTV for a 'lack of black artists' The Twitter account wrote: "TWENTY YEARS AGO TODAY: BOWIE AT THE BBC 'Screaming above Central London…' "Two days after his Glastonbury triumph, David Bowie was back in London on 27th June, 2000, for an exclusive performance at the BBC Radio Theatre to an intimate gathering of celebrities and BowieNetters." Bowie's performance was of course later broadcast by the BBC, but for those who were involved in the intimate concert, it was a momentous occasion. The accounts went on to show off some brand new photos of that evening, which show Bowie performing at his best. David Bowie performed at the BBC shortly after his Glastonbury set Glastonbury: 'Tearful' Adele's devastating festival confession exposed [NEWS] Fans will gladly be able to witness a return to Bowie's Glastonbury performance on tonight's edition of the Glastonbury Experience on the BBC, as it is being played in full for the first time over the airwaves. GLASTONBURY Festival was cancelled this year amid the coronavirus pandemic, so the BBC is offering a full weekend line-up featuring the best performances from years gone by. 6 Glastonbury Festival was cancelled this year amid the coronavirus pandemic Credit: Alamy Glastonbury 2020 had been scheduled to take place between Wednesday, June 24 and Sunday, June 28 with headline performances from Paul McCartney, Taylor Swift, and Kendrick Lemar. Instead of airing the festival, the BBC have launched a new channel on iPlayer dedicated to showing a full line-up of sets from previous years. Here are the major performances set to being replayed over the weekend along with the full line-up for today. It's been nine years since Beyonce's widely-acclaimed set closing Glastonbury 2011. The line-up will include unearthed footage of Oasis' first ever Glastonbury performance in 1994. 6 A debut Glastonbury set in 1994 saw Oasis on the brink of Stardom Credit: Getty Images - Getty Adele made her Glastonbury debut on the Park Stage in 2007, but in 2016 took to the Pyramid Stage to headline the Saturday night. Ed Sheeran's headline set came just six years after the release of his debut album "+". 21:30 – David Bowie 21:30 – David Bowie at Glastonbury 2000