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Glastonbury’s Live From Worthy Farm live stream was hit by technical issues on Saturday night, leaving thousands of fans unable to access the show for more than an hour.

Cold game, Haim and Damon albarn were among the renowned artists of the online show, which was held at various locations on the site of Glastonbury Festival in Pilton, Somerset.

Thousands of fans on social media have complained that the access codes assigned to them for the event are being flagged as invalid.

Acts like Wolf Alice and Michael Kiwanuka were at the start of the project, with organizers promising that users would be able to rewind the live stream when they finally entered.

At around 8:10 p.m., hosts, Driift Live, who “produce and promote world-class, immersive and interactive live events,” told fans on Twitter that they should be able to access the live stream soon, promising an update. .

At 9 p.m., however, the stream, for which thousands of fans had purchased tickets, was made free to everyone.

Glastonbury host Emily Eavis posted an apology on Twitter, saying: “I’m so sorry for the issues with the stream tonight.

“If you are unable to continue, I am told that the new link is working.

“We’ll obviously make sure to show the entire movie again starting tomorrow and give you the chance to catch up on any pieces you missed.

Haim, the British winner, also topped the bill. Pic: Glastonbury

“I really hope you can enjoy the rest of this evening. And, once again, I am so sorry to anyone who has had any problems.”

Despite the technical difficulties, the five-hour show, run by Grammy-nominated Paul Dugdale, also featured stars like George Ezra, Jorja Smith and Idles.

Festival founder Michael Eavis, now 85, led an oral narration of the evening, alongside George The Poet, Kate Tempest and Kurupt FM.

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This notice was published: 2021-05-22 18:46:00