Glastonbury 2023 dance sets: watch the best performances online

A selection of the best dance music sets from Glastonbury 2023 are now available to watch online.

Dance music enthusiasts can relive the electrifying performances from the comfort of their homes and immerse themselves in the vibrant atmosphere of the iconic festival. The live sets were broadcast on BBC iPlayer and BBC Sounds throughout the festival, which took place from the 21st to the 25th of June.

One of the standout acts was Fred again.., who took over The Other Stage on Friday evening. Known for his genre-blending and boundary-pushing sound, Fred again.. delivered a mesmerizing performance that captivated the audience. The energy was palpable as festival-goers danced and celebrated the infectious beats.

Another memorable moment came from the legendary Fatboy Slim, who headlined The Park Stage on Saturday. Fatboy Slim, a true icon in the electronic music scene, showcased his unmatched DJ skills and brought an incredible energy to the stage. During his set, he paid tribute to Maxi Jazz, the late singer of Faithless, who passed away in December 2022. As clips of Maxi Jazz played on the screen behind him, Fatboy Slim incorporated a snippet of Faithless’ iconic track “Insomnia,” creating a powerful and nostalgic moment for the crowd.

The Park Stage also witnessed an extraordinary performance by 80s dance titans, Leftfield. With their signature blend of electronic sounds and infectious rhythms, Leftfield transported the audience on a journey through time, reminding everyone of their enduring influence on the dance music landscape. Meanwhile, the new Woodsies area had the pleasure of hosting the incredible London synthpop group, Hot Chip, as Friday night’s headliners. Hot Chip’s infectious tunes and irresistible beats kept the crowd moving and grooving, creating an unforgettable experience for all in attendance.

In addition to these remarkable acts, the online archive offers a treasure trove of dance music highlights from the sets of Glastonbury 2023. Fans can indulge in the sets of talented artists such as Shygirl, Sudan Archives, Loyle Carner, Fever Ray, Alison Goldfrapp (the vocalist of renowned electronic duo Goldfrapp in her new solo project), and UK drill MC, Digga D. Each performance showcases the diverse range of talent and the electrifying energy that Glastonbury is renowned for.

Whether you missed out on attending the festival or simply want to relive the magic, the availability of these sets online provides an incredible opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of Glastonbury and experience the pulsating beats and euphoria of the dance music scene. So grab your headphones, turn up the volume, and let the music transport you to the unforgettable moments of Glastonbury 2023. Don’t miss out on this exceptional collection of performances that embody the spirit of one of the world’s greatest music festivals.

Check out the full archive of Glastonbury 2023 sets here and let the music take you on a journey you won’t soon forget.

Image Credit: Photo by James Genchi on Unsplash

Hi, my name's Lewis and I'm from the UK. Currently working in the marketing industry. My love for dance music stemmed from artists such as Avicii, SHM and Alesso. Huge lover of Progressive House!