Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds at Glastonbury 2022: what times does Manchester band perform?- how to watch

The band are due to perform before Paul McCartney

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Glastonbury Festival is arguably the most iconic of all music festivals in the UK, and potentially one of the most well known across the globe.

The five day event sees some of the biggest names in music converge on a small corner of Somerset.

Manchester is well known for having produced some of the best music talent around, and this talent is set to be showcased at this year’s festival.

One of the bands that are made in Manchester that will be a big feature of Glastonbury 2022 is Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds.

Here’s all you need to know about how to watch the set live, what time they will perform, and some background on the band formed from the ashes of Oasis.

When do Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds play at Glastonbury 2022?

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds at The Piece Hall. Photo: Cuffe and TaylorNoel Gallagher's High Flying Birds at The Piece Hall. Photo: Cuffe and Taylor
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds at The Piece Hall. Photo: Cuffe and Taylor

According to the festival schedule, which is published online through the official Glastonbury website, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds will play on the Pyramid Stage at 7.15pm on Saturday, 25 June.

They are due to have a 75 minute set, which would see them wrapping up at around 8.30pm.

How can I watch the set?

As with previous years, the BBC will be showing extensive coverage of the festival, including several sets for the biggest acts.

Noel Gallagher’s Highflying Birds is set to be shown live on BBC 2, this means that it should also be able to be viewed through the iPlayer.

What songs might NGHFB play at Glastonbury?

Noel Gallagher likes to perform a number of Oasis songs during each High Flying Bird’s gig.

Below is the setlist from the gig on 21 June in Halifax, where the band played six Oasis covers; this was almost a third of the total setlist.

  • Fort Knox
  • Holy Mountain
  • It’s a Beautiful World
  • She Taught Me How to Fly
  • Wandering Star
  • Rattling Rose
  • We’re on Our Way Now
  • Black Star Dancing
  • Dead in the Water
  • Little by Little(Oasis cover)
  • The Importance of Being Idle(Oasis cover)
  • Whatever(Oasis cover)
  • Wonderwall(Oasis cover)
  • Half the World Away(Oasis cover)
  • Stop Crying Your Heart Out(Oasis cover)


  • If I Had a Gun...
  • AKA... What a Life!
  • Don’t Look Back in Anger(Oasis cover)

Who else is performing at Glastonbury Festival 2022?

As always, the line-up at Glastonbury is packed full of talent which spans the music genres and the ages.

Billie Eilish and Sam Fender are amongst the big name acts on The Pyramid Stage on Friday, with Paul McCartney topping the bill on Saturday.

Other stand out performers include Foals, Kendrick Laymar, Pet Shop Boys and Jamie T.

For the full lineup across all stages at this year’s festival, visit the official Glastonbury Festival website. 

Who are Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds?

The band were formed by Noel Gallagher in 2010 following the dissolvement of Oasis.

In their career, the band has sold out venues across the country and has released three studio albums.

These are Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds (2011), Chasing Yesterday (2015) and Who Built the Moon? (2017)