This week on NME Radio: June 22-26 2009

All the latest Glasto updates plus an interview with The Big Pink

Tune in for the regular set of DJs and music, plus all this action:

The NME Forum takes place from 4pm, with music from Chew Lips, Crystal Fighters and Jamie T discussed by NME editor Conor McNicholas and Full Time Hobby Records director Nigel Adams.

Iain Baker’s playing our interview with Glastonbury Festival’s Emily Eavis from 4pm and chats to the Guardian Lounge‘s curator Tim Jonze about the artists playing, including Little Boots, The Maccabees and more.


At 7pm, Charlotte Hatherley talks to Chris Martin about her two Glastonbury performances, one of which will be with Bat For Lashes.

The Big Pink came into the studios recently to chat to Sarah Kerr. Hear the conversation in full from 9.10am. At 11.30am, NME‘s James McMahon is on air telling you what to pack for the Glastonbury Festival weekend and at 4pm Iain Baker chats to the Met Office‘s John Hammond for a last-minute up-to-date weather report.

All day today NME’s Paul Stokes and Jamie Fullerton are reporting live from Worthy Farm as this year’s Glastonbury Festival kicks off. Plus at 11.30 am, London‘s Ultimate Power DJ Steve talks to Steve Taylor about what he has planned for his Sunday morning power ballad set at Glastonbury‘s Dirty Boots stage.

At 12.30pm, Billy Bragg talks to NME Radio about his very special Glastonbury performance at the Joe Strummer Memorial Stone on Saturday. Plus Peaches joins the station from 4.30pm for an exclusive interview.

To tune in, head to Sky Channel 0184, Virgin Media 975, Freesat 727, DAB in London or NME.COM/Radio.