BBC 6 Music Festival heads to Camden in March 2020, find out how to get tickets

BBC 6 Music Festival heads to Camden in March 2020, find out how to get tickets

Anna Calvi made the 2019 lineup / credit: Eoin Carey

Location revealed for the sixth instalment of 6 Music Festival

The BBC 6 Music Festival returns for its sixth year and is heading for Camden for the 2020 adition. BBC 6 Music Festival runs Fri 6–Sun 8 March 2020 at various venues around the city. Tickets go on sale on Fri 24 Jan following the lineup announcement on Tue 21 Jan.

The popular radio channel launched the festival in 2014. Changing location each year the festival has previously made a mark on Manchester, Newcastle, Bristol, Glasgow and Liverpool transforming the cities into vibrant music hubs.

In 2020 Camden venues will host over 35 gigs. Each day of the event is split into three parts, By Day, By Night and Late.

Full 6 Music Festival Lineup 2020:

Friday 6 March
By Night: Michael Kiwanuka / Brittany Howard / black midi / Sports Team / Black Country / New Road / Mike Skinner (DJ set) / Mary Anne Hobbs (DJ set) / GAIKA / Greentea Peng
By Late: Norman Jay MBE / DJ Yoda / Nemone / Kelly Lee Owens

Saturday 7 March
By Day: Robert Glasper / Jordan Rakei / Sudan Archives + In Conversation TBC
By Night: Róisín Murphy / Kojey Radical / EOB (Ed O'Brien) / The Selecter / The Big Moon / The Orielles
By Late: Planningtorock / Tom Ravenscroft / Jamz Supernova / ELKKA

Sunday 8 March
By Day: Hot 8 Brass Band / Ghostpoet / The Staves + more TBC
By Night: Kate Tempest / Kim Gordon / Anna Meredith / Jehnny Beth / Nadine Shah / KOKOROKO / Melt Yourself Down
By Night: Bombay Bicycle Club / Squid / Warmduscher

In 2019 the lineup included Anna Calvi, The Coral, Julian Cope and Skinny Plumber taking the day shift, the likes of Jon Hopkins, Hot Chip and many more take festival goers into the night. Lates were suitably reserved for DJ sets from big hitters like 2ManyDJs and Erol Alkan

The weekend will be broadcast over the airwaves as it happens and those who can't attend can watch via the BBC iPlayer.

6 Music Festival runs from Fri 29–Sun 31 Mar at various venues in Camden London. Tickets go on sale at 10am on Fri 24 Jan.

BBC 6 Music Festival

The annual music festival hosted by BBC 6 Music radio station heads to Camden for its sixth edition. Their 2020 programme boasts names such as Bombay Bicycle Club, Michael Kiwanuka, Sports Team, Black Country New Road, Girl Band, Kojey Radical, Roisin Murphy, the Big Moon, Kate Tempest, Kim Gordon and more.