BBC 6 Music Festival 2015 to take place on Tyneside

BBC 6 Music Festival 2015 to take place on Tyneside

Young Fathers

Interpol, Royal Blood, Mogwai, Young Fathers, The Cribs and King Creosote confirmed for three day event

Following the success of last year’s inaugural event in Manchester, the BBC 6 Music Festival is heading to Tyneside this February.

Each evening ‘6 Music Festival by Night’ will be held at various locations across both sides of the River Tyne. Featured artists include Interpol, Royal Blood, King Creosote, Mogwai, Jamie T, Sleater-Kinney, The Maccabees, Jon Hopkins, British Sea Power, The Cribs and Mercury Prize winners Young Fathers.

The festival kicks off on Fri 20 Feb at the O2 Academy in Newcastle and continues over the weekend at Sage Gateshead, featuring performances from Hot Chip, Maximo Park, Ghostpoet and an intriguing collaboration between Mercury prize nominee Kate Tempest and folk singer Eliza Carthy.

The Boiler Shop hosts a special club night for the festival, with DJ sets from 6 Music’s Anne Hobbs, Jamie xx, Four Tet and Gilles Peterson.

The free daytime programme '6 Music Festival by Day' includes more live music as well as comedians, on-stage interviews with artists, film screenings and record fairs along Tyneside.

Tickets for 6 Music Festival By Night are available to purchase from Fri 30 Jan. Tickets for 6 Music Festival by Day will be allocated via an audience ballot on Tue 3 Feb.

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.

Stables Market, London NW1

Fri 6 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 0207 485 5511

Sat 7 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 0207 485 5511

Sun 8 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 0207 485 5511

Dingwalls, London NW1

Thu 5 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7428 0010

6 Music Recommends featuring Girl Band, Pongo and GHUM. On sale Fri 24 Jan.

Fri 6 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7428 0010

Featuring DJ sets from Mike Skinner and Mary Anne Hobbs, and music from GAIKA and Greentea Peng. On sale Fri 24 Jan.

Sat 7 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7428 0010

Featuring Planningtorock, Tom Ravenscroft, Jamz Supernova and ELKKA. On sale Fri 24 Jan.

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7428 0010

Featuring Robert Glasper, Jordan Rakei and Sudan Archives. On sale Fri 24 Jan.

Sun 8 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7428 0010

Featuring the Hot 8 Brass Band, Ghostpoet and the Staves. On sale Fri 24 Jan.

Electric Ballroom, London NW1

Sun 8 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7485 9006

Featuring Bombay Bicycle Club, Squid and Warmduscher. On sale Fri 24 Jan.

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