Friday 06 Dec 2013
BBC Radio 1 and BBC 1Xtra announce today they will be broadcasting live from Newcastle upon Tyne from Thursday 4 to Saturday 6 March with a series of shows under the banner In New Music We Trust Live.
Presenters include Zane Lowe, Annie Mac and Trevor Nelson.
These programmes highlight the station's commitment to new and live music with an eclectic line-up of artists performing at several venues across the city.
On Thursday 4 March, In New Music We Trust Live will be dedicated to rock/indie, with Radio 1's Zane Lowe and Nick Grimshaw presenting their shows in front of a live audience at the O2 Academy Newcastle .
Zane will broadcast an extended version of his nightly show (7.00-10.00pm) with performances to include Sunderland post-punkers Futureheads and indie band The Courteeners.
From 10.00pm, Nick Grimshaw takes over for a two-hour show from the O2 Academy 2  with hotly-tipped bands Chapel Club and Frankie And The Heartstrings.
From 7.00pm on Friday 5 March, Annie Mac opens the second night of INMWT Live, dedicated to the best new dance music.
Annie will host her weekly show in front of an invited audience at a secret location.
At 9.00pm, Pete Tong, Judge Jules and Kutski kick off for a marathon six-hour broadcast from Digital Newcastle  including live performances from Delphic, Crookers and Japanese Popstars.
The second room will play host to Radio 1's In New Music We Trust DJs (Toddla T, Alex Metric and Kissy Sellout).
On Saturday evening Radio 1 teams up with 1Xtra for the final part of INMWT Live in a simulcast celebrating the very best in new black music.
Starting at 7.00pm, Trevor Nelson will present his weekly show in front of an invited audience at a secret location – with a very special acoustic performance.
The simulcast then continues from 9.00pm to 1.00am with Tim Westwood and Mistajam hosting a free party  from Newcastle University Student Union featuring Donaeo and his band Dynamix, Skepta, Giggs and many more.
Neil Wyatt, Executive Producer, Live Events, Radio 1, says: "We're really looking forward to bringing In New Music We Trust Live to Newcastle for three nights of amazing broadcasts.
"This event really underlines Radio 1 and 1Xtra's commitment to continually support new and live music throughout the year."
In New Music We Trust is a strand of Radio 1 and 1Xtra programmes, highlighting the breadth and depth of the stations' specialist music output, and hosted by key musical experts respected in their field.
 The events at O2 Academy Newcastle, O2 Academy 2 Newcastle and Digital Newcastle are third-party promoted events of which Radio 1 and 1Xtra are the broadcast partners.
 The free party event on Saturday night is a Radio 1 and 1Xtra promoted event. Details on how to apply tickets will be announced in the stations' simulcast on Saturday 20 February 2010 from 7.00pm.
How to get audience tickets for the live radio shows with Annie Mac and Trevor Nelson will be announced soon.
Thursday 4 March
7.00–10.00pm: Zane Lowe Show live from 02 Academy, Newcastle. Featuring live performances from: Futureheads, The Courteeners
10.00pm–12midnight: Nick Grimshaw live from O2 Academy 2, Newcastle. Featuring live performances from: Chapel Club, Frankie And The Heartstrings
Friday 5 March
7.00–9.00pm on Radio 1: Annie Mac live from secret location
9.00-11.00pm Pete Tong live from Digital, Newcastle. Featuring live performances from: Delphic, Japanese Popstars, Crookers
11.00pm-1.00am: Judge Jules live from Digital, Newcastle. With DJ sets from: Will Atkinson, Guiseppe Ottaviani
1.00-3.00am: Kutski live from Digital, Newcastle. With DJ set from: Alex Kidd
3.00-5.00am Essential Mix from Digital, Newcastle (pre-recorded earlier in the night) Kissy Sell Out and Alex Metric
Saturday 6 March (simulcast on Radio 1/1Xtra)
7.00-9.00pm: Trevor Nelson live from secret location with an invited audience and special acoustic performance
9.00-11.00pm: Tim Westwood live from Newcastle University student union, free-ticketed INMWT live party. Featuring live PAs to be confirmed
11.00pm-1.00am: MistaJam live from Newcastle University student union, free-ticketed INMWT live party. Featuring live performances from: Donaeo and his band Dynamix, Skepta, Giggs and other artists to be confirmed.