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6 Music Festival Launch

Steve Lamacq is joined by Mary Anne Hobbs to launch the 2016 6 Music Festival and announce its location.

Today BBC Radio 6 Music launches the 6 Music Festival 2016. Following last year's sold out event in Tyneside, which featured a wealth of musical talent across three days - including Royal Blood, Neneh Cherry, Sleater Kinney, Sleaford Mods and Bryan Ferry - this year's event will celebrate the musical heritage of a different part of the UK.

Steve Lamacq and Mary Anne Hobbs will announce the whereabouts of this year's 6 Music Festival, broadcasting live from a secret location in the host city. And as the countdown to what promises to be an epic weekend for music lovers begins, they will talk to some of the musicians due to take to the stage in February 2016.

This year's Festival will take place in February and features an exciting ever-growing bill of bands DJs and artists, with three days of live music and conversation, both day and night.

3 hours

Last on

Tue 15 Dec 2015 16:00

Music Played

  • Massive Attack

    Unfinished Sympathy

    • Virgin.
  • The Flatmates

    I Could Be In Heaven

  • Kate Tempest

    The Beigeness

    • Everybody Down.
    • Big Dada.
    • 001.
  • Damon Albarn

    Mr Tembo

    • (CD Single).
    • Parlophone.
    • 001.
  • The Cribs

    Mens Needs - The Fleece Lamacq In The City 2007 NEW

  • Supergrass

    Alright

    • Parlophone.
  • Unknown Mortal Orchestra

    Necessary Evil

    • Jagjaguwar.
  • The Seers

    Sun Is In The Sky

    • Pysch Out.
    • Cherry Red Records.
    • 2.
  • Wire

    Mannequin

    • MCA.
  • The Brilliant Corners

    I Didn’t See You

  • Lonely Tourist

    A Lonely Tourist

    • (single).
    • Tourist Info.
    • 001.
  • Gene

    Haunted By You

  • The Blue Aeroplanes

    Elvis Festival

  • Talisman

    Nitty Gritty

  • Vice Squad

    Resurrection

    • (single).
    • Riot City Records.
    • 1.
  • Ramon Judah

    Not Afraid

    • Roots Factory Records present Solo Banton, Ramon Judah and More.
    • Roots Factory Records.
    • 1.
  • Slaves

    Where's Your Car Debbie?

    • Virgin EMI.
  • The Fall

    Victoria

    • BEGGARS BANQUET.

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