24 days to go and many more bands have been confirmed to perform on the 2015 BBC 6 Music Festival. Hot Chip, The War On Drugs and Sleater-Kinney are among the first live acts confirmed. Other confirmations so far include Maximo Park, Jon Hopkins, Ghostpoet, Young Fathers, Villagers, Interpol and The Charlatans, with more bands to be confirmed shortly on BBC 6 Music.
The event will run from Friday, February 20 to Sunday, February 22, including both day and night performances, and it’s expected to host more than 50 bands and artists. Lauren Laverne has revealed earlier today that this year’s 6 Music Festival will take place in Tyneside, Newcastle. Laverne said that “Last year’s first ever 6 Music Festival was an incredible weekend featuring a fabulous line-up of music plus conversation at the Festival Fringe. It was great to meet so many of our listeners as we listened to the great and good perform together. This year’s 6 Music Festival is going to be one to remember”.
Tickets will go on sale this Friday, January 30 at 10 am. Tickets for the 6 Music Festival by Day will be sold separately. For more information visit the 6 Music website here.