6Music Announces inaugural festival

Art & Culture

This morning the announcement came that this year will see the first BBC 6Music Festival. The news came live on the station this morning that the Victoria Warehouse in Manchester will be the home for this premiere event. The festival will take place on February 28th and March 1st and the line-up is currently being compiled piece by piece with announcement of 6Music throughout the day.

The acts confirmed so far have been;

The National
Bombay Bicycle Club
Luke Sital-Singh
James Blake
Jimi Goodwin
Nick Mulvey

Wild Beasts


Lykke Li

Franz Ferdinand

Jagwar Ma

Groove Armada

Mary Anne Hobbs

Tim Burgess

X-Press 2

Don Letts

Gilles Peterson



Peter Hook

Huey Morgan (DJ Set)

Craig Charles (DJ Set)

For more information, see the 6music Festival homepage.