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Mike Skinner, Roisin Murphy, Kate Tempest Confirmed For BBC Radio 6 Music Festival

Tuesday, 21 January 2020 Written by Laura Johnson

The line up has been announced for this year’s BBC 6 Music Festival.

The event will host stages at some of Camden's most popular venues, including Roundhouse (main space and Sackler space), FEST Camden, Dingwalls and Electric Ballroom, between March 6 and 8. Details were revealed on air by Lauren Laverne this morning.

The festival will be split into By Night and By Day offerings. The opening night will feature Black Midi, Brittany Howard, Black Country, New Road, Sports Team, Norman Jay MBE, DJ Yoda, Nemone, Kelly Lee Owens, Greentea Peng, GAIKA, Mary Anne Hobbs DJ set, and Mike Skinner DJ set. As Michael Kiwanuka has had to pull out of the festival due to illness, Nadine Shah has been added to Friday's line up — in addition to her Sunday set.

Saturday night, meanwhile, has confirmed performances by the Orielles, the Big Moon, the Selecter, Kojey Radical, EOB (Ed O’Brien), Róisín Murphy, Planningtorock, Tom Ravenscroft, Jamz Supernova and ELKKA.

Sunday night will feature an International Women’s Day celebration at the Roundhouse main space with Nadine Shah, Jehnny Beth, Anna Meredith, Kim Gordon and Kate Tempest, as well as sets from Warmduscher, Squid, Bombay Bicycle Club, Melt Yourself Down, and KOKOROKO elsewhere.

The By Day portion of the festival will take place at Dingwalls and Fest on March 7 and 8 between 12pm – 6pm. Jordan Rakei, Sudan Archives, Robert Glasper have been confirmed for the Saturday, and the Staves, Ghostpoet, and Hot 8 Brass Band for the Sunday, with more acts still be announced.

There'll also be a 6 Music Recommends Night at Dingwalls on March 5 with Pongo and Ghum, and a BBC Music Introducing Night on March 4 at Roundhouse's Sackler Space with Hak Baker, Beabadoobee and Sorry.

Tickets go on sale from 10am on January 24.

UPDATE 24/01: Girl Band have pulled out of the 6 Music Recommends show on March 5 due to scheduling issues.

UPDATE 05/03: Michael Kiwanuka has had to cancel his performance at the festival due to being diagnosed with acute viral laryngitis. Nadine Shah will take his slot on the Friday, in addition to her Sunday set.

BBC 6 Music Festival Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Fri March 06 2020 - LONDON Various Venues Camden
Sat March 07 2020 - LONDON Various Venues Camden
Sun March 08 2020 - LONDON Various Venues Camden

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