Michael Kiwanuka, Bombay Bicycle Club Lead BBC Radio 6 Music Festival 2020 Line-Up

The event will take place in a variety of north London venues from 6 to 8 March.

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Michael Kiwanuka BBC Radio 6 Festival
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Michael Kiwanuka, Bombay Bicycle Club and The Big Moon are among the leading names to be confirmed for the BBC Radio 6 Music Festival 2020. The radio station will hold its annual event in Camden, London from Friday, 6 March to Sunday, 8 March.

The Big Moon, Michael Kiwanuka, Mike Skinner, Róisín Murphy, Kate Tempest, Bombay Bicycle Club, Sports Team and KOKOROKO will headline across the weekend, with Dingwalls, the Electric Ballroom, FEST Camden and The Roundhouse among the venues which will play host to the packed bill of live music.

The likes of black midi, Brittany Howard, EOB — Radiohead‘s Ed O’Brien, who will be performing his debut European show at the festival — Squid and Ghostpoet will also play. Q&A sessions, DJ sets and much more has also been promised across the weekend.

On the Sunday, 8 March, the Radio 6 festival will celebrate International Women’s Day with an all-female line-up at the Roundhouse, with Kate Tempest, Kim Gordon, Anna Meredith, Jehnny Beth and Nadine Shah all set to play.

Michael Kiwanuka - Live At The Mildmay Club (TRAILER)

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Tickets for the numerous shows will go on sale this Friday, 24 January, at 10am. Visit the event’s official website to find out more information about the BBC Radio 6 Music Festival 2020.

Prior to Christmas 2019, Michael Kiwanuka shared a newly-filmed and recorded four-track session, ‘Live At The Mildmay Club’.

Working alongside acclaimed director Huse Monfaradi who has previously worked with Kiwanuka on the video for ‘Love & Hate’, ‘Live At The Mildmay Club’ features full band performance recordings of tracks from Kiwanuka’s recent, widely acclaimed third album, KIWANUKA.  It was shot in Stoke Newington, London on week of album’s release. The session features ‘Hero’, ‘Piano Joint’, ‘Light’, and ‘You Ain’t The Problem.’ The much-acclaimed musician released KIWANUKA to critical acclaim on 1 November 2019 having already achieved much for his second record, Love & Hate.

Listen to the Best of Michael Kiwanuka on Apple Music and Spotify.

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