by day and late night line-up announced for Bristol's Radio 6 Music Festival

Julian Cope, Saul Williams, Dennis Bovell, Floating Points, This Is The Kit, False Lights, & more

published: Tue 26th Jan 2016

Julian Cope

Friday 12th to Sunday 14th February 2016
Motion, Colston Hall, O2 Academy, Basement 45 and Trinity, Bristol, Bristol, BS2 0PX, England MAP
from £35-£40 - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 4800
last updated: Thu 4th Feb 2016

The by day line-up of acts confirmed to appear at Bristol's, Trinity Centre as part of the day time programme at the BBC Radio 6 Music Festival from Friday 12th until Sunday 14th February 2016 has been revealed, as has the late night prgramme.

On Saturday 13th February there will be live music from Julian Cope, and Saul Williams, plus Dennis Bovell, Adrian Sherwood, and Mad Professor's DJ set.

Plus conversation, poetry, spoken word performances and comedy events. Guests include Misty in Roots, Deanna, Holly McNish, Kojey Radical, Murray Lachlan-Young, Mark Watson, Cerys Nelmes, Alice Matthews, Karl Hyde & Rick Smith (Underworld), Roni Size, Queen Bee, and Blanck Mass.

On Sunday 14th February there will be live music from Floating Points, This Is The Kit, False Lights, Marry Waterson & David A. Jaycock, and Rozi Plain, and Don Letts will be hosting an exclusive preview of ‘Ring The Alarm - The DJ Derek Story’, a film about legendary Bristolian DJ Derek which Don has been making alongside Massive Attack’s Daddy G. Plus conversations with Geoff Barrow, and John Grant.

Also featuring an exhibition of the Bristol music scene in pictures by local photographer Beezer, an Independent Record fair, the Jah Lokko Soundsystem, screen printing, tea and cake from the Women’s Institute. Additionally, attendees are welcome to bring their music memorabilia along to be documented for The People’s History of Pop project, a new BBC Four series.

The 6 Music Festival by Day is a separately ticketed free event with more live music, 6 Music presenters in conversation with names from the night-time line-up and other established plus newer artists, discussions, spoken word performances,and more.

Tickets for both the Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th ‘By Day’ events are priced at £5. 65% (235 pairs per day) of tickets will be available to buy in person from the Ticket Shop Bristol, 41 High St, Bristol, BS1 2AT. Tickets will be issued at 8am on Monday 1st February.

The Late night line-up on Friday at Basement 45 will be Mary Anne Hobbs, Pinch, Hodge, Ziro, Kahn & Neek, Ishan Sound, Lamont, Idle Hands, The Kelly Twins, Andy Clarkson, and Ossia.

Motion hosts the late night programmme on Saturday with The Allergies, Craig Charles, Nemone, Julio Bashmore, Mind Enterprises, Spatial Awareness, and A Sagittariun, and DJ Claire Ripley.

Tickets for these events are priced at £10 for Friday, and £15 for Saturday, and will go on sale from 9am on Saturday 30th January.

The night time line-up includes Laura Marling, Suede, Bob Mould, Underworld, Savages, Yeasayer, Daughter, Roots Manuva, John Grant, Guy Garvey, Buzzcocks, Bloc Party, Everything Everything, Frank Turner, White Denim, Primal Scream, Roni Size, Tricky, The Blue Aeroplanes, Sherwood & Pinch, Misty in Roots, Rat Boy, Blanck Mass, Gwenno, The Moonlandingz, The Pop Group, !!!, Blossoms,, Kurt Vile (solo), Mystery Jets, Polica, Roisin Murphy, This Is The Kit, Hooton Tennis Club, Rozi Plain, Foals, Field Music, The Invisible, Beirut, Steve Mason, Ezra Furman, Golden Rules, C Duncan, Hinds, and Julia Holter.

For the line-up details, day and venue splits see the Radio 6 Music Festival line-up page.

The line-up featuring an ever-growing bill of over 50 bands and artists, with three days of live music and conversation, with more daytime activities.

Tickets for the night time events have sold out.



Friday 12th to Sunday 14th February 2016
Motion, Colston Hall, O2 Academy, Basement 45 and Trinity, Bristol, Bristol, BS2 0PX, England MAP
from £35-£40 - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 4800
last updated: Thu 4th Feb 2016


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