The BBC Radio 6 Music Festival 2014

Warehouse Project Hospitality

Friday 28th February to Saturday 1st March 2014
Victoria Warehouse, Trafford Wharf Rd, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M17 1AB, England MAP
£25 - SOLD OUT
Daily capacity: 5,000
Last updated: Tue 4th Mar 2014

The first BBC Radio 6 Music Festival takes place at  Manchester's Victoria Warehouse on Friday 28th February and Saturday 1st March 2014.


Damon Albarn, The National, Franz Ferdinand, Midlake, The Horrors, Kelis, Metronomy, Haim, Drenge, Jake Bugg, James Blake, Jagwar Ma, Luke Sital-Singh, Nick Mulvey, Jimi Goodwin, Lykke Li, Otfit, Kiran Leonard, and Craig Charles will close the festival with a DJ set on stage at the end of the night.

The silent disco will also feature sets from Groove Armada (DJ set), Tim Burgess, X-Press 2, and 6 Music presenter Mary Anne Hobbs on Friday night. And on Saturday night, New Order’s Peter Hook, and 6 Music spin-meisters Gilles Peterson, Nemone, and Don Letts will be taking their turn on the decks.

Expect more than 30 acts across both days across 3 stages.

For the line-up details, day and stage splits, as available, click here.


Tickets were priced at £25 and sold out in just over 20 minutes.

Tickets for the Festival Fringe are free and will be available via a BBC audience ballot. The Festival Fringe will run in two sessions on each day between 12-3.20pm and 3.40-7pm. There are 1,000 tickets available they must be registered in advance.

Festival Fringe

As well as the acts performing each night, there will also be a Festival Fringe which will reflect the variety and alternative spirit of BBC Radio 6 Music in musically themed zones.

This is a separately ticketed event running from midday to 7pm on both the Friday and Saturday at the Victoria Warehouse Hotel, which is next door to the Victoria Warehouse. 

Registration to apply will be open from Wednesday 29th January to Monday 10th February at; one pair of tickets per application. A greater number of tickets to the Festival Fringe will be allocated to those from the North West region.

Acts confirmed include John Cooper Clarke, Murray Lachlan Young, Alan McGee, Tim Burgess, Haim, Huey Morgan, Craig Charles, James Blake, Bob Stanley, Viv Albertine, Peter Hook, and more TBA.

The Festival Fringe will run in two sessions on each day between 12-3.20pm and 3.40-7pm. More details will be revealed on BBC Radio 6 Music on Wednesday 29 January, but it will feature:

Cornershop: a record fair bringing together independent record shops from across the North West and beyond.
Talking Heads: a spoken word stage featuring talks from artists from the Festival line-up ‘in conversation’, plus appearances from 6 Music’s favourite poets, 6 Music DJs, and more.
Public Image Ltd: a photographic exhibition featuring images taken by Jason Joyce who documented the station’s most important moments of 2013.
Silent Cinema: a film screening area curated by BBC Radio 6 Music presenter and Grammy Award winning film and music video maker, Don Letts.

England cricket legend Freddie Flintoff hosts a live panel of guests from the world of sport, music and comedy for a special edition of Five Live's Fighting Talk.

Performances curated by BBC Radio 6 Music’s award winning Freak Zone: Radiophonic Workshop (FRI) & The Part Time Heliocentric Cosmo Drama After School Club: A Sun Ra Tribute (SAT)

Live band karaoke.


This event does not have camping but there are a number of hotels, hostels and guest houses in the area.

More information will be here when available.

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