The BBC Radio 6 Music Stage will return to All Points East Festival this year, as announced by Mary Anne Hobbs on air today (Thursday 6th July). All Points East takes place in Victoria Park, London from Friday 18th – Saturday 19th August, and Friday 25th August – Bank Holiday Monday 28th August, 2023.
The 6 Music Stage will feature an eclectic line-up of acts, including dreamcastmoe, Chloé Robinson, Indie Sleaze, Redlight, Kirollus and Peach, selected by some of 6 Music’s best-loved presenters.
Joining these artists on stage for DJ sets across the two weekends will be Gilles Peterson (Friday 18th August), Mary Anne Hobbs (Saturday 19th August), Steve Lamacq and Nathan Shepherd aka Good Future (Friday 25th August) for an Indie Forever takeover, Jamz Supernova (Saturday 26th August), Tom Ravenscroft (Sunday 27th August) and Don Letts and Deb Grant (Monday 28th August).
6 Stage Full Line-up
Friday 18th August
Saturday 19th August
APE Presents Field Day
Mary Anne Hobbs x All Queens
Mary Anne Hobbs
Yunè Pinku (DJ set)
Friday 25th August
Indie Forever Takeover with Nathan Shepherd (Good Future) & Steve Lamacq
La Roux & Jamie Reynolds (DJ set)
Carl Barât & Gary Powell (DJ set)
Saturday 26th August
Bok Bok & Girl Unit (15 Years of Night Slugs)
Karen Nyame KG
Sunday 27th August
LB aka LABAT
Monday 28th August
Marie Davidson (DJ set)
As the official broadcast partner of All Points East, 6 Music will also bring listeners performance highlights from across the weekend on air. Gilles Peterson (Saturday 19th August, 3-6pm) and Mary Anne Hobbs (Monday 21st August, 10.30am-1pm) will play out sets from their chosen line-ups over the opening weekend. On Friday 25th August (9-11pm), Indie Forever will broadcast live from Victoria Park with sets from earlier in the day, and Jamz Supernova will bring listeners all the live action directly from the festival on Saturday 26th August (1-3pm).
In addition, throughout the following week (Monday 28th August to Sunday 3rd September), 6 Music will revisit some of the best moments from the festival in usual shows New Music Fix Daily (Monday 28th – Thursday 31st August, 7-9pm), Steve Lamacq (Tuesday 29th August, 4-7pm), Indie Forever (Friday 1stSeptember, 9-10pm), Jamz Supernova (Saturday 2nd September, 9-11pm), and Don Letts (Sunday 3rd September, 10pm-12am).
All shows will be available to listen to on BBC Sounds after broadcast.
Mary Anne says: “I’m delighted to be hosting a killer ALL QUEENS takeover on the 6 Music stage for the third year. My headliner is Chloé Robinson, who opened our first ever stage coming out of lockdown, and returns after meteoric success on dancefloors across the globe, to top the bill in 2023."
Camilla Pia, Assistant Commissioner, 6 Music says: “The 6 Music Stage at All Points East was the place to be last year – that iconic X in the field packed full of people dancing to an unmissable line-up of DJs. We’re thrilled to be back for the third year running, with even more of our DJs getting involved across all six days of the festival. Deb, Mary Anne, Steve, Don, Gilles, Tom, Nathan and Jamz will be bringing the vibes and the bangers for 2023, and we’re creating our own exciting line-ups of artists to play alongside them. Can’t wait!”
About BBC Radio 6 Music
With a reach of 2.7 million listeners (Rajar Q1, 2023), 6 Music brings a broad range of music and culture beyond the mainstream to music lovers with a curious spirit, combining the cutting-edge music of today with the iconic, ground-breaking sounds of the past 50 years.
Presenters include: AFRODEUTSCHE, Amy Lamé, Cerys Matthews, Chris Hawkins, Craig Charles, Deb Grant, Don Letts, Gideon Coe, Gilles Peterson, Guy Garvey, Huey Morgan, Iggy Pop, Jamz Supernova, Lauren Laverne, Marc Riley, Mark Radcliffe, Mary Anne Hobbs, Nathan Shepherd, Steve Lamacq, Stuart Maconie, The Blessed Madonna, Tom Ravenscroft and Tom Robinson.
About All Points East
Luno presents All Points East takes place in Victoria Park each August and this year will see performances from Stormzy (Friday 18th August), Aphex Twin and Bonobo (APE Presents Field Day – Saturday 19th August), The Stokes (Friday 25th August), Jungle (Saturday 26th August), Dermot Kennedy (Sunday 27thAugust), HAIM (Monday 28th August). The 2022 festival saw headline sets from Gorillaz, Tame Impala, The National, Disclosure and Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds, with The Chemical Brothers and Kraftwerk performing at APE Presents Field Day that year.
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