6 Music Festival

Part Two of the Glasgow Festival Blog Series

BBC Radio 6 have announced that the location for 2017’s 6 Music Festival is Glasgow.
The festival starts on Friday 24th March and continues until Sunday 26th March. Events will be held across different venues in the city including; Barrowlands, O2 Acadamy and St Lukes for evening gigs, with Tramway hosting the daytime events.

Tickets go on sale at 10am on Friday 24th February and will be available via the 6 Music website.


Line Up
Friday By Night –  24th February
– The Jesus & Mary Chain, Ride, Warpaint & Sleaford Mods at Barrowland
– Goldfrapp, Sparks & Future Islands at O2 Academy
– Cate Le Bon, Dutch Uncles, Girl Ray, Duds at Saint Luke’s

Saturday By Day – 25th February – Tramway
– Sinkane
– Temples
– Craig Charles (DJ Set)
– John Lydon in conversation with Mark Radcliffe
– Optimo words & music with Nemone
– Making music in Glasgow: Paul Buchanan (The Blue Nile), Stuart Braithwaite (Mogwai), Emma Pollock, Happy Meals
– Edwyn Collins in conversation with Stuart Maconie & acoustic session
– Comedy with Shaun Keaveny: Fern Brady, Scott Gibson & Limmy
– BBC Radio 5 Live’s fighting talk.

Saturday By Night
– Bonobo, Songhoy Blues, Thundercat & Loyle Carner at Barrowland
– The Shins, Grandaddy & Honeyblood at O2 Academy
– Car Seat Headrest, The Lemon Twigs, Haley Bonar & Sacred Paws at Saint Luke’s

Sunday By Day – 26th February – Tramway
– Father John Misty
– The Wedding Present
– Baloji
– Folk at the Festival with Mark Radcliffe : Yorkston/Thorn/Khan, King Creosote, Jesca Hoop, Holly MacVe
– Film Screening: Lost in France + Q&A with Niall McCann
– The Pastels in conversation with Gideon Coe
– Anna Meredith in conversation with Mary Anne Hobbs
– Spoken Word Sessions – Literary: Ian Rankin with Stuart Maconie
– Spoken Word Sessions – Poetry: Murray Lachlan Young, Victoria McNulty, Kevin P. Gilday & Cat Hepburn, Kobi Onyame & Ransom Fa
– Belle & Sebastian in conversation with Cerys Matthews

Sunday By Night
– Depeche Mode, James Lavelle [Unkle] (DJ Set) at Barrowland
– Belle & Sebastian, Whitney, Julia Jacklin at O2 Academy
– Anna Meredith, Gaika, Forest Swords, Kadhja Bonet at St Luke’s


Blog Author: Emma Bryceland | Artist Relations, EmuBands
POSTED: Tuesday 21st February 2017

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