There are only 21 days to go until TGE19 and we are delighted to announce the return of BBC Sounds, with live showcases led by BBC Music Introducing, 6 Music and 1Xtra at Brighton’s beautiful Paganini Ballroom (The Old Ship) across the 3 days of the festival.
THURSDAY 9 MAY | 6 MUSIC RECOMMENDS
6 Music’s Steve Lamacq and Mary Anne Hobbs will be at the Paganini Ballroom for the 6 Music Recommends showcase, as they play host to electronica two-piece Jockstrap, Irish punk innovators The Murder Capital, distorted deep-rooters YAK + more to be announced.
Mary Anne Hobbs will broadcast her mid-morning show live from Brighton’s Jubilee Square on Thursday, from 10.30am – 1pm.
FRIDAY 10 MAY | INTRODUCING
Introducing’s Huw Stephens and Steve Lamacq introduce soulful songstress Blithe, genre-bending brothers Everyone You Know, gospel superstar JNR Williams + post-punk newcomers Working Mens Club at a special showcase live from the Paganini Ballroom, with live tracks recorded to be broadcast across the following week.
Also on Friday, Steve Lamacq will broadcast his 6 Music show live from Jubilee Square, from 4-7pm.
SATURDAY 11 MAY | 1XTRA
1Xtra’s DJ Target welcomes Birmingham rap star Jaykae, R&B singer Celeste and singer-songwriter Miraa May, alongside 1Xtra’s Hot For 2019 artists: Manchester rapper Aitch and jazz-influenced songstress TianaMajor9 + more as they take to the stage at the Paganini Ballroom.
DJ Target will broadcast his 1Xtra new music show live from 7-9pm and continue on until 11pm from the Paganini Ballroom. The show will be simulcast on both Radio 1 and 1Xtra.