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BBC Sounds at The Great Escape

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.

Discover the full TGE19 linuep here

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