Asian Network Live to broadcast on Radio 1
For the first time, the BBC Asian Network Live event will be simulcast broadcast live across the BBC’s youth radio stations.
The station’s flagship live music event will be available on both Radio 1 and 1Xtra, in addition to the Asian Network this Saturday night.
Hosted by the Asian Network DJ family including Tommy Sandhu, the event, which represents Asian music as championed by the station, will see some of the current acts on the British-Asian and global music scenes come together on one stage for one night only.
Taking to the stage this year at London’s Eventim Apollo will be: Jazzy B, Badshah, Naughty Boy feat. Kyla, Steel Banglez Live with Mist, MoStack, Abra Cadabra, Haile (WSTRN), Zack Knight, Anirudh, Jasmine Sandlas, Aastha Gill, Fateh and Arjun Kanungo.
The Asian Network will be covering all of the live build-up from 6pm with Yasser and Noreen Khan, whilst Radio 1 and 1Xtra will join the fun from 7pm. From 7.30pm, the main event will be broadcast live across all three stations, hosted by Tommy Sandhu and other Asian Network DJs.