BBC local radio stations are searching for the UK's most iconic musicians and venues as part of BBC Music Day 2017.
Every BBC local and regional station will feature one of 42 music festivals this summer, under the BBC Music umbrella.
The BBC has confirmed to RadioToday that there are no plans to reduce news programming on any BBC local radio station.
Local news will continue to be important, but local radio journalism also needs to have personality through engaging interviews, debate and conversation with the audience.
The BBC has signed a new agreement with the Community Media Association to pledge a closer working relationship.
Latest RAJAR shows the lowest audience figures for the networked BBC local radio evening show.
Rod McKenzie is moving from BBC Radio 1 to a new job as development editor of BBC local radio.