Radio 1Xtra Live returns for its 6th year
BBC Radio 1Xtra presenters Twin B and Yasmin Evans have announced details of this year’s 1Xtra Live – a four-city tour promoting urban dance music – on breakfast today.
The station has secured artists and producers such as Sub Focus, Digital Soundboy, Katy B, Sean Paul, Naughty Boy, Robin Thicke, Nelly, John Newman and Rudimental.
1Xtra Live will be visiting Bournemouth on Monday 7 October; Hammersmith, London on Tuesday 8 October; Liverpool on Wednesday 9 October; and Leeds on Thursday 10 October, hosted by Radio 1Xtra DJ Mistajam and simulcast live on BBC Radio 1 and Radio 1Xtra and broadcast on BBC Red Button, online and on mobile every evening from 7pm to 12midnight.
Twin B, Co-presenter of the Radio 1Xtra Breakfast show says: “I can’t wait for 1Xtra to get out on the road in front of the people who love and support the music as much as we do.”
Yasmin Evans, co-presenter of the Radio 1Xtra Breakfast show, says: “It will be my second year at 1Xtra Live and it’s so wicked to have the whole family of DJs together for the shows.”
Ben Cooper, Controller of BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 1Xtra, says: “1Xtra Live is fantastic – whether you listen to it on the radio or watch it online, you’ll want to share that passion and energy of live music with your friends.”
Tickets are for sale on the BBC 1Xtra website.