Radio 1 opens dance music radio station

An online stream of dance music for a week from the staff of BBC Radio 1 launches Friday.

R1Dance Radio is an extension of the Radio 1 Dance show, and features a full schedule of DJs and specialist dance music.

The channel starts at 9pm on Friday 25 July with Annie Mac in the mix – and ends at 6pm on Friday 1 August when Radio 1 crosses live to Nick Grimshaw broadcasting from a beach location.

R1 Dance Radio will sit on the Radio 1 homepage and will feature Essential Mixes, another chance to hear Ibiza 2013, as well as Annie Mac and Pete Tong at Glastonbury. The line-up includes Defected Records, Food Music, House of Coxhead and a series of dance DJs who have come up through BBC Introducing including XO.

Posted on Thursday, July 24th, 2014 at 5:07 pm by RadioToday

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