BBC Radio 6 Music returns to All Points East Festival

BBC Radio 6 Music is heading back to the All Points East Festival this August in London.

Mary Anne Hobbs and Jamz Supernova shared the news that the 6 Music Stage will return to the event in Victoria Park, London from Friday 19 – Sunday 28 August, 2022.

The stage will once again be curated by the station’s presenters. Gilles Peterson will choose the line-up on Friday 19 August, Mary Anne Hobbs on Saturday 20, Tom Ravenscroft on Thursday 25, AFRODEUTSCHE on Friday 26 August, Jamz Supernova on Saturday 27 and Don Letts on Sunday 28 August.

All presenters will also perform DJ sets themselves on the 6 Music Stage, on the dates they are curating the line-up.

Acts performing on the 6 Music Stage across the two festival weekends include Benji B, Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy, LUXE, Nabihah Iqbal, Nia Archives, Norman Jay, Planningtorock, SHERELLE, Shy One, Tash LC and more.

As All Points East’s broadcast partner, the network will also play performance highlights from the 6 Music Stage on air.

Gilles Peterson’s show will come live from All Points East presents Field Day on Saturday 20 August (3pm-6pm), featuring a set from Gilles himself. Then on Friday 26 August, AFRODEUTSCHE and Tom Ravenscroft will present a special show from the festival (7pm-10pm), featuring sets from their curated line-ups.

On Saturday 27 August, Jamz Supernova On 6 (1pm-3pm) will be live from Victoria Park. In addition, Mary Anne Hobbs, Tom Ravenscroft and Don Letts will revisit some of the best moments from the line-ups they curated in their usual 6 Music shows between Monday 22 August and Sunday 4 September.

Camilla Pia, Assistant Commissioner, 6 Music says: “The 6 Music Stage at All Points East was a triumph last year, so I’m delighted that we’ll be back in 2022 with even more of our DJs getting involved this time. AFRODEUTSCHE, Don Letts, Gilles Peterson, Jamz Supernova, Mary Anne Hobbs and Tom Ravenscroft will be curating our stage across all six days of the festival, selecting some of the most exciting DJs in the world to play in front of APE audiences.

“Each curator will bring a different flavour and feel to the stage and each line-up will be unmissable, I can’t wait to see how it goes down!”