BBC Radio 6 Festival comes to Manchester

By James Brown.

The first ever BBC 6 Music Festival is coming to Manchester. Bringing the likes of Damon Albarn, Groove Armada and Haim to Salford Quays, the inaugural two-day festival will kick off on Friday 28th February at Victoria Warehouse

6 Music Festival

Two days, three stages and 30 acts - The 6 Music Festival will bring some incredible live music to town. 

 Former home to the internationally acclaimed and outrageously popular club The Warehouse Project, the venue will open it's illustrious doors this time for 48 hours of awesome music. With over 30 acts taking part, across three stages, the gigs will kick-start at 4pm each day finishing at around midnight. The revered and respected Radio station takes over with an incredible line up of old and new music, very much sticking to it's own ethos.

Victoria Warehouse

The Victoria Warehouse is an epic venue for such a massive music event. 

Among the highlights will be Kelis, James Blake, Metronomy, Bombay Bicycle Club, Franz Ferdinand, Jake Bugg and The National. A silent disco stage will be compared by the likes of Groove Armada and Tim Burgess and up-and-coming acts to look out for include Luke Sital-Singh, Jagwar Ma and Nick Mulvey. 

Set to be a sensational opportunity to catch some phenomenal live performances, we're pretty chuffed those wily musos at the BBC chose MCR for their