BBC 6 Music Festival

Where extraordinary music plays

The BBC Radio 6 Music Festival is taking place in Bristol from Friday 12 – Sunday 14 February and the full line-up has now been announced.

Announced acts include Underworld, Foals, Suede, Laura Marling, Roots Manuva, Savages, Roisin Murphy, Misty In Roots, John Grant, Ezra Furman, White Denim, Field Music, Kurt Vile, Julia Holter, Daughter, BuzzcocksGuy Garvey, plus many more.

They will join Primal Scream, Tricky presents Skilled Mechanics, The Blue Aeroplanes, Sherwood & Pinch, and Roni Size & DJ Krust present Full Cycle, who were announced before Christmas when Bristol was unveiled as the location for this year’s Festival.

The third year of the Festival will see over 50 acts across three days delivering live music at Motion, Colston Hall, O2 Academy Bristol and Basement 45, plus the Festival by Day at Trinity for conversation, comedy and more.

Acts on Colston Hall’s stages include:

Laura Marling
John Grant
Blanck Mass
Julia Holter
Guy Garvey
Roni Size & DJ Krust
Ezra Furman
White Denim
Misty In Roots

plus many more. For latest info on the line-up please visit the BBC 6 Music website.

With the previous 6 Music Festivals being held in Manchester (2014) and Tyneside (2015), the 6 Music Festival has built a reputation for bringing together emerging and established artists who represent the very best alternative music of the moment. Keep across all the latest updates at #6MusicFestival.


A limited number of tickets for the BBC 6 Music Festival at Colston Hall have been released and are now on sale via Eventim

Please note Colston Hall’s Box Office is not a ticket agent for the Festival. All ticket inquiries should be directed to your point of purchase. For more information, plus terms and conditions, please visit

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