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BBC Radio 6 Music returns to All Points East Festival

Mary Anne Hobbs announced on-air earlier the line-up for the 6 Music stage, which is returning to All Points East Festival this year.

It takes place in Victoria Park, London from Friday 18 – Saturday 19 August, and Friday 25 August – Bank Holiday Monday 28 August.

The 6 Music Stage will feature a line-up of acts, including dreamcastmoe, Chloé Robinson, Indie Sleaze, Redlight, Kirollus and Peach, selected by some of the station’s presenters.

Joining these artists on stage for DJ sets across the two weekends will be Gilles Peterson (Friday 18 August), Mary Anne Hobbs (Saturday 19 August), Steve Lamacq and Nathan Shepherd aka Good Future (Friday 25 August) for an Indie Forever takeover, Jamz Supernova (Saturday 26 August), Tom Ravenscroft (Sunday 27 August) and Don Letts and Deb Grant (Monday 28 August).

The full line-up for the 6 Music stage:


Friday 18th August

Gilles Peterson
Rampage Sound
DJ Karaba


Saturday 19th August
APE Presents Field Day
Mary Anne Hobbs x All Queens

Anastasia Kristensen
Chloé Robinson
Deena Abdelwahed
Ella Knight
Mary Anne Hobbs
Yunè Pinku (DJ set)


Friday 25th August
Indie Forever Takeover with Nathan Shepherd (Good Future) & Steve Lamacq

Good Future
Steve Lamacq
La Roux & Jamie Reynolds (DJ set)

Carl Barât & Gary Powell (DJ set)
Indie Sleaze


Saturday 26th August

Jamz Supernova
Teki Latex
MoMa Ready
Bok Bok & Girl Unit (15 Years of Night Slugs)
Karen Nyame KG
Scarlett O’Malley


Sunday 27th August

Tom Ravenscroft
Flo Dill


Monday 28th August
Don Letts
Deb Grant
Marie Davidson (DJ set)
Eclair Fifi

6 Music will also broadcast performance highlights from across the weekend over the following two weeks.

Mary Anne says: “I’m delighted to be hosting a killer ALL QUEENS takeover on the 6 Music stage for the third year. My headliner is Chloé Robinson, who opened our first ever stage coming out of lockdown and returns after meteoric success on dancefloors across the globe, to top the bill in 2023.”

Camilla Pia, Assistant Commissioner, 6 Music says: “The 6 Music Stage at All Points East was the place to be last year – that iconic X in the field packed full of people dancing to an unmissable line-up of DJs.

“We’re thrilled to be back for the third year running, with even more of our DJs getting involved across all six days of the festival. Deb, Mary Anne, Steve, Don, Gilles, Tom, Nathan and Jamz will be bringing the vibes and the bangers for 2023, and we’re creating our own exciting line-ups of artists to play alongside them. Can’t wait!”

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