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Courtney Love shares the soundtrack to her life in new series

Courtney Love’s Women is a new BBC Radio 6 Music and BBC Sounds series where she reflects on the women in music who have shaped her journey, her sound and her next chapter.

Publication date: 25.03.2024

Mark and Lard reunite for live shows two decades after Radio show ended

Mark Radcliffe and Marc Riley are getting back together again for a live show 20 years after their much-loved Radio 1 show ended.

Publication date: 26.01.2024

BBC Radio 6 Music Festival 2024 line up revealed

The line up for this year’s BBC Radio 6 Music Festival was announced live on air this morning by Lauren Laverne.

Publication date: 16.01.2024

Steve Lamacq and Huw Stephens to take new 6 Music shows on road

To celebrate Independent Venue Week 2024, Steve Lamacq and Huw Stephens are to take their new BBC Radio 6 Music shows on the road.

Publication date: 08.01.2024

BBC Radio 6 Music Festival returns to Manchester in March 2024

Lauren Laverne has announced that the 6 Music Festival will return to Manchester in 2024. Speaking on her breakfast show on Tuesday, Lauren confirmed the event will take place from Thursday 7th – Sunday 10th March.

Publication date: 05.12.2023

Tom Waits to join Iggy Pop for special BBC Radio 6 Music programme

Tom Waits and Iggy Pop are to reunite for a special two-hour programme on BBC Radio 6 Music.

Publication date: 24.11.2023

Mitski is 6 Music’s latest Artist in Residence presenting a series of eight shows

American singer and songwriter Mitski is taking over as 6 Music’s Artist in Residence presenting a series of eight shows. All episodes are available now on BBC Sounds, but will also be broadcast on Monday 20th – Thursday 23rd and Monday 27th – Thursday 30th November (9pm-10pm) on 6 Music.

Publication date: 20.11.2023

BBC Radio 6 Music’s T-Shirt Day is back for 2023

6 Music’s annual T-Shirt Day is returning for its 16th year on Friday 24th November.

Publication date: 14.11.2023

BBC Radio 6 Music reveals its Artists of the Year 2023

Lauren Laverne revealed the BBC Radio 6 Music Artists of the Year 2023 on her Breakfast Show this morning.

Publication date: 06.11.2023

Multiple BBC radio programme commissions available following Somethin’ Else handback

According to, talks are ongoing over concerns about diminishing commercial returns on making the shows.

Publication date: 09.10.2023