Set for a triumphant return in late August, London's All Points East Festival have confirmed news of a brand new collaboration with BBC Radio 6 Music for 2021.
The 6 Music Stage will play host to a carefully curated lineup across the entire weekend, handpicked by station DJs including Tom Ravenscroft, Gilles Peterson & Mary Anne Hobbs.
Confirmed artists include Daphni, Mount Kimbie, Special Request and Maya Jane Coles – who join further new APE additions Lianne La Havas, Goat Girl, Buzzard Buzzard Buzzard, Mr Jukes and more.
Speaking on the news, BBC 6 Music DJ's Tom, Giles and Mary say:
Tom Ravenscroft: "I’m absolutely stoked to have been asked to curate Friday’s 6 Music stage at this year's All Points East. It’s such a treat to be able to invite along so many of my favourite artists. I mean, look at that line-up! It's insane!"
Gilles Peterson : "It’s so great to have festivals back and to be able to put together such a diverse line-up for the 6 Music stage at APE.”
Mary Anne Hobbs: “It’s such a joy to present the 'All Queens' line-up at All Points East ’21. Six of the most thrilling female DJs standing shoulder-to-shoulder, and playing right across the rich spectrum of electronic music.”
For full information and tickets, see: https://www.allpointseastfestival.com