Travis Scott, Bryson Tiller, J Hus and more to perform at 1Xtra Live in Manchester
BBC Radio 1Xtra has announced the line-up for this year’s 1Xtra Live. The station’s annual flagship event will take place at Manchester Arena on Saturday 11 November.
Performing at 1Xtra Live in 2017 will be:
In the year in which BBC Radio 1Xtra celebrates its 15th anniversary, 1Xtra Live in Manchester promises to bring the best in UK and international black and urban music to the biggest ever audience. As ever, the event will be hosted by the 1Xtra DJ family.
Over the years, 1Xtra Live has built a reputation for bringing some of the hottest acts on the urban music scene to one stage in cities across the UK, with artists including Kendrick Lamar, Stormzy, Alicia Keys, Craig David, Chase & Status, Giggs, Kano, Sean Paul, Tinie Tempah, Wiley and Wretch 32 all having performed at previous events.
J Hus says: “Looking forward to 1Xtra Live. Can’t wait to see you all, going to be a shut down.”
Bugzy Malone says: "I can't wait to perform at 1Xtra Live in November. It's my home city, so it means even more to me. Manchester has gone through so much this year, so it's great that we have a huge concert to look forward too and it's just around the corner from my house."
Not3s says: "I'm extremely gassed about vybzing on BBC 1Xtra Live in Manchester and I can't wait for you all to rock with me and witness the special moment.”
Stefflon Don says: “I'm really looking forward to playing at 1Xtra Live this year!!! They have been huge supporters from the start and I'm grateful for all they have done. Make sure you are there - it’s gonna be littt!!!”
Donae’o says: "Yo, I’m so gassed about 1Xtra Live this year, it's mad. I feel like me and 1Xtra always have the first time moments together. I performed at the first one and now with all the success I'm back again and can’t wait to perform in Manchester. I love performing up north, they know how to party and 1Xtra always knows how to throw a good party."
A.Dot, Radio 1Xtra’s breakfast show host, says: “I'm so excited for the biggest night of the year to touch down in Manchester. There is no party quite like a 1Xtra party and I can't wait for another incredible event.”
1Xtra Live will be broadcast on BBC Radio 1Xtra, BBC Radio 1 and BBC Asian Network from 7pm on the 11th November and can be viewed online at bbc.co.uk/1Xtra.
September 21, 2017 7:17pm by BBC Radio 1Xtra