BBC Radio 1Xtra annual flagship event BBC Radio 1Xtra Live will be heading to Leeds for one of the biggest nights of the year on Saturday 17th October.
Hosted by Radio 1Xtra DJs, the event, which has an unrivalled reputation for bringing people together to share live urban music, will be held at First Direct Arena, Leeds and will feature performances from some of the best UK and international acts currently championed by 1Xtra.
1Xtra Live, now in its eighth year, follows on from the success of 2014’s event which saw the likes of Rick Ross, Mary J Blige, Krept & Konan, Fuse ODG, Boy Better Know, Jess Glynne, Lethal Bizzle, Sigma and Tinashe hitting Birmingham.
The news follows 1Xtra’s Grime Symphony Prom that took place on 12th August – a celebration of the thriving urban music scene that saw rappers including Wretch 32, Stormzy, Krept & Konan and Lethal Bizzle perform at the Royal Albert Hall alongside Jules Buckley and his Metropole Orkest.
Further information about 1Xtra Live 2015, including the full line-up and ticketing information will be announced on 1Xtra in the coming month.