Depeche Mode To Headline BBC's 6 Music Festival Line Up This Week

Depeche Mode will headline the BBC's 6 Music Festival 2017 taking place in Glasgow between the 24th and 26th of March.

The festival, which is organized into three distinct categories, will take place at venues across the city. 6 Music Festival Late will feature DJ performances by the likes of Jungle and Optimo at SWG3 on the evening of Sunday the 25th from 11pm-3am.  6 Musical Festival By Day, featuring Father John Misty, celebrates live music, conversation, spoken word, and comedy at the Tramway on both Saturday the 25th and Sunday the 26th, from 11am-5pm. 

6 Music Festival By Night will take place in three venues- O2 Academy, St Luke's, and the historic Barrowland Ballroom, which since 1934 has been a favored dance hall and concert venue with renowned headliners such as Oasis, U2, The Clash, and Muse.  Depeche Mode's performance on the final night of the festival will not only be their first live UK performance together since 2013, but their first return to the Barrowland Ballroom since their Some Great Reward our in 1984.

Friday 24 March

Barrowland Ballroom: The Jesus and Mary Chain, Ride, Warpaint, Sleaford Mods
O2 Academy Glasgow: Goldfrapp, Sparks, Future Islands
St Luke’s: Cate Le Bon, Dutch Uncles, Girl Ray, DUDS

Saturday 25 March

Barrowland Ballroom: Bonobo, Songhoy Blues, Thundercat, Loyle Carner
O2 Academy Glasgow: The Shins, Grandaddy, Honeyblood,
St Luke’s: Car Seat Headrest, Lemon Twigs, Haley Bonar, Sacred Paws

Sunday 26 March

Barrowland Ballroom: Depeche Mode, James Lavelle (UNKLE) DJ set
O2 Academy Glasgow: Belle & Sebastian, Whitney, Julia Jacklin
St Lukes: Anna Meredith, Gaika, Forest Swords, Kadhja Bonet