Kaiser Chiefs' Ricky Wilson to host BBC 6 Music series Kaiser Chiefs Tickets

Frontman and 'The Voice' coach to present two shows on radio station later this month

Photo: Next Previous

Photo Gallery: Kaiser Chiefs

Kaiser Chiefs frontman Ricky Wilson will host two shows on BBC Radio 6 Music about the role music has played in his life and upbringing.

Wilson will chat to producer Stephen Street, who worked on Kaiser Chiefs' 2005 debut album 'Employment' as well as several albums by both Blur and The Smiths. He will also speak to producer Ben H Allen III. The first show will be broadcast between 1-2pm on March 23, with the second show following in the same slot one week later.

A press release states that Wilson will highlight songs from his childhood and tracks which influenced Kaiser Chiefs as well as new bands he is excited about with Jagwar Ma, The Flaming Lips, Arthur Russell, Television, Martha Reeves, Animal Collective and Fat White Family all mentioned. "I'm an avid listener of 6 Music – especially on Sunday afternoons," says Wilson. "I love playing records and talking to people so I’m really looking forward to this opportunity to make radio on the weekend."

Meanwhile, it was recently announced that Kaiser Chiefs and Bill Nighy have teamed up on a modern day war poem. Inspired by the First World War centenary, 'The Occupation' features on the Leeds band's forthcoming new album, 'Education, Education, Education And War.'



Read More On This Artist

Kaiser Chiefs Tickets
Date/Time Venue Seetickets Viagogo


Buy Kaiser Chiefs Tickets

from £35

Buy Kaiser Chiefs Tickets


NOT AVAILABLE

Buy Kaiser Chiefs Tickets

from £49


NOT AVAILABLE

Buy Kaiser Chiefs Tickets

from £59


NOT AVAILABLE

Buy Kaiser Chiefs Tickets

from £49


Buy Kaiser Chiefs Tickets

from £35

Buy Kaiser Chiefs Tickets


NOT AVAILABLE

Buy Kaiser Chiefs Tickets

from £44


Buy Kaiser Chiefs Tickets

from £35

Buy Kaiser Chiefs Tickets


NOT AVAILABLE

Buy Kaiser Chiefs Tickets

from £39


Buy Kaiser Chiefs Tickets

from £28

Buy Kaiser Chiefs Tickets

from £52


Buy Kaiser Chiefs Tickets

from £28

Buy Kaiser Chiefs Tickets

from £50


Buy Kaiser Chiefs Tickets

from £28

Buy Kaiser Chiefs Tickets

from £45


Buy Kaiser Chiefs Tickets

from £28

Buy Kaiser Chiefs Tickets


NOT AVAILABLE

Buy Kaiser Chiefs Tickets

from £44


Buy Kaiser Chiefs Tickets

from £32

Buy Kaiser Chiefs Tickets

from £57


Buy Kaiser Chiefs Tickets

from £35

Buy Kaiser Chiefs Tickets

from £27

back to top

More News
Johnny Marr: 'Playland' is about tension, anxiety and boredom'
Paul Weller records song with Olly Murs for 'X Factor' singer's new album
Children return from the dead to dance in Flying Lotus' 'Never Catch Me' video –...
Anti-sexual assault group condemn 'dangerous' Maroon 5's stalker-themed...
Snoop Dogg and Jared Leto buy stakes in Reddit
Bernard Sumner says working with Peter Hook was 'unbearable in the end'
Jake Bugg and David Gray to play Mencap Little Noise Sessions
Aphex Twin: 'If you're like Madonna, then you're properly mentally ill'
Metallica's Lars Ulrich attends Royal Blood show and takes them to Mrs Doubtfire's house
Roger Waters issues angry statement to confirm he does not appear on new Pink Floyd album
SXSW report suggests festival could impose ban on all unofficial events
Alt-J score Number Four album in America and announce Madison Square Garden show
First batch of Glastonbury festival tickets sell out in 14 minutes
Fleetwood Mac play full gig with Christine McVie for first time since 1997
Jamie T covers Townes Van Zandt's 'Waiting 'Round To Die' - listen
Eddie Vedder releases a cover of John Lennon's 'Imagine'
Cloud Nothings unveil 'New Here In' video – watch
45th anniversary release of 'The Velvet Underground' to include previously unreleased LP
Prince performs alongside Kendrick Lamar to mark double album release
Ryan Adams covers Foreigner's 'I Want To Know What Love Is' - listen
Stevie Nicks shares new song 'Mabel Normand'
Crowdfunder campaign to bring Foo Fighters to Cornwall raises nearly £100,000 in two days

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Date/Time Venue Town/City Seetickets Viagogo
31 Jan 2015 Liverpool Echo Arena Liverpool

Buy Kaiser Chiefs Tickets
from £35

Buy Kaiser Chiefs Tickets

31 Jan 2015 Echo Arena Liverpool

Tickets not currently available.

Buy Kaiser Chiefs Tickets
from £49

02 Feb 2015 Caird Hall Dundee

Tickets not currently available.

Buy Kaiser Chiefs Tickets
from £59

More Tickets

Featured Videos
Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Most Read News
Popular This Week
Inside NME.COM
On NME.COM Today