Muse, Foals and The Libertines lead line-up for Radio 1’s Live Lounge Month

Florence + The Machine, Disclosure, The Vaccines and The Weeknd will also perform live throughout September

The Libertines, Muse and Foals are among the artists who will perform live on Radio 1 during September as part of the BBC station’s Live Lounge Month.

The month long event will see 30 Live Lounges take place across 30 days, starting with Hozier on September 1. There will also be ‘Live Lounge Special’ days featuring Muse (September 11) and Florence + The Machine (September 28).

Other big name artists who will be involved in the month long takeover will be The Vaccines, Wolf Alice, Slaves, FKA Twigs, Disclosure, Chvrches, The Weeknd and Ellie Goulding.

With a view to covering new artists, as well as household names, bands including Borns, Nothing But Thieves, Coasts and Jack Garratt will also appear across the month.


Radio 1 host Clara Amfo, who will host the weekday Live Lounges, said: “Since starting this slot on Radio 1, The Live Lounge month is something that I’ve been looking forward to. There’s a really strong mix of artists coming in throughout September and I can’t wait to enjoy their performances alongside the listeners.”

Alice Levine will host the weekend Live Lounges during her afternoon show.

Meanwhile, Radio 1’s Head of Music George Ergatoudis added: “I’m incredibly excited about this year’s Live Lounge Month line-up. It’s basically an incredible festival line-up spread over 30 days with the potential for some truly extraordinary performances. I can’t wait!”

Radio 1 Live Lounges:

Hozier (September 1)
Foals (2)
Jess Glynne (3)
James Bay (4)
Sigala (5)
The Vaccines (6)
Wolf Alice (7)
Slaves (8)
Demi Lovato (9)
FKA Twigs (10)
Muse (11)
Gabrielle Aplin (12)
Nero (13)
The Libertines (14)
Rhodes & Birdy (15)
Disclosure + Sam Smith (16)
Carly Rae Jepsen (17)
Rudimental (18)
Charlie Puth (19)
Borns (20)
Coasts (21)
Naughty Boy feat. Arrow Benjamin (22)
Chvrches (23)
Nothing But Thieves (24)
Selena Gomez (25)
Jack Garratt (26)
Ellie Goulding (27)
Florence & The Machine (28)
John Newman (29)
The Weeknd (30)