Yungblud to perform live in Doncaster for BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge
Doncaster music sensation Yungblud will perform an exclusive BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge session from his home city tomorrow.
The rocker, whose real name is Dominic Harrison, will appear as part of Radio 1’s Live Lounge Month 2023.
It will be the first time ever that a Radio 1 Live Lounge has taken place in the South Yorkshire City.
Yungblud will perform one of his own songs and a surprise cover as well as an extended session for Live Lounge Extra which will broadcast at 6pm on Radio 1’s Future Sounds with Clara Amfo.
He said: “I’m so excited to be playing Radio 1 Live Lounge in my hometown in a place that has been so integral to my discovery of music. I played my first gigs around here. It just feels right. Never forget where you came from. I’m so excited!”
Radio 1's Live Lounge attracts some of the biggest artists on the planet, with alumni including Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande and Jay Z.
Past Live Lounge tracks from Miley Cyrus, 30 Seconds To Mars, Dua Lipa and Bruno Mars have attracted over 50 million views each on Radio 1's YouTube channel.
This year’s line-up includes:
- Monday 2 October – Olivia Rodrigo
- Tuesday 3 October – Troye Sivan
- Wednesday 4 October – Jorja Smith
- Thursday 5 October – Madison Beer
- Monday 9 October – Declan McKenna
- Tuesday 10 October – Leigh-Anne
- Wednesday 11 October – Royal Blood
- Thursday 12 October – Lauv
- Monday 16 October – Sampha
- Tuesday 17 October – Holly Humberstone
- Wednesday 18 October – YUNGBLUD
- Thursday 19 October – Becky Hill
- Monday 23 October – Usher
- Tuesday 24 October – Olivia Dean
- Wednesday 25 October – Jax Jones
- Thursday 26 October – Doja Cat
All performances from Live Lounge Month can be heard live on Radio 1 and BBC Sounds, and will be available to watch on demand on Radio 1’s BBC iPlayer and YouTube channels.