BBC 6 Music Festival announces 2015's acts

Interpol, The War On Drugs, Sleater Kinney, Villagers, Maximo Park and Hot Chip are some of the first names to be announced for the BBC 6 Music Festival 2015. After a great first year in 2014 in Manchester's Victoria Warehouse, this year's returning event will take place across various venues on both sides of the river in Newcastle and Tyneside from 20th to the 22nd of February.

Other bands and acts announced are Ghost Poet, The Fall, Jungle, Mercury winners Young Fathers, Jon Hopkins, Hot Chip and Neneh Cherry.