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BBC Radio 1 Launching 24-Hour Dance Channel

The 24-hour dance channel will launch on BBC Sounds next month.
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BBC Radio 1 is launching a 24 hours dance station next month. Radio 1 Dance will stream on BBC Sounds starting October 9 at 6pm BST.

The station will change depending on the day of the week. Monday to Thursday, Pete Tong will have the 4-6pm slot, with a playback of Essential mixes from 7 to 9pm. Renee La Vice’s drum and bass show will follow from 9-11 and the residencies will air from 11pm to 1am. They say a mix of “current, future and classic hits” will make up the rest of the air time.

Friday night will have Annie Mac’s Dance Party from 6-8pm, Danny Howard from 8-10 and then Pete Tong until midnight. Another Essential Mix will go until 2am.

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Saturday will have even more party vibes throughout the day and into the night with MistaJam, Danny Howard, Essential Mix and Diplo & Friends. Sunday will be more laid back and chilled.

See all of the details here.

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