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The BBC
BBC
RADIO 2 ELECTRIC PROMS (formerly the BBC
BBC
ELECTRIC PROMS) was an October music festival in London run by the BBC
BBC
for five years, 2006–2010. On 31 January 2011, the BBC
BBC
announced that the event would be discontinued with immediate effect due to financial cutbacks.

The name was taken from The Proms
The Proms
, a classical music festival running since 1895, and borrowed a few traditions from its counterpart such as the final night culminating in an interpretation of "Land of Hope and Glory ". The musical performances at the festival typically involved Indie rock
Indie rock
bands incorporating instruments outside of their usual arrangement, most commonly in the form of collaborations with the BBC
BBC
Concert Orchestra .

Primarily the festival's headline acts played at The Roundhouse
The Roundhouse
in Camden but events, which included a programme of film, were not limited to this venue. For example, acoustic events took place at Cecil Sharp House
Cecil Sharp House
. In 2008 in acknowledgement of its status as European Capital of Culture
European Capital of Culture
, events were staged in both Liverpool
Liverpool
and London.

In Australia, this program started airing on ABC2
ABC2
from 1 May 2009 with episodes in a scattered order.

CONTENTS

* 1 2010 line-up

* 1.1 28 October * 1.2 29 October * 1.3 30 October

* 2 2009 line-up

* 2.1 20 October * 2.2 21 October * 2.3 22 October * 2.4 23 October * 2.5 24 October

* 3 2008 line-up

* 3.1 22 October * 3.2 23 October * 3.3 24 October * 3.4 25 October * 3.5 26 October

* 4 2007 line-up

* 4.1 24 October * 4.2 25 October * 4.3 26 October * 4.4 27 October * 4.5 28 October

* 5 2006 line-up * 6 See also * 7 References * 8 External links

2010 LINE-UP

The 2010 event (now rebranded as the BBC
BBC
Radio 2 Electric Proms) took place solely in The Roundhouse
The Roundhouse
and ran from Thursday 28 October to Saturday 30 October. The entire event catered to the Radio 2 audience, whereas previously the Electric Proms events featured the involvement of all four of the BBC's national popular music stations.

There were three acts, which were announced by Chris Evans on BBC Radio 2.

28 OCTOBER

Elton John
Elton John
(collaborators – Leon Russell
Leon Russell
, Plan B , Rumer )

29 OCTOBER

Robert Plant
Robert Plant
(collaborators – Band of Joy , London Oriana Choir )

30 OCTOBER

Neil Diamond
Neil Diamond
with Lulu and Amy MacDonald

2009 LINE-UP

The 2009 event takes place solely in The Roundhouse
The Roundhouse
and runs from Tuesday 20 October to Saturday 24 October.

20 OCTOBER

Robbie Williams
Robbie Williams
(Musical Director – Trevor Horn
Trevor Horn
)

21 OCTOBER

Dizzee Rascal
Dizzee Rascal
With The Young Punx and The Heritage Orchestra . (Musical Director – Hal Ritson )

BBC
BBC
Radio 1Xtra After Party (Studio Theatre)

22 OCTOBER

London:Doves with the London Bulgarian Choir and arrangements by Avshalom Caspi; Magazine

Manchester: Florence + the Machine
Florence + the Machine
; Metronomy
Metronomy

23 OCTOBER

Shirley Bassey
Shirley Bassey
with the BBC
BBC
Concert Orchestra ; Richard Hawley

24 OCTOBER

Roundhouse: Smokey Robinson
Smokey Robinson
and his band with the BBC
BBC
Concert Orchestra

2008 LINE-UP

22 OCTOBER

London: Burt Bacharach
Burt Bacharach
with the BBC
BBC
Concert Orchestra ; XX Teens ; Wild Beasts ; Africa Express ; Goldfrapp
Goldfrapp

Liverpool: Tony Christie
Tony Christie

23 OCTOBER

London: The Streets
The Streets
; Santogold ; Keane ; Maddy Prior
Maddy Prior

Liverpool: BBC
BBC
Merseyside Peel Night – Milanese; Rolo Tomassi
Rolo Tomassi
; 2 Hot 2 Sweat

24 OCTOBER

London: Nitin Sawhney and the London Undersound Orchestra

Liverpool: The Last Shadow Puppets ; Stephen Fretwell
Stephen Fretwell
; BBC Merseyside event with Steve Lamacq

25 OCTOBER

London: Saturday Night Fever
Saturday Night Fever
curated by Robin Gibb
Robin Gibb
, with special guests Ronan Keating , Stephen Gately
Stephen Gately
, Sam Sparro
Sam Sparro
, Sharleen Spiteri , Gabriella Cilmi
Gabriella Cilmi
and Bryn Christopher ; Justice
Justice
, Coldcut
Coldcut
via The Radiophonic Workshop ; Red Light Company ; Fox Cubs ; Micachu

Liverpool: Razorlight
Razorlight
; Kitty Daisy and Lewis ; Thomas Tantrum ; Esser

26 OCTOBER

London: Oasis with the Crouch End Festival Chorus ; Glasvegas
Glasvegas
; Lowkey
Lowkey
; BBC
BBC
Introducing – Pete and the Pirates ; General Fiasco ; Pull in Emergency ; Chew Lips

Liverpool: Wave Machines
Wave Machines
; The Maybes? ; Candie and Howard ; Elliott Payne

2007 LINE-UP

24 OCTOBER

Mark Ronson
Mark Ronson
and the BBC
BBC
Concert Orchestra (with guests Daniel Merriweather , Charlie Waller , Candie Payne
Candie Payne
, Wale , Ricky Wilson , Sean Lennon and others); The Coral
The Coral
; Editors ; Blanche ; Charlie Louvin ; Sigur Rós ; Siouxsie Sioux
Siouxsie Sioux
; Agaskodo Teliverek ; Daft Punk\'s Electroma ; The Beatles\' Help! ; Radio Luxembourg

25 OCTOBER

Paul McCartney
Paul McCartney
; Soil Hadouken! ; The Enemy ; The Chemical Brothers
The Chemical Brothers
; Justice
Justice
; Tribute to Lal Waterson

26 OCTOBER

Kaiser Chiefs
Kaiser Chiefs
via David Arnold ; Reverend and The Makers
Reverend and The Makers
; New Cassettes ; Cold War Kids
Cold War Kids
; The Metros ; Daler Mehndi and The Wolfmen ; Bishi ; Basquiat Strings with Seb Rochford, Ellery Eskelin and Simon H Fell

27 OCTOBER

Bloc Party
Bloc Party
in The Roundhouse
The Roundhouse
Main Space; Kano Presents London Town ; Ghetto ; Maps

28 OCTOBER

Ray Davies
Ray Davies
and Friends; Duke Special ; Ben Westbeech ; Estelle ; The Flaming Lips ; Sam Isaac

2006 LINE-UP

Paul Weller with Amy Winehouse
Amy Winehouse
and others; Guillemots ; Kasabian
Kasabian
; The Magic Numbers
The Magic Numbers
; Jamiroquai
Jamiroquai
; The Young Knives ; Klaxons
Klaxons
; The Good, the Bad and the Queen ; James Brown
James Brown
with the Sugababes
Sugababes
, Max Beesley and the London Community Gospel Choir ; Jamie T
Jamie T
; The Raconteurs ; The Horrors ; The View ; The Zutons
The Zutons
; Jet ; The Who
The Who
; Spencer McGarry Season ; Friends of the Bride ; Genod Droog .

SEE ALSO

* BBC
BBC
portal

* The Proms
The Proms
* List of music festivals in the United Kingdom

REFERENCES

* ^ "Statement on the BBC
BBC
Electric Proms". BBC
BBC
Press release. Archived from the original on 2 February 2011. Retrieved 31 January 2011. * ^ Knox, David (16 April 2009). "Airdate: BBC
BBC
Electric Proms". tvtonight.com.au. Retrieved 4 October 2010. * ^ "News". Rumer.co.uk. Archived from the original on 8 September 2012. Retrieved 2014-06-06. * ^ " BBC
BBC
- Electric Proms 2007 - Mark Ronson
Mark Ronson
and special guests with the BBC
BBC
Concert Orchestra".

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