BBC Radio 1 DJs coming to Hatfield for student tour
PUBLISHED: 20:05 23 October 2011 | UPDATED: 08:06 24 October 2011
BBC Radio 1 stars Fearne Cotton and Zane Lowe will be hitting the airwaves from Hatfield next week.
The DJs will be visiting the University of Hertfordshire on Tuesday as BBC Radio 1’s Student Tour returns for its second year.
Fearne and Zane will be broadcasting their weekday shows live from four university towns – Aberdeen, Hatfield, Leicester and Norwich – from tomorrow (Monday).
Each day in her 10am-12.45pm show, Fearne will be immersing herself in student life.
While in Hatfield on Tuesday, she will meet up with chart-topping Stay Awake and Changed The Way You Kiss Me singer Example, inviting him to perform a special session for Radio 1’s Live Lounge ahead of his concert at the Forum Hertfordshire that evening.
Fearne’s show will also feature an audience of students and will be filmed for live broadcast on www.bbc.co.uk/radio1
Then, in the evening during his 7pm to 9pm show, Zane Lowe will join Example on tour with live sets and interviews from his sold-out headline gig at the Forum, in College Lane, plus his support Flux Pavilion.
Noah & The Whale, Kasabian and Coldplay will appear at the other universities during the week.
On hitting the road again, Fearne said: “After last year’s student tour I’m so looking forward to our second adventure.
“Hitting up four different unis again with huge bands and artists is so exciting.
“I’m looking forward to meeting the students of each uni and bringing them some great music.
“Having an on-air alliance with Zane’s show is gonna be a lot of fun again too, as we had such a laugh last time. Students get ready, we are on our way!”
Zane added: “Last year’s student tour was one of the highlights of my year and I’m excited to get back out on the road.
“On my radio show we thrive on the opportunity to broadcast great bands and this year’s line-up will give us the chance to showcase some of the most incredible artists around right now.”
* For information on tickets for the Student Tour concerts go to www.bbc.co.uk/radio1
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