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Arctic Monkeys have kicked off this year's BBC Radio 1 Big Weekend in Carlisle with a surprise appearance. Billed as special guests the Sheffield foursome opened the event's main stage with a 45-minute set. Opening with The View From. Only the previous day Nicky hosted a phone-in about burglary on his show which has just won a Sony Award for best morning programme, beating Radio 1 and 2 rivals Chris Moyles and Chris Evans. Unsigned talent champions BBC Introducing staged the event at The Brickyard, in Carlisle, to give local bands and venues the chance to shine before the star-studded main event on Saturday and Sunday. Around 300 people, including Radio 1. More than 35million of these people tuned into the BBC per week in the three month period, which saw Radio 4 and Radio 1 get record ratings. This increase is being driven in part by the growing use of the internet to listen to the radio.. Singer-songwriter Julie Matthews wrote a song about the events called the Cursing Stone, but when she was due to perform on BBC Radio Cumbria frightened listeners rang in begging for the song not to be performed. She said: I was utterly amazed that. If you're new here subscribe to our RSS feed, and help us spread the word by sharing this article. You can also join us on Facebook for updates. Thanks for visiting! larry j: Well its sound like a sound line up . And I figured that DC was going to get. BBC crews drove buggies allowing them to travel quickly from one side of the site to the other. Speaking form the main stage, as sound engineers checked equipment and fiddled with massive control panels ready for the performances, Radio 1's editor of. Birmingham's BRMB (96.4) raised a record $671000 in one day to benefit a local children's hospital. You can check out their website for pics here. SCOTLAND: The latest RAJAR report says BBC Radio Scotland has surpassed one-million listeners each. But the line-up now includes a dubstep symphony for Radio 1's Zane Lowe, light music on Radio 2's Friday Night is Music Night, and a collaboration with electric guitarist Steve Mackey for 6 Music. The orchestra will also feature on Radio Manchester and. He battled it out with BBC Radio 1 DJ Kissy Sell Out the pair even gave a brief mixing performance before the motion this house believes classical music is irrelevant to today's youth was defeated by 365 votes to 57. Comedian and author Mr Fry.


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