BBC 6 Music Turns Ten Today

Throughout the month of March, BBC Radio 6 Music are celebrating ten years of broadcasting and in true 6 Music style, they're throwing parties and live performances for your viewing and listening pleasure!

In the following animated video, Steve Lamacq narrates the history of 6 Music, exploring the eclectic musical connections that bring the extended 6 Music family together.

From Monday the 12th to the 16th of March, the historic venue, Maida Vale, will play host to Lauren laverne's radio show and will feature live performances from some of the station’s most-loved bands, including SBTRKT, Paul Weller, De La Soul, Spiritualized and Orbital. You'll be able to watch Lauren's Maida Vale sessions live, including exclusive tracks, from midday each day, on 6 Music's website.

Happy Birthday 6 Music!