Post Music - Interview: Steve Lamacq

To coincide with Independent Venue Week, BBC 6 Music DJ Steve Lamacq is to broadcast his show from the Brudenell Social Club in Leeds on January 23.

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Steve Lamacq is to broadcast his BBC 6 Music show from the Brudenell Social Club, Leeds: Dean Chalkley/BBC

Music interview: Steve Lamacq of BBC 6 Music to broadcast from Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

“I love going on tour with bands, which is something I’ve done ever since I was a fanzine writer,” says BBC 6 Music DJ Steve Lamacq, by way of introduction to the series of broadcasts he’s about to do across the country to mark Independent Venue Week.

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