BBC Radio 2 presenter Jo Whiley has announced on her show that a-ha will perform a live In Concert for Radio 2 at the BBC Radio Theatre in Central London on Thursday 24 March, 8pm. Listen to the announcement and an interview with Magne by phone from Riga here (about 32:00 into the program).
Jeff Smith, Head of Music BBC Radio 2 and 6 Music, said:
“a-ha have always been a favourite of Radio 2 listeners and we are hugely excited to be able to confirm them for our latest In Concert performance. With our unrivaled Red Button TV coverage, audiences at home will also be able to be part of the atmosphere of this spectacular evening of music and watch the band as they perform some of their biggest hits!”
Presented by Jo Whiley, a-ha In Concert will be live on BBC Radio 2 and also via BBC Red Button and at bbc.co.uk/radio2.
Earlier in the day, listeners will be able to hear two exclusive tracks from a-ha’s sound check in the BBC Radio Theatre on Ken Bruce’s Radio 2 show at 11am, plus an interview ahead of the evening’s performance on Simon Mayo’s Drivetime Show (5-7pm). The band will also join Jo Whiley for an exclusive ‘Ask a-ha’ video Q&A from the stage.
Tickets for the event can be applied for now at bbc.co.uk/radio2.
The concert will also be broadcast live:
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There will also be a Golden Ticket giveaway opportunity on Chris Evans’ Breakfast Show on Wednesday 23 March (6.30-9.30am), with Chris doing a live call back to the winner during his show the following day. For full Terms and Conditions go to bbc.co.uk/radio2.
a-ha will join Jo Whiley for an Q&A from the stage of the BBC Radio at 5.45pm and you can watch live at bbc.co.uk/radio2
Your questions are needed, so send them to:
Text: 88291 (Please start your text with AHA)
Use the hashtag: #R2Aha
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