PBS has dropped its huge 2020 Drive Live program

PBS has dropped its huge 2020 Drive Live program

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Returning for its tenth year running, PBS 106.7FM’s live-to-air performance series is almost here.

Marking one decade since its inaugural free series of in-studio performances, local community radio favourites PBS 106.7FM have revealed a cracking program for this year’s edition of Drive Live.

Originally titled Live Music Week, Drive Live quickly became a staple of Melbourne music lovers’ calendars before being reimagined as Drive Live in 2011. The annual program sees PBS handpick a selection of local bands and artists to take over Studio 5 to show listeners and a small audience what they’ve got.

The past nine years of Drive Live have delivered performances from the likes of Courtney Barnett, Tropical Fuck Storm, Amyl and The Sniffers, Kaiit, and King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, garnering the station a reputation for nabbing local talent on the precipice of international success.

Drive Live will see three acts performing daily for an intimate studio audience and live-to-air broadcast from 5pm – 7pm across the first week of February. Anyone is welcome to head along to the PBS studio to watch the performances go down, though spots are limited and booking your spot is essential.

Check out the full Drive Live 2020 lineup below:

Monday February 3 (Headhunters)

Sleep D
Danika Smith with choir
Big Yawn

Tuesday February 4 (Firewater)

Angie McMahon

Wednesday February 5 (The Afterglow)

Coda Chroma
Grace Cummings

Thursday February 6 (Fang It!)

Spiral Perm
Baby 8

Friday February 7 (Stone Love)

Surprise Chef

Drive Live 2020 is happening from Monday February 3 – Friday February 7. To join the studio audience, RSVP here. Otherwise, tune in at PBS 106.7FM. 

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