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  • 03/28/2011

Mary Anne Hobbs to Host New Radio Show on XFM

It was late August of last year when beloved DJ and radio host Mary Anne Hobbs shared the news that she was resigning from her position at BBC Radio 1 to pursue an advisory job at the University of Sheffield, but less than a year later, the revered tastemaker has announced her return to the airwaves. Starting on July 9, Hobbs will once again take over her old broadcasting home, XFM, every Saturday night during primetime. The DJ says of her homecoming, "Every week I’ll be bringing future sounds and guest mixes from some of the most forward-thinking artists on earth. It’s going to be a no-holds-barred blitz of new music personally selected by me with a focus on pushing the frontiers and breaking new boundaries." Hobbs will start gearing up for her weekly spot on April 13 with intermittent broadcasts of so-called Audio Postcards from her festival stops and forthcoming American tour in April. You can check out the list of those upcoming dates below.

April 13th // Seattle WA // Decibel & Mary Anne Hobbs Present @ The Baltic Room #
April 15th // San Francisco CA // Mary Anne Hobbs & Friends @ 1015 with Kode9, Joy O, Roska and Terror Danjah
April 16th // Indio CA // Coachella #
April 20th // Los Angeles CA // Low End Theory @ The Airliner with Jamie XX
April 21st // New Orleans LA // The Service Company & Mary Anne Hobbs Present @ The Hookah with Gonja Sufi, Lorn & special Killer guest
April 22nd // Miami FL // The Vagabond #
April 24th // Boston MA // Together Festival @ Paradise with Lorn, Take & Mike Slott
April 25th // New York NY // Deep Space @ Cielo*
April 26th // Philadelphia PA // Saturn Never Sleeps @ Silk City*
April 27th // Toronto ON // Wrong Bar *
April 29th // Montreal QC // Club Lambi *

# w/ Gonja Sufi, Lorn, Take, and Strangeloop
* Solo

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