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Smokey Robinson and Doves for 2009 Electric Proms!

Smokey Robinson and Doves for 2009 Electric Proms!

Smokey Robinson, Doves and Dizzee Rascal are the first headliner's announced for the fourth annual BBC Electric Proms, which takes place at Camden's Roundhouse venue from October 20 - 24.

Soul legend Smokey Robinson will be backed by the BBC Concert Orchestra on Saturday October 24, performing tracks from throughout his career, celebrating 50 years of Motown Records.

Doves will perform their live show on October 22 with the London Bulgarian Choir, with help from choral arranger Avshalom Caspi, whilst Dizzee Rascal will be accompanied by a 16-piece string section from the Orchestra.

More acts to be revealed for the festival, but tickets for these first announced shows go on sale on September 16 at bbc.co.uk/electricproms.

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