Amazing: Young Harrogate band playlisted by Radio 1

AMP Awards winners Summer City from Ripon Grammar School.

AMP Awards winners Summer City from Ripon Grammar School.

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Ripon band Summer City, who won Harorgate’s AMP Awards in 2010 while at Ripon Grammar School, have been playlisted by BBC Radio 1.

Based in Harrogate and Ripon , the young indie band have just been playlisted onto Radio 1 as the country’s BBCc Introducing track of the week for the week beginning October 15.

Band member Ben Reynard said the track would be played throughout the week on the majority of shows including Fearne Cotton, Scott Mills and Greg James.

An excited Ben said: “This is something that does not happen to small unsigned bands like us!!”