Radio 1’s Big Weekend line-up announced


The line-up for BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend in Derry/Londonderry has been announced.

Set to take place over three days later this month – from May 24 to May 26 – Calvin Harris, Biffy Clyro (above) and Bruno Mars will headline the festival, set to take place in Ebrington Square. Two Door Cinema Club, Vampire Weekend, Kendrick Lamar, Everything Everything, Frightened Rabbit and alt-J are also amongst the extensive, six-stage line-up.

Check out the full line-up below. Tickets for the festival have been allocated.

Friday, May 24

Main Stage

Calvin Harris
Chase and Status
Dizzee Rascal
Rudimental Live
Pete Tong
B Traits
Zane Lowe
Danny Howard
Toddla T

1Xtra Arena/In New Music We Trust Stage

Rita Ora
A$AP Rocky
J. Cole
Maverick Sabre
Katy B
Angel Haze

Saturday, May 25

Main Stage

Biffy Clyro
The Vaccines
Two Door Cinema Club
Ellie Goulding
Conor Maynard
The Saturdays

1Xtra Arena/In New Music We Trust Stage

DJ Fresh
Kendrick Lamar
Bring Me the Horizon
The 1975
Iggy Azalea
Laura Mvula
Frightened Rabbit

Sunday, May 26

Main Stage

Bruno Mars
Thirty Seconds to Mars
The Script
Olly Murs
Jake Bugg
Wretch 32
Little Mix

1Xtra Arena/In New Music We Trust Stage

Vampire Weekend
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Everything Everything
Jessie Ware
Miles Kane
We Are The Ocean

For more information about the festival, check out the official Radio 1’s Big Weekend website.

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