On this morning’s BBC Radio 1 Breakfast Show, Scott Mills announced the line-up for Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2015, taking place at Earlham Park, Norwich on 23 and 24 May – including Foo Fighters and Muse, who will headline the event.
Some of the hottest UK and international acts will join them to perform at Europe’s biggest free ticketed festival, which brings the whole nation together for one weekend of amazing live music.
Joining headliners Muse to perform on the Main Stage on Saturday 23 May, alongside the already announced Florence + The Machine, are 5 Seconds Of Summer, David Guetta, Ben Howard, The Vaccines, Fall Out Boy and Charli XCX.
Alongside Foo Fighters, who will headline the Main Stage on Sunday 24 May, and Taylor Swift who has already been announced, Sam Smith, Rita Ora, George Ezra, Clean Bandit, Olly Murs and Imagine Dragons will also perform.
Snoop Dogg, Rudimental, Jess Glynne, Hozier, Years & Years, Ella Eyre, Slaves, Mallory Knox and Circa Waves will all perform on Saturday 23 May on the event’s In New Music We Trust Stage.
On Sunday 24 May, the In New Music We Trust Stage will host performances from Jamie T, Alt-J, Sigma, Catfish & The Bottlemen, Jungle, James Bay, SOAK, Raury and Lower Than Atlantis.
Ben Cooper, Controller, Radio 1 and 1Xtra says: “Radio 1’s Big Weekend will be fantastic – great music, great fun and a great location.”
The line-up for the BBC Introducing Stage will be announced in Huw Stephens’ show.
50,000 tickets for Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2015 were snapped up last month in 40 minutes, and as with previous years, the majority of tickets were reserved for those living in Norwich and the surrounding areas.
Radio 1’s Big Weekend will be broadcast live on Radio 1, Radio 1Xtra and streamed in vision at Radio 1 website.