Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2017 line up announced!


Radio 1 have released the Big Weekend Hull 2017 line up.

BBC Radio 1 Breakfast Show host Nick Grimshaw this morning announced the line-up for BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend Hull 2017.

Nick revealed the artists confirmed this year’s artists include Rita Ora, The Chainsmokers, Lorde, Kasabian and Royal Blood.

The confirmed artists will join the line-up for the two-day event, which takes place at Burton Constable Hall on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 May.

Katy Perry was previously announced to headline the event alongside Little Mix, Kings Of Leon and Stormzy, in Hull for Radio 1’s annual flagship event.

Hosted by Radio 1 DJs, Radio 1’s Big Weekend is Europe’s largest free ticketed festival, and will be heading to Hull to coincide with the UK City of Culture celebrations for 2017.

Discussing her upcoming trip to Hull with Grimmy Katy told the Breakfast Show host that she’s looking forward to trying the area’s local delicacies, including chip spice, savoury patties and Yorkshire puddings.

The two have even planned a date to Hull’s Yorkshire pudding factory.

Katy Perry says: “Radio 1’s Big Weekend is always a blast and I’m so happy to be able to make it to Hull alongside the incredible line-up. Grimmy has told me all about Hull and we’ve already set up a date to the Yorkshire pudding factory!”

Full lineup below:

Main Stage Saturday

  • Biffy Clyro
  • Emeli Sandé
  • Galantis
  • Imagine Dragons
  • James Arthur
  • Kasabian
  • Katy Perry
  • Lorde
  • Zara Larsson

Where It Begins Stage Saturday

  • Haim
  • JP Cooper
  • Lana Del Rey
  • London Grammar
  • Plan B
  • Rag’n’Bone Man
  • The Amazons
  • Two Door Cinema Club
  • You Me At Six

Main Stage Sunday

  • Bastille
  • Clean Bandit
  • Kings Of Leon
  • Little Mix
  • Rita Ora
  • Sean Paul
  • Shawn Mendes
  • Stormzy
  • The Chainsmokers

Where It Begins Stage Sunday

  • Alt-J
  • Anne Marie
  • Blossoms
  • Christine And The Queens
  • Circa Waves
  • Dua Lipa
  • Mura Masa
  • Royal Blood
  • Twin Atlantic

Radio 1’s Big Weekend will be broadcast live on Radio 1, streamed in vision on there BBC Radio 1 website.

All performances will be available to watch live and on demand on Radio 1’s iPlayer channel.

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