Radio 1′s Big Weekend is back!

January 31, 2013

Posted by
Jane

There was BIG News this morning in Derry-Londonderry! Nick Grimshaw’s Breakfast Show broadcast live from the 2013 UK City of Culture revealing that the Walled City would be the destination for the 2013 Radio 1 Big Weekend!

The event will take place in Ebrington Square and is FREE to attend. The LegenDerry Line-up features pop superstar Olly Murs & our very our favourite boys from Bangor Two Door Cinema Club – who joined Grimmy live this morning in Derry-Londonderry. The last Big Weekend took place in Derry-Londonderry in 2004 & the 2013 Big Weekend promises to be even bigger & better! Headline artists and full line-up will be announced live on Radio 1 in the coming months.

Radio 1′s Big Weekend will take place in May for 3 days of massive live music kickstarting a Legenderry summer in the city! The extravaganza will kick off on Friday 24th May, where there will be a day focused on Dance music and BBC Radio 1Xtra plus the usual two huge days of big name acts and fresh new music on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th May.

Radio 1′s Big Weekend will be broadcasting live on Radio 1, BBC Radio 1Xtra and streamed on www.bbc.co.uk/radio1 from Ebrington Square and The Venue 2013. It will also be broadcast live on BBC Three with highlights from all of the acts across three huge days of music.

Ticket details will be announced in the coming months, stay tuned to @discoverni & facebook/discoverni for updates. For more information go to:www.bbc.co.uk/events

And there’s more great gigs taking place in the 2013 City of Culture, David Holmes & Primal Scream play 19th March ahead of the Radio 1 Big Weekend. For more info on the Legenderry events taking place in the city go to: www.cityofculture2013.com/

 

 

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