Mumford & Sons will headline the first day of BBC Radio 1's annual free Big Weekend which will take place in Exeter's Powderham Castle on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th May 2016.
The previously announced Sunday headliner is Coldplay. Also confirmed for the first day are Catfish & The Bottlemen, Bastille, Jess Glynne, Sigma, Nick Jonas, Meghan Trainor, Iggy Azalea, Kygo, OneRepublic, and The Weeknd.
Sunday's line-up additions include Biffy Clyro, The Last Shadow Puppets, Tame Impala, Chvrches, Fetty Wap, Flume, Stormzy, Twenty One Pilots, Alessia Cara, Alesso, Jack Garratt, Panic At The Disco, Skepta, and Wolf Alice.
The first acts announced were The 1975, Jake Bugg, Ellie Goulding, Chase & Status, Bring Me The Horizon, and Craig David's TS5.
For the line-up details, day and stage splits, as available see the Big Weekend line-up page.
Radio 1’s Big Weekend is now in its 13th year and will be produced in partnership with Exeter City and Teignbridge District Councils. The annual festival travels to areas of the UK that don’t typically host large-scale music events of this kind. For the fifth year running, in the lead-up to Big Weekend, Radio 1 and BBC Learning will produce Radio 1’s Academy, which aims to inspire local 16-19-year-olds to take the next step in creative careers. Radio 1’s Academy will include a series of special events, local engagement and face-to-face activity in the area, which begins in April and culminates in May with a week of radio shows, gigs, masterclasses and Q&As.
Tickets for the FREE event were all snapped up in under an hour when they went on sale earlier this month.
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