Radio One announces Big Weekend line-up

Mumford & Sons
Mumford & Sons

Mumford and Sons, Bastille, Meghan Trainor and Biffy Clyro are among the acts confirmed for Radio One’s Big Weekend, which takes place in May in Exeter.

The announcement was made by DJ Scott Mills on Radio 1’s Breakfast Show at 8am.

50,000 music fans are expected to attend the two day festival on May 28 and 29 where Chase and Status, Bring Me The Horizon, Craig David, Ellie Goulding, The 1975 and Jake Bugg are also slated to appear.

The BBC will also be offering 16-19 year-olds the chance to attend an ‘academy’ in the run-up to the event designed to inspire teenagers to take the next step into their creative careers.

The full lineup for the full two days of live music is as follows:

Saturday - Main Stage:

Mumford and Sons

Bastille

Chase & Status

Jake Bugg

Nick Jonas

Meghan Trainor

Tom Odell

Sigma

Saturday - In New Music We Trust stage:

Bring Me the Horizon

Craig David

Sunday - Main Stage:

One Republic

Years and Years

The Weeknd

Coldplay

Ellie Goulding

The 1975

Catfish and The Bottleman

Kygo

Iggy Azalea

Sunday - In New Music We Trust stage:

Biffy Clyro