REVEALED - The line-up of 'hottest acts' set to perform at Coventry's Radio 1 Big Weekend - The Coventry Observer

16th Aug, 2022

REVEALED - The line-up of 'hottest acts' set to perform at Coventry's Radio 1 Big Weekend

Ashleigh Osborne 14th Mar, 2022 Updated: 14th Mar, 2022

THE LINE-UP for the Radio 1 Big Weekend at Coventry’s War Memorial Park has been announced with 80,000 music fans expected to attend the three day flagship.

The acts announced today for the extravaganza between May 27 and 29 include Ed Sheeran, Calvin Harris and Anne-Marie.

Tickets go on sale at 8.30am this Friday, March 18.

For the Saturday and Sunday, tickets will be £21.50 (plus a £4.50 booking fee per ticket) and Friday tickets will cost £12.50 (plus a £2.50 booking fee per ticket).

Ed Sheeran said: “I can’t wait to kick off festival season and perform in front of a live audience at Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2022 in Coventry. See you all there!”

Aled Haydn Jones, head of the station, said: “We are kicking off the UK’s festival season in true Radio 1 style with an incredible line-up of acts already on the bill, and more exciting names to be revealed this week.

“We can’t wait to bring our flagship live music event to Coventry for 2022.”

Tickets will be geographically weighted with a percentage available to each of the local areas.

Residents living in the Coventry City Council area will have 60 percent of tickets reserved, 25 percent of tickets will be reserved for those living in surrounding areas including the remaining Coventry postcodes, Birmingham postcodes and selected Leicester postcodes, whilst the remaining 15 percent of tickets will be available for the rest of the UK.

For more information, please go to https://www.bbc.co.uk/backstage/bigweekend/

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