TEARS for Fears have been added to the line-up as ticket’s go on sale today for the BBC’s Biggest Weekend taking place in Coventry.
The event will take place on the May Bank Holiday, May 27 and 28.
Tears for Fears are a 1980s chart topping duo whose hits include ‘Mad World’, ‘Everybody Wants to Rule the World’ and ‘Change’.
There will also be performances from Paloma Faith, UB40, Jamie Cullum, Billy Ocean and Snow Patrol.
With a combination of household names and home-grown talent, the concert will also be a celebration of Coventry’s musical diversity and newly acquired status as UK City of Culture.
BBC Radio 2 will be covering the Sunday, with BBC Radio 3 broadcasting on Monday.
With over 175,000 tickets available to the public, The Biggest Weekend will be the BBC’s ‘biggest ever’ celebration of music.
Councillor Abdul Khan, deputy leader and cabinet member responsible for events, said: “I’m delighted to hear more great names being announced for The Biggest Weekend in Coventry.
“Coventry already has an excellent reputation for hosting high profile artists in the city and now we have confirmation of more national acts being added to the bill which will add to the excitement.
“I’m sure the latest line-up – with Sunday’s headliner and more names still to be announced – will make the May Bank Holiday event even more exciting for the people of Coventry.”
Tickets are priced at £18 plus £4.50 booking fee.
For more information go to www.bbc.co.uk/biggestweekend