Hull Chosen to Host BBC Radio Ones Big Weekend

BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend is set to be one of the musical highlights of Hull UK City of Culture 2017 when it comes to Burton Constable in East Yorkshire on 27 and 28 May.

BBC Radio 1 Breakfast Show host Nick Grimshaw this morning announced that Kings of LeonLittle Mix and Stormzy will perform at Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2017 which it’s been revealed will be held in Hull on 27th and 28th May

It is expected to attract tens of thousands of music fans to Burton Constable, which has been the home of the Chichester-Constable family for over 700 years. The fine building and surrounding parkland, which is a already popular visitor destination, will provide an impressive backdrop to one of the country’s biggest music events.

Kings of Leon say: “Looking forward to seeing you in Hull for Radio 1’s Big Weekend at the end of the May. Huge thanks to Radio 1 for leading the charge in helping us get our music to our fans, its going to be a great show, can’t wait!”

Nick Grimshaw says: “I’m super excited for Big Weekend as it kicks off festival season and always has a mega line-up of the best live music. Roll on May – I can’t wait to party in Hull alongside Kings of Leon, Little Mix, Stormzy and loads more!”

Ben Cooper, Controller, Radio 1 says: “Listen to Radio 1, and search on your phone, to find out how you could join the young people of Hull enjoying the biggest pop stars, playing the best new music, from the UK and around the world.”

Radio 1’s Big Weekend will be broadcast live on Radio 1, streamed in vision at bbc.co.uk/radio1. All performances will be available to watch live and on demand on Radio 1’s BBC iPlayer channel (bbc.co.uk/tv/radio1).


Info source: http://www.hull2017.co.uk

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