Ed Sheeran, Harry Styles and George Ezra among headliners of Radio 1's Big Weekend in Coventry - The Rugby Observer
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15th Aug, 2022

Ed Sheeran, Harry Styles and George Ezra among headliners of Radio 1's Big Weekend in Coventry

A WHOLE host of huge names will descend on Coventry’s Memorial Park for BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend.

The event will get under way on May 27 with performances on the Future Sounds Stage.

The main performers on Friday include electronic music duo Disclosure.

The main stage will be packed with some of music’s biggest names when it opens on Saturday, with Shape of You and A Team sensation Ed Sheeran will be among the headliners.

Superstar DJ Calvin Harris will also be perform on May 28, as will Anne Marie, best known for hit singles like ‘2002’ and ‘Ciao Adios’ as well as being a judge on The Voice UK.

On the ‘Future Sounds’ stage, YouTuber and boxer turned superstar rapper KSI will be the main attraction.

Sunday will see an even more packed line-up on the main stage, with former One Direction superstar Harry Styles headlining.

Since going solo, Harry has enjoyed success with hits such as ‘Watermelon Sugar’ and ‘As it Was’, and his second album ‘Fine Line’ was listed among Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.

George Ezra will be riding ‘Shotgun’ on Sunday’s main stage, with other notable performers including Lorde, most famous for ‘Royals’, and DJ Jax Jones.

Charli XCX will be making you go ‘Boom Clap’ on the Future Sounds stage in a bill which also contains Griff and Holly Humberstone.

As well as this, the BBC Radio Dance stage will be open throughout the weekend, with acts including Jaguar, Charlie Tee and Danny Howard.

The BBC Music Introducing Stage will be feature newcomers such as Crawlers and Willow Wayne.

On the Sunday, May 29, Coventry’s Pa Salieu and Japanese-British singer-songwriter Rina Sawayama will also join the star-studded line-up.

Saturday and Sunday tickets will cost £21.50 each plus a £4.50 booking fee.

Attending Friday will cost £12.50 plus a £2.50 booking fee.

Tickets to the concert will be reserved for residents living in the Coventry City Council area.

Visit www.bbc.co.uk/events/ebrp8g for more information including a full line-up and to book tickets.

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