More top bands confirmed for Radio 1’s Big Weekend Dundee

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Wet Leg, Zara Larsson, Nothing But Thieves, Becky Hill and Cat Burns are some of the hottest names joining the already stellar line-up for BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2023 in Dundee.

Big Weekend Dundee

Radio 1’s flagship live music event will host over 80,000 Radio 1 fans between 26 – 28 May with some of the biggest acts on the planet set to perform with The 1975, Lewis Capaldi, Self Esteem, Jess Glynne and Headie One amongst some of the acts already announced.

Full line-up for Sunday:

Main stage as announced by Greg James on Radio 1 Breakfast (in alphabetical order):

  • Anne-Marie
  • Becky Hill
  • Lewis Capaldi
  • Niall Horan
  • Nothing But Thieves
  • Wet Leg
  • Zara Larsson

With another big artist to be announced in the coming weeks.

Radio 1 Future Sounds stage as announced by Clara Amfo on Radio 1 Breakfast (in alphabetical order):

  • Arlo Parks
  • Ashnikko
  • Cassyette
  • Cat Burns
  • Georgia
  • Inhaler
  • RAYE
  • Sub Focus

On Sunday 28 May, Wet Leg and Lewis Capaldi will headline the Main Stage with Wet Leg opening and Lewis Capaldi closing.

Wet Leg said: “It feels like just yesterday that we nearly wet ourselves with fear before playing the Future Sounds stage, or maybe it was raining?

“Anyway, we’ll be in Dundee for the Big Weekend this year but this time on the Main Stage apparently. See you in Scotland dudes.”

Zara Larsson said: “I am so excited to be back at Radio 1’s Big Weekend. I have been touring and perfecting my show and can’t wait to see you guys out there!”

Saturday 27 May and Sunday 28 May tickets for Radio 1’s Big Weekend go on sale at 8.30am Friday 24 March and will cost £29 (plus a £4.50 booking fee per ticket).

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Big weekend: Top music talent confirmed so far for Dundee weekender.

Friday 26 May will be a special Dance line-up.

Friday tickets for Radio 1’s Big Weekend go on sale at 6.30pm Friday 31 March and will cost £18 (plus a £2.50 booking fee per ticket). For more information, please go to www.bbc.co.uk/events/ed8wxj.

Radio 1’s Big Weekend kicks off the UK’s festival season by bringing some of the biggest UK and international artists to cities that may not otherwise host such a large scale event, shining a light on the local area and providing a major boost to the local economy.

There is always a huge demand for tickets, with the festival selling out within minutes every year.

This year, the BBC is working closely with Dundee City Council to put on Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2023.

BBC Radio 1 will broadcast live from the festival site across the weekend, with performances and tracks available live and on demand across Radio 1’s iPlayer channel and BBC Sounds.

Tune into Radio 1 Breakfast from 8am on Wednesday 29 March where Greg James will be joined by Danny Howard to reveal which huge acts will be joining the bill and performing as part of Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2023 Friday night (26 May) Dance line-up.

Saturday 27 May line-up

Main stage as announced by Greg James on Radio 1 Breakfast (in alphabetical order):

  • ArrDee
  • Jess Glynne
  • Joel Corry
  • Jonas Brothers
  • Mimi Webb
  • The 1975
  • Thirty Seconds To Mars
  • Tom Grennan

Radio 1 Future Sounds stage as announced by Clara Amfo on Radio 1 Breakfast (in alphabetical order):

  • FLO
  • Headie One
  • Pale Waves
  • piri
  • Romy
  • Rudimental
  • Self Esteem
  • The Snuts