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BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend line-up confirmed

Biffy Clyro, Paramore and The Vaccines are among the bands confirmed the play the event.
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Biffy Clyro, Calvin Harris and Bruno Mars are among the acts announced to play this year's BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend.

The annual event will take place in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, over the May 24th and May 26th weekend with a host a top name acts taking to the stage during the three days.

Calvin Harris will headline Friday night with support coming from the likes of Chase and Status, Dizzee Rascal and Rita Ora. Rudimental, Katy B and AlunaGeorge are among other acts performing on the day.

Saturday sees a bill topping appearance from Scottish rockers Biffy Clyro with The Vaccines and Two Door Cinema Club also playing while Bruno Mars will headline Sunday evening with Paramore and Thirty Seconds of Mars supporting.

We Are The Ocean, playing on the Sunday, recently announced that they would be cancelling their show at Slam Dunk South to play the Big Weekend.

In a statement on their Facebook page, the band said: "When something as huge as Radio 1's Big Weekend comes calling, we felt as a band we could not say no to it - Radio 1 have been massively supportive to us over the last couple of years, and we felt this was an invitation we really couldn't turn down."

Posted by LB.ADNFCR-2133-ID-801581815-ADNFCR Posted on 7 May 2013 14:27 to category : Band / Celebrity News

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