Lewis Capaldi, Niall Horan and Wet Leg are among the award-winning artists set to play at Radio 1’s Big Weekend this year.

The music festival’s full line-up has now been revealed and tickets are already on sale for the May event.

Here’s how to get hold of them and who you can expect to see this year.

Who is playing the Radio 1 Big Weekend and where?

Radio 1 Breakfast Show host Greg James announced earlier this week that Lewis Capaldi, The 1975, Niall Horan and Anne-Marie would be among the acts to perform at Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2023 this year.

The event is being held at Camperdown Park in Dundee, Scotland this year with more than 80,000 music fans expected to attend the festival over the bank holiday weekend of 26-28 May.

Capaldi said he was “very excited” to be playing in Dundee for Big Weekend.

“I never managed to get tickets last time so I’m very excited to be able to come along and enjoy it as well as playing,” he said.

The 1975 revealed it would be their “first outdoor show of the year!”

SANTIAGO, CHILE - MARCH 19: Matty Healy of The 1975 performs during the closing day of Lollapalooza Chile 2023 at Parque Cerrillos on March 19, 2023 in Santiago, Chile. (Photo by Marcelo Hernandez/Getty Images)
The 1975 said the festival will be their first ‘outdoor show of the year’ (Photo: Marcelo Hernandez/Getty)

And Horan said he couldn’t wait to “kick off festival season at Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2023 in Dundee”.

Joining them on the main stage will be: Becky Hill, ArrDee, Jess Glynne, Joel Corry, Jonas Brothers, Mimi Webb, Nothing But Thieves, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Tom Grennan and Zara Larsson.

On the Radio 1 Future Sounds stage will be: Arlo Parks, Ashnikko, Cat Burns, FLO, Georgia, Headie One, Inhaler, Pale Waves, Piri, Raye, Romy, Rudimental, Self Esteem, The Snuts and Sub Focus.

While the BBC Music Introducing Stage will feature: Aby Coulibaly, Akemi Fox, ARXX, Bemz, Brooke Combe, Caity Baser, Chowerman, Gretel Hanlyn, Katie Gregson-MacLeod, Michael Aldag, Piers James, Rose Gray, Sliime, Tom A Smith and venbee.

Aled Haydn Jones, head of Radio 1, said: “Radio 1’s Big Weekend always delivers the biggest and hottest artists from around the world and what better place to bring them than Dundee!

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 15: Greg James attends Radio 1's Big Weekend Launch Party at The Londoner Hotel on March 15, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff Spicer/Getty Images)
Radio 1 Breakfast Show host Greg James announced the initial line-up earlier this week (Photo: Jeff Spicer/Getty)

“We’ve got some brilliant ideas for the event this year and a few special guests who we’ll be bringing along to celebrate with us!”

How do you get hold of tickets?

There are 35,000 tickets for each day on Saturday 27 May and Sunday 28 May which went on general sale on Friday and a further 15,000 will go on sale on 31 March at 6.30pm for Friday 26 May.

Saturday and Sunday tickets cost £29 plus a £4.50 booking fee per ticket, and Friday tickets will cost £18 plus a £2.50 booking fee per ticket.

They can be bought by clicking these links:

> Book tickets for Saturday 27 MAY

> Book tickets for Sunday 28 MAY

These take you through to the Ticketmaster website to purchase. All tickets are allocated in three separate “pots”.

Pot 1 – 50 per cent of tickets will initially be reserved for postcodes DD1 – DD11 for seven days, after which any unsold will be offered for general sale.

Pot 2 – 40 per cent of tickets will initially be reserved for those living in the rest of Scotland. These tickets will be reserved in Pot 2 for seven days, after which any unsold will be offered for general sale.

Pot 3 – The remaining 10 per cent of tickets will be unreserved.

To secure tickets from Pots 1 and 2 you will need to enter the postcode of your home address at the time of purchase.

There is no age restriction for the event but those aged 15 and under will need to be accompanied by an adult at all times and have permission from a parent or guardian to attend.

Children under two do not need a ticket.

You can purchase a maximum of two tickets per person for either Saturday, Sunday or Friday.

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

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