More acts announced for BBC Music’s ‘The Biggest Weekend’

Published Wednesday, 07 February 2018

More acts have been added to the line-up for BBC Music’s The Biggest Weekend taking place in Coventry across the late May Bank Holiday.

Paloma Faith

​New acts have been added to the Coventry line-up. You can now expect performances from Paloma Faith, UB40 featuring Ali, Astro & Mickey, Jamie Cullum, Go Go Penguin, Milos with more acts along with the Sunday headliner to be announced soon.

Alongside these brilliant acts, you can also see Billy Ocean, Snow Patrol, Nigel Kennedy and Eliza Carthy & The Wayward Band in Coventry. 

The festival coming to Coventry on 27 and 28 May will be truly unique. BBC Radio 2 will be covering the Sunday, with BBC Radio 3 covering Monday. 

With over 175,000 tickets available to the public, The Biggest Weekend will be the BBC's biggest ever celebration of music across TV, radio, online and mobile.

Tickets for The Biggest Weekend go on sale on Monday 12 February, priced at £18 plus £4.50 booking fee. The official ticket handler is Ticketmaster.

Councillor Abdul Khan, Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member Responsible for Events, said: "I'm delighted to hear more great names being announced for BBC Music's 'The Biggest Weekend' event in Coventry. 

"Coventry already has an excellent reputation for hosting high profile artists in the city and now we have confirmation of more national acts being added to the bill which will add to the excitement. 

"I'm sure the latest line-up - with Sunday's headliner and more names still to be announced – will make the May Bank Holiday event even more exciting for the people of Coventry."

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