Live Radio 1 Big Weekend 2017 Hull announcement


BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend is coming to Hull as part of City of Culture, it was announced this morning.

DJ Nick "Grimmy" Grimshaw announced the concert on his breakfast show. It will be held at Burton Constable Hall east of Hull in May.

The Kings of Leon were confirmed in the line up, along with Stormzy and Little Mix. The event attracts some of the biggest stars in pop, rock and dance music. At last year's event in Exeter included Coldplay, Ellie Goulding and Mumford & Sons.

Around 50,000 tickets are expected to be available with the majority expected to go to residents with Hull postcodes. The tickets are to be made available online.


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