Florence + the Machine, Shawn Mendes and Demi Lovato to perform at BBC Music’s The Biggest Weekend as the incredible line-up gets even bigger

More big names have been added to the line-up for BBC Music’s The Biggest Weekend. The four-day festival is taking place next month on the late May bank holiday weekend (25-28 May) over four sites in four nations.

The huge musical extravaganza will be broadcast on TV, radio and online and will celebrate the extraordinary breadth and diversity of music across the BBC.

the biggest weekend.jpg

Announced today, Florence + the Machine, Shawn Mendes, Demi Lovato, Jason Derulo, Clean Bandit, Anne-Marie and others join an already massive and stellar line-up made up of Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, Liam Gallagher, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Orbital, Beck, Underworld, Nigel Kennedy, Danielle De Niese, The Shires, Manic Street Preachers, Emeli Sandé, J Hus, Go Go Penguin, Snow Patrol, Strictly Come Dancing with the BBC Concert Orchestra plus many many more.

The Biggest Weekend will host concerts in Belfast, Coventry, Swansea and Perth with sets available on Radio 1, Radio 2, Radio 3 and Radio 6 Music, BBC iPlayer, online, mobile and extensive TV coverage on BBC One, Two and Four.

Acts added to the line-up are:

  • Florence + the Machine
  • Shawn Mendes
  • Jason Derulo
  • Clean Bandit
  • Demi Lovato
  • Bastille
  • Hailee Steinfeld
  • Anne-Marie
  • Christine and the Queens
  • Panic! At the Disco
  • Jessie Ware
  • Not3s
  • Jorja Smith
  • Jax Jones
  • Steel Banglez
  • Tom Walker
  • Rae Morris
  • Blue Rose Code
  • Andy Brown
  • Callum Beattie
  • Hannah Grace
  • Jalen N’Gonda
  • Joe Dolman
  • Turin Brakes
  • Wandering Hearts
  • Catherine McGrath
  • Nikhil
  • Lykke Li
  • Jaguar Land Rover Band
  • Jon Boden

Florence Welch says: “I'm very excited to perform at The Biggest Weekend, can’t wait to see you all in Swansea.”

Shawn Mendes says: “Had such a fun time at last year’s Big Weekend and can’t wait to come back this time to Swansea for The Biggest Weekend! Such an amazing line-up of artists to be playing with!”

Bastille says: "We can’t wait to head to Swansea this year for The Biggest Weekend. It’s awesome to be involved, and we’re really excited to be part of the line-up alongside such a big mix of artists.”