Jade Bird, Tom Walker, to play the BBC Music Introducing Stage at Radio 1's Big Weekend.

Jade Bird, Tom Walker, slowthai and Aitch are among the latest artists to join the bill for Radio 1’s Big Weekend in Middlesbrough.

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The BBC Music Introducing stage at Big Weekend will see some of the best emerging talent from across the UK take to the stage, with performances from returning artists Jade Bird and Tom Walker as well as a number of artists with links to the North East, such as Dylan Cartlidge, L Devine, Eve Conway, Cape Cub and Llovers.

The full line-up is:

 

 

Saturday 28 May

Sunday 29 May

 

Aitch

slowthai

Dylan Cartlidge

Bloxx

Hamzaa

Joy Crookes

Charlotte OC

Tom Walker

Barny Fletcher

Cape Cub

L Devine

Bellah

Jade Bird

Llovers

Rika

The Orielles

Eve Conway

Sophie And The Giants

 

Emily Burns

 

The Introducing artists will be joining the likes of Miley Cyrus, Stormzy, The 1975 and Little Mix who will be entertaining BBC Radio 1 fans across the weekend for the station’s annual flagship live music event, which sold out in just over 100 minutes.

BBC Music Introducing provides a network dedicated to supporting the best emerging talent from across the UK and a platform to propel them onto the national and international stages, with broadcast opportunities on BBC radio, television and online alongside the chance to perform at major festivals and showcases.

Dylan Cartlidge says: “RADIO 1’S BIG WEEKEND! Super excited and honoured to be playing - especially when it's on my doorstep! BBC introducing have been amazing supporters of mine thus far and I can't wait to repay that support with a cracking show on the big day. Thank you all so much, see you there!”

Huw Stephens, BBC Music Introducing presenter, says: ““You’ll see and hear so many great performances at Big Weekend in Middlesbrough whether you’re there or at home, and the BBC Music Introducing stage is an important part of that. We bring you some of the best new music around, sharing a line up with some of the biggest names in the world. Jade Bird, Dylan Cartlidge, slowthai and Bloxx are just some of the highlights; make sure you catch your new favourite band with us!”

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Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2019 will take place at Stewart Park in Middlesbrough from Friday 24 to Sunday 26 May, with a huge line-up of artists including Miley Cyrus, Stormzy, Mumford & Sons, The 1975, Little Mix, Mark Ronson and MK set to perform for 70,000 music fans across three days. Now in its 16th year, the station’s flagship live music event kicks off the UK’s festival season, as well as shining a light on the host city and providing a major boost to the local economy. 

This year, the BBC is working closely with Middlesbrough Council and Tees Valley Combined Authority to put on Radio 1’s Big Weekend with the event estimated to generate £3.5 million to the local area.

Performances from Radio 1’s Big Weekend will be broadcast on BBC Radio 1 all weekend and all performances will be available to watch live and on demand on Radio 1’s BBC iPlayer channel. BBC Two will also be broadcasting the biggest performances at 9pm on Saturday and Sunday night, whilst BBC One will be showing all the highlights from across the weekend on Monday night.

 

 



 

Jade Bird, Tom Walker, slowthai and Aitch are among the latest artists to join the bill for Radio 1’s Big Weekend in Middlesbrough.

The BBC Music Introducing stage at Big Weekend will see some of the best emerging talent from across the UK take to the stage, with performances from returning artists Jade Bird and Tom Walker as well as a number of artists with links to the North East, such as Dylan Cartlidge, L Devine, Eve Conway, Cape Cub and Llovers.

The full line-up is:

 

 

Saturday 28 May

Sunday 29 May

 

Aitch

slowthai

Dylan Cartlidge

Bloxx

Hamzaa

Joy Crookes

Charlotte OC

Tom Walker

Barny Fletcher

Cape Cub

L Devine

Bellah

Jade Bird

Llovers

Rika

The Orielles

Eve Conway

Sophie And The Giants

 

Emily Burns

 

The Introducing artists will be joining the likes of Miley Cyrus, Stormzy, The 1975 and Little Mix who will be entertaining BBC Radio 1 fans across the weekend for the station’s annual flagship live music event, which sold out in just over 100 minutes.

BBC Music Introducing provides a network dedicated to supporting the best emerging talent from across the UK and a platform to propel them onto the national and international stages, with broadcast opportunities on BBC radio, television and online alongside the chance to perform at major festivals and showcases.

Dylan Cartlidge says: “RADIO 1’S BIG WEEKEND! Super excited and honoured to be playing - especially when it's on my doorstep! BBC introducing have been amazing supporters of mine thus far and I can't wait to repay that support with a cracking show on the big day. Thank you all so much, see you there!”

Huw Stephens, BBC Music Introducing presenter, says: ““You’ll see and hear so many great performances at Big Weekend in Middlesbrough whether you’re there or at home, and the BBC Music Introducing stage is an important part of that. We bring you some of the best new music around, sharing a line up with some of the biggest names in the world. Jade Bird, Dylan Cartlidge, slowthai and Bloxx are just some of the highlights; make sure you catch your new favourite band with us!”

Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2019 will take place at Stewart Park in Middlesbrough from Friday 24 to Sunday 26 May, with a huge line-up of artists including Miley Cyrus, Stormzy, Mumford & Sons, The 1975, Little Mix, Mark Ronson and MK set to perform for 70,000 music fans across three days. Now in its 16th year, the station’s flagship live music event kicks off the UK’s festival season, as well as shining a light on the host city and providing a major boost to the local economy. 

This year, the BBC is working closely with Middlesbrough Council and Tees Valley Combined Authority to put on Radio 1’s Big Weekend with the event estimated to generate £3.5 million to the local area.

Performances from Radio 1’s Big Weekend will be broadcast on BBC Radio 1 all weekend and all performances will be available to watch live and on demand on Radio 1’s BBC iPlayer channel. BBC Two will also be broadcasting the biggest performances at 9pm on Saturday and Sunday night, whilst BBC One will be showing all the highlights from across the weekend on Monday night.