BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend

BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend Derry~Londonderry 2013 takes place over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend in the heart of the city at Ebrington Square and Venue 2013. On Friday 24 May, the focus will be on dance music and 1Xtra; while Saturday 25 May and Sunday 26 May will feature a Main Stage and In New Music We Trust Stage.

The Friday night BBC Radio 1Xtra and Dance event will also include DJ sets from some Radio 1 and 1Xtra talent, including dance legend Pete Tong; Zane Lowe; MistaJam; carnival bassline hostess B-Traits; Toddla T; and Dance Anthems DJ Danny Howard.

Friday: Calvin Harris / Chase And Status / Dizzee Rascal

Rita Ora / A$AP Rocky / J. Cole / Rudimental  Live/ Wiley / Maverick Sabre / Katy B / AlunaGeorge / Angel Haze / Pete Tong / Zane Lowe / MistaJam / B Traits / Toddla T /  Danny Howard

Saturday: Biffy Clyro / The Vaccines / Two Door Cinema Club

DJ Fresh / Labrinth / Foals / Kendrick Lamar / Ellie Goulding / Conor Maynard / The Saturdays / Alt-J / Bring Me The Horizon / The 1975 / Iggy Azalea / Kodaline / Laura Mvula / Frightened Rabbit

Sunday: Bruno Mars / Paramore / Thirty Seconds To Mars

Vampire Weekend / The Script / Olly Murs / Jake Bugg / Wretch 32 / Little Mix /Disclosure / Bastille / Macklemore &  Ryan Lewis Everything Everything / Jessie Ware /Miles Kane / We Are The Ocean / HAIM

Tickets for BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend Derry~Londonderry 2013 were released on Wednesday 17 April and were snapped up in just under one hour.

BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend will be broadcast live on Radio 1, BBC Radio 1Xtra and streamed online at, the Red Button and on mobile. It will also be broadcast on BBC Three with highlights from acts across the weekend.

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BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend


24 May 2013 - 26 May 2013