BBC have announced details of The Biggest Weekend

Today the BBC have announced the locations of their Biggest Weekend with the likes of Manic Street Preachers, Taylor swift and Ed Sheeran already confirmed to perform.

The new multi-site festival will take place across four locations in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland over the May bank holiday (25-28 May.)

The one off event will be extensively covered on BBC TV and radio shows and of course will be available on the BBC iplayer.

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SINGLETON PARK, SWANSEA

Ed Sheeran

Taylor Swift

Plus more to be announced

SCONE PALACE, PERTH

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds

Nigel Kennedy with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Plus more to be announced

WAR MEMORIAL PARK, COVENTRY

Billy Ocean

Snow Patrol

Eliza Carthy and The Wayward Band

Nigel Kennedy with the BBC Concert Orchestra

Plus more to be announced

TITANIC SLIPWAYS, BELFAST

Beck

Courtney Barnett

Manic Street Preachers

Public Service Broadcasting

Plus more to be announced

Each of the BBC’s music stations will be taking part and being represented at various stages across the UK with Radio 1, 1Xtra and Asian Network in Swansea, Radio 2 and 3 will play host at Perth and Coventry while 6 Music takes over Belfast.

175,000 tickets will go on sale on Monday February 12 for £18 plus £4.50 booking fee each with a percentage going to fans within the local areas.

For more information please visit BBC Biggest Weekend