By Miles Humphries

BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend Festival returns for 2024! This year’s festival will take place in Luton’s Stockwood Park from May 24th to 26th.

The lineup features an array of headliners including, Coldplay, Aitch and Becky Hill. Additionally, the festival will showcase a diverse mix of genres with performances from recently added artists ranging from AJ Tracey, Raye, Charlie XCX, Declan McKenna and even Sabrina Carpenter joining the star-studded lineup. As well as new and emerging artists performing on the BBC New Artists Stage, these acts include Beth McCarthy, Cam Thomas, Charlieeeee and many many more.

Tickets are completely sold out already but there’s still chances to win tickets to the Big Weekend by tuning into BBC Radio 1.

The festival grounds are fully accommodating, with dedicated viewing platforms, accessible toilets, and assistance services to ensure everyone can enjoy the event comfortably.

Originally known as ‘One Big Weekend‘, is an annual music festival organized by BBC Radio 1. It began in 2003 as a small-scale event aimed at bringing live music to different parts of the UK. Over the years, it has grown into one of the most significant music festivals in the country, drawing major international acts and thousands of fans. Since its virtual show in 2020 due to covid, it returned to Coventry, with Harry Styles, Calvin Harris, and Ed Sheeran headlining. Taking to Dundee in 2023 with Lewis Capaldi, The 1975 and  Niall Horan.

The BBC Big Weekend Festival 2024 in Luton will be unforgettable weekend of music, featuring some of the biggest names in the industry alongside the brightest new talents. If you weren’t lucky enough to bag tickets, you can follow all the action on BBC Radio 1 live and on catch up on BBC Sounds and BBC iplayer.

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