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Full line up announced for Radio 1's Big Weekend in Exeter

The Last Shadow Puppets, Mumford & Sons and Stormzy are amongst the new names confirmed.

Becca Frankland

Date published: 18th Apr 2016

Image: BBC Radio 1

The line up for this year's BBC Radio 1 Big Weekend at Powderham Castle in Exeter has been unveiled.  

Coldplay, The 1975, Craig David, Chase & Status and Jake Bugg were just some of the names previously confirmed for the festival on Saturday 28th May to Sunday 29th May, but now the full bill has been confirmed.

The new additions include the likes of Scottish rockers Biffy Clyro, indie-folk group Mumford & Sons and psychedelic rock band Tame Impala (check out their set above).

British talent is represented by The Last Shadow Puppets, Bastille, Chvrches, Stormzy, Years & Years, Catfish and the Bottlemen and Skepta whilst Iggy Azalea, OneRepublic, Kygo and Alesso fly the flag for the international acts. 

25,000 free tickets for the weekender were given to local fans. Check out the full line up for Radio 1's Big Weekend 2016

Read more: Biffy Clyro lift the lid on new song and Ellipsis album details 

 

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