March 15, 2012 12:23

Example, Enter Shikari and Santigold added to BBC Radio 1's Hackney Weekend

Lostprophets and B.o.B also amongst latest additions to this summer's bill

Example, Enter Shikari and Santigold added to BBC Radio 1's Hackney Weekend

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Example, Enter Shikari and Santigold have been added to the line-up for BBC Radio 1's Hackney Weekend event.

Other names to be added to the bill for the huge outdoor festival, which will take place on London's Hackney Marshes on June 23–24 to celebrate the 2012 Olympic Games, include Lostprophets, B.o.B, Ben Howard and Delilah.

Jay-Z has been confirmed as the headliner for the event's opening day (June 23), while the likes of Florence And The Machine, Plan B, Jack White, Lana Del Rey and Bombay Bicycle Club will also play at the bash.

BBC Radio 1's Hackney Weekend will act as the station's annual One Big Weekend festival. Last year's event was held in Carlisle. The majority of the tickets for the event, which will all be free, will be given to residents of Hackney and the surrounding London boroughs.

The line-up for BBC Radio 1's Hackney Weekend so far is as follows:

Andy C
Ben Howard
B.o.B
Bombay Bicycle Club
Calvin Harris
Chase & Status
Dappy
David Guetta
Delilah
D'banj
Deadmau5
DJ Fresh
Ed Sheeran
Emeli Sandé
Enter Shikari
Eric Prydz
Example
Florence + The Machine
Flux Pavilion and Doctor P
Jack White
Jay-Z
Jessie J
Labrinth
Lana Del Rey
Leona Lewis
Lostprophets
Magnetic Man
Maverick Sabre
Michael Kiwanuka
Nero
Plan B
Professor Green
Rizzle Kicks
Santigold
Sub Focus
Swedish House Mafia
Taio Cruz
The Maccabees
The Ting Tings
Tinie Tempah
Will.i.am
Wretch 32

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