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Leicester rockers will play the June festival's opening day (June 23)

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Kasabian have been added to the line-up for BBC Radio 1's Hackney Weekend event: a huge outdoor festival set to take place this summer to celebrate the 2012 Olympic Games.

The event will take place on London's Hackney Marshes on June 23–24 and will hold up to 100,000 people. Rihanna will headline the event's second night (June 24), with Jay-Z closing the show on the event's opening night (June 23).

Kasabian will play on the festival's opening day (June 23), joining the likes of Florence And The Machine, Plan B, Lana Del Rey and Jack White in playing the event.

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.

You can watch a recent video interview with Kasabian from this year's Coachella festival by scrolling down to the bottom of the page and clicking.

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
Kasabian
Labrinth
Lana Del Rey
Leona Lewis
Lostprophets
Magnetic Man
Maverick Sabre
Michael Kiwanuka
Nero
Plan B
Professor Green
Rihanna
Rizzle Kicks
Santigold
Sub Focus
Swedish House Mafia
Taio Cruz
The Maccabees
The Ting Tings
Tinie Tempah
Will.i.am
Wretch 32


Kasabian are playing at this year's Reading and Leeds festival and T In The Park, which is taking place July 6-8 in Balado Park, Kinross. To check the availability of T In The Park 2012 tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.

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