Big names to play Radio 1’s Big Weekend

This year's event takes place in Scotland

Muse and Keane are to headline the 2006 Radio 1’s Big Weekend event in Dundee next month.

The event takes place this year in the Scottish city’s Camperdown Park over the weekend of May 13 and 14.

Other bands confirmed to play include Snow Patrol, Pink, The Streets, Razorlight and current UK chart-toppers Gnarls Barkley.

The event, which will be broadcast on BBC Radio 1 all weekend, is totally free. 15,000 tickets will be available for each day.

Tickets are available from April 26 at bbc.co.uk/radio1, and each successful applicant is allowed a pair of tickets for either Saturday or Sunday.

The majority of tickets will go to those in Dundee and Scotland, with the remainder being made available across the UK.

The line-up so far is:

Saturday May 13

Muse

Snow Patrol

The Streets

Razorlight

Gnarls Barkley

Orson

Corinne Bailey Rae

Paolo Nutini

Bloc Party

Dirty Pretty Things

Boy Kill Boy

Mystery Jets

The Fratellis

Sunday May 14

Keane

Pink

Feeder

The Ordinary Boys

Sugababes

Editors

The Feeling

Details of the other stage, to be called the In New Music We Trust stage, will be made available shortly.