May 6, 2013 10:42

Biffy Clyro, The Vaccines, Vampire Weekend for Radio 1's Big Weekend

Calvin Harris, Two Door Cinema Club, Dizzee Rascal also set for Londonderry event

 Biffy Clyro, The Vaccines, Vampire Weekend for Radio 1's Big Weekend

Photo: Andy Willsher/NME

Biffy Clyro, The Vaccines, Vampire Weekend and Calvin Harris are among the acts confirmed to play BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend.

The annual bash takes place in Londonderry, Northern Ireland on the weekend of May 24-26. The line-up was announced earlier today live on air during Nick Grimshaw's Radio 1 Breakfast Show.

The Friday night will see a headline performance from Calvin Harris, with support coming from Chase and Status, Dizzee Rascal and Rudimental among others. The focus on the first night is on dance music and artists from the 1Xtra playlist with Rita Ora confirmed to headline the second stage. A$AP Rocky, J. Cole, Wiley, AlunaGeorge and Angel Haze will also play.

Biffy Clyro will headline the Saturday alongside The Vaccines, Two Door Cinema Club, Labrinth and Foals. The In New Music We Trust stage will be headlined by DJ Fresh with support coming from Kendrick Lamar, Alt-J, Bring Me The Horizon, The 1975 and Frightened Rabbit.

Bruno Mars will close the weekender on Sunday with Paramore, Thirty Second To Mars, Jake Bugg, Vampire Weekend, Disclosure, Everything Everything, Jessie Ware, Miles Kane and Haim also set to play the final day. Tickets were released on April 17 and were all snapped up within an hour of going on sale.

The full line-up for BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend 2013 is:

Friday, May 24

Calvin Harris
Chase And Status
Dizzee Rascal
Rita Ora
A$AP Rocky
J. Cole
Rudimental Live
Wiley
Maverick Sabre
Katy B
AlunaGeorge
Angel Haze
Pete Tong
Zane Lowe
MistaJam
B Traits
Toddla T
Danny Howard

Saturday, May 25

Biffy Clyro
The Vaccines
Two Door Cinema Club
DJ Fresh
Labrinth
Foals
Kendrick Lamar
Ellie Goulding
Conor Maynard
The Saturdays
Alt-J
Bring Me The Horizon
The 1975
Iggy Azalea
Kodaline
Laura Mvula
Frightened Rabbit

Sunday, May 26

Bruno Mars
Paramore
Thirty Seconds To Mars
Vampire Weekend
The Script
Olly Murs
Jake Bugg
Wretch 32
Little Mix
Disclosure
Bastille
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Everything Everything
Jessie Ware
Miles Kane
We Are The Ocean
HAIM




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