WORCESTERSHIRE’s own Harry Styles will headline Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2022 in Coventry on Sunday, May 29 as the festival returns for the first time in two years.
Coventry star Pa Salieu in addition to Rina Sawayama will also join the star-studded line-up for Radio 1’s flagship live music event which will welcome an audience of 80,000 music fans to War Memorial Park.
Some of the biggest acts on the planet will take the stage including Ed Sheeran, Charli XCX, KSI, Calvin Harris, and Anne-Marie.
A small number of tickets have been held back for Harry Styles fans which will go on sale at 5pm TODAY (Monday) at www.bbc.co.uk/backstage/bigweekend/
Harry was born at Redditch’s Alexandra Hospital when his parents lived in Evesham prior to their move to Cheshire.
Pa Salieu said: “Excited to be finally performing in my home town Coventry as part of Radio 1’s Big Weekend. I know the Coventry crowd will do our city proud and show all the other artists the energy of the Midlands.”
Rina Sawayama said:“I cannot WAIT to come play at Radio 1’s Big Weekend for the first time !! It’s going to be such a moment.”
Performances from Radio 1’s Big Weekend will air on BBC Radio 1 across Friday, Saturday and Sunday and will be available to watch live and on demand on Radio 1’s BBC iPlayer channel and on BBC Sounds.
BBC One will also broadcast a highlights show as well as a special Harry Styles show.