Taylor Swift Set to Headline Biggest Weekend


The enormous weekend-long event brings together different strands of the Beeb's music output, spread across four cities.

Other acts announced across all locations include Radio 1 acts Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran in Swansea, Radio 2 choice Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds in Perth and 6Music performer Beck in Belfast - so we can be sure for more big names announced in the not too distant future.

Tickets for The Biggest Weekend go on sale on Monday February 12. Follow Clash Magazine as we skip merrily between clubs, concerts, interviews and photo shoots.

Tayside will host a huge music festival with the announcement of BBC Music's Biggest Weekend. For full information regarding tickets, head to the Biggest Weekend website. Swift is set to headline the festival on May 27. Swansea tickets will be available from 7:45am, Perth and Coventry from 8:30am and Belfast from 10am.

The Biggest WeekendMay 25-28, in four UK citiesBy its own accounts, Ticketmaster UK celebrated its "biggest ever festival and stadium season" in 2017, with 142 box offices across the country and more than three million tickets scanned.

The Biggest Weekend is taking place on the late May bank holiday weekend (25-28 May) over four sites in four nations across four days with over 175,000 tickets available to the public and will be the BBC's biggest ever celebration of music across TV, radio, online and mobile. More names will be added to the line up over time which will hopefully see more women added to the list.

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Tickets for the events in Perth and Coventry will go on sale at 8:30am and tickets for the Belfast events will go on sale at 10am. A number of tickets (Pot 1) will initially be reserved for residents of the respective council area. Day tickets are sold for £18 ($25) plus £4.50 ($6.30) booking fee.

'Taylor and Ed plus a whole massive lineup to be announced makes The Biggest Weekend the event of the year'.

Andrew Parsons, MD of Ticketmaster UK said: "Arguably the biggest event of 2018, BBC Music's The Biggest Weekend will bring the world's top artists to audiences across the UK".

Chris Evans, BBC Radio 2's breakfast presenter said: 'The Biggest Weekend is shaping up very nicely indeed.

Past year saw Ticketmaster's biggest ever festival and stadium season in the United Kingdom with over 3 million tickets scanned.