New York, NY (Top40 Charts)
Jade Bird, Tom Walker, slowthai and Aitch
are among the latest artists to join the bill for Radio
1's Big Weekend in Middlesbrough.
The BBC Music
Introducing stage at Big Weekend will see some of the best emerging talent from across the UK take to the stage, with performances from returning artists Jade Bird and Tom Walker
as well as a number of artists with links to the North East, such as Dylan Cartlidge, L Devine, Eve Conway, Cape Cuband Llovers.
The full line-up is:
Saturday 28 May
Sunday 29 May
And The Giants
Introducing provides a network dedicated to supporting the best emerging talent from across the UK and a platform to propel them onto the national and international stages, with broadcast opportunities on BBC radio, television and online alongside the chance to perform at major festivals and showcases.The Introducing artists will be joining the likes of Miley Cyrus, Stormzy, The 1975 and Little
Mix who will be entertaining BBC Radio
1 fans across the weekend for the station's annual flagship live music event, which sold out in just over 100 minutes.
Dylan Cartlidge says: "RADIO 1'S BIG WEEKEND! Super excited and honoured to be playing - especially when it's on my doorstep! BBC introducing have been amazing supporters of mine thus far and I can't wait to repay that support with a cracking show on the big day. Thank you all so much, see you there!"
Huw Stephens, BBC Music
Introducing presenter, says: "You'll see and hear so many great performances at Big Weekend in Middlesbrough whether you're there or at home, and the BBC Music
Introducing stage is an important part of that. We bring you some of the best new music around, sharing a line up with some of the biggest names in the world. Jade Bird, Dylan Cartlidge, slowthai and Bloxx are just some of the highlights; make sure you catch your new favourite band with us!"
1's Big Weekend 2019 will take place at Stewart Park in Middlesbrough from Friday 24 to Sunday 26 May, with a huge line-up of artists including Miley Cyrus, Stormzy, Mumford & Sons, The 1975, Little
Mix, Mark Ronson
and MK set to perform for 70,000 music fans across three days. Now in its 16th year, the station's flagship live music event kicks off the UK's festival season, as well as shining a light on the host city and providing a major boost to the local economy.
This year, the BBC is working closely with Middlesbrough Council and Tees Valley Combined Authority to put on Radio
1's Big Weekend with the event estimated to generate £3.5 million to the local area.
Performances from Radio
1's Big Weekend will be broadcast on BBC Radio
1 all weekend and all performances will be available to watch live and on demand on Radio
1's BBC iPlayer channel. BBC Two will also be broadcasting the biggest performances at 9pm on Saturday and Sunday night, whilst BBC One will be showing all the highlights from across the weekend on Monday night.