Bangor To host BBC Radio 1?s Big Weekend

February 24, 2010 by  

BBC Radio 1 has confirmed today that the station?s annual flagship event, Radio 1’s Big Weekend, will take place at Faenol Park in Bangor, North Wales on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 May 2010.

The news was announced by Radio 1 presenter Chris Moyles as his breakfast show broadcast live from Faenol Park.

Hosted by Radio 1 DJs, the event is the UK?s biggest free ticketed music festival and this year marks the tenth Radio 1?s Big Weekend.

The event will hold 20,000 people per day, with the majority of the free tickets go to residents of Bangor and the surrounding area, and will host live music across four stages to be broadcast on Radio 1 and online.

The full line-up is due to be announced shortly, with Pixie Lott being the only confirmed act so far.