BBC Radio 1 Big Weekend: tickets, prices, lineup and more

BBC Radio 1 Big Weekend: tickets, prices, lineup and more

BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend have confirmed details of its 2024 edition – and this is how to get tickets.

The event will take over Stockwood Park in Luton across 24-26 May, with some of the biggest names in music.

Across the week, beginning 18 March, Radio 1 is revealing the lineup, with Chase & Status topping the bill on 24 May.

They’ll be joined by the likes of Becky Hill, Ella Henderson and Rudimental on the main stage, while Diplo, Eric Prydz, Kenya Grace and more will play across the other stages.

The Saturday of the festival will be headlined by Raye, following her recent record-breaking night at the Brit Awards.

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She will joined by Aitch, Griff, Joel Corry, Mabel and Rag’n’Bone Man on the main stage.

Other names confirmed include Charli XCX, who will headline the New Music Stage, The Last Dinner Party, Shygirl and Tems.

It was confirmed on 20 March that Coldplay will headline the closing day of the festival, with the likes of Vampire Weekend, Sabrina Carpenter and Olly Alexander on the main stage.

Beabadoobee will perform on the New Music Stage alongside CMAT, Everything Everything, Teddy Swims and Olivia Dean.

This week will also see tickets also being released to local residents and the general public.

Ahead of BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend tickets going on sale, you can find out everything you need to know below.

How to get tickets

They’re being released on Thursday, 21 March and will be available via Ticketmaster.

Radio 1 has confirmed that there will be 35,000 tickets available to purchase, per day for 24-26 May.

You don’t need to pre-register, however you will need a Ticketmaster account to purchase your tickets, so make sure your login details are up-to-date, or create an account ahead of the on-sale date.

How much are Radio 1 Big Weekend tickets?

The Radio 1’s Big Weekend ticket prices are £29.50 (plus £4.50 booking fee per ticket) for day tickets.

They have also said: “You can only purchase a maximum of two tickets per person per day (Friday or Saturday or Sunday).”

What’s the Radio 1’s Big Weekend lineup?

Radio 1's Big Weekend lineup.
Charli XCX features on the Radio 1 Big Weekend lineup. (Kate Green/Getty Images)

They’ve confirmed the lineup for the first two days of the festival. This includes headliners Chase & Status and Raye.

Friday 24 May

  • Radio 1 Main Stage: Chase & Status / Becky Hill / Ella Henderson / Rudimental
  • Radio 1 New Music Stage: Eric Prydz / Diplo / Dimension / Hannah Laing / Kenya Grace / Sonny Fodera
  • Radio 1 Dance Stage: A Little Sound / Ammara / ESSEL / Girls Don’t Sync / Joy Anonymous / salute / Sammy Virji / Y U QT
  • BBC Music Introducing Stage: charlieeeee / Deeps / JGrrey / LAVZ / Sam Girling / Victor Ray

Saturday 25 May

  • Radio 1 Main Stage: Raye / Aitch / Griff / Joel Corry / Mabel / Rag’n’Bone Man
  • Radio 1 New Music Stage: Charli XCX / Alfie Templeman / Caity Baser / Cat Burns / DYLAN / The Last Dinner Party / Shygirl / Tems
  • BBC Music Introducing Stage: Cam Thomas / Issey Cross / Jarki Monno / Kiimi / Myles Smith / NewDad / Ryussi / Saloni

Sunday 26 May

  • Radio 1 Main Stage: Coldplay / Vampire Weekend / Declan McKenna / Olly Alexander / Sabrina Carpenter
  • Radio 1 New Music Stage: Beabadoobee / CMAT / Everything Everything / Fizz / Olivia Dean / Sea Girls / Teddy Swims
  • BBC Music Introducing Stage: Beth McCarthy / Etta Marcus / Frozemode / JW Paris / Low Girl / Max Jones / Picture Parlour / Shehxna