Thirty Seconds To Mars, Self Esteem and other artists have been added to the BBC Radio One Big Weekend 2023 program.
Jonas Brothers, Headie One, Tom Grennan, Jess Glynne, Rudimental, Pale Waves, Mimi Webb, ArrDee, Romy, Joel Corry, FLO, Piri and The Snuts are also the latest participants in the three-day festival, which takes place during Dundee’s Camperdown Park from May 26 to 28.
On Saturday, May 27, the Jonas Brothers and The 1975 will headline on the main stage, where the Jonas Brothers will open and close The 1975. Tickets for Saturday and Sunday (May 28) will go on sale this Friday (March 24) at 8:30 GMT here.
On Friday, May 25, a special composition of dance music will be held as part of the Big Weekend (details here). These tickets will go on sale here at 18:30 Moscow time on Friday, March 31. BBC.
Tomorrow (March 22) listeners can tune in to Radio 1 Breakfast with Greg James and Clara Amfo at 8:00 GMT to find out which other artists will perform on Sunday, May 28.
Thirty Seconds To Mars said in a statement: “We are very excited to join the madness again with our old friends at the Big Weekend. It’s always a magical event and we look forward to sharing the stage with so many talented artists. A big thank you to our friends at Radio 1 for hosting us again, we can’t wait to come back. And we may even have a few.”
The Jonas Brothers added: “We can’t wait to perform in Scotland at Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2023! We are happy to play your favorite songs, as well as some new music. Great artists will be there. It’s going to be epic!”
Earlier this year, The 1975, Lewis Capaldi and Arlo Parks were among the first names announced to participate in the festival.
BBC Radio One’s Big Weekend was supposed to take place in the Scottish city in 2020, but was cancelled due to the COVID pandemic. In 2022 Coventry hosted the festival, which included Ed Sheeran, Lorde, Calvin Harris and Sam Fender.
See the BBC Radio One’s Big Weekend line-up for Saturday, 27 May:
Main stage as announced by Greg James on Radio 1 Breakfast (in alphabetical order):
Thirty Seconds To Mars
Radio 1 Future Sounds stage as announced by Clara Amfo on Radio 1 Breakfast (in alphabetical order):
The news that Self Esteem has joined the line-up followed her invited special guest, Mr. Blobby, on stage at her recent Hammersmith Apollo concert.
Meanwhile, Jared Leto of Thirty Seconds To Mars said last year that his band would release new music “for a moment.” The last album of the band was “America” in 2018.