Just when you think the line-up for Radio 1’s Big Weekend is complete, more acts get added!
The BBC Music Introducing stage will see some of the best emerging talent from across the UK perform from returning artists Jade Bird and Tom Walker in addition to a number of artists with links to the North East, such as Dylan Cartlidge, L Devine, Eve Conway, Cape Cub and Llovers.
BBC Music Introducing supports unsigned, undiscovered and under the radar musicians across the UK, helping them to get onto the national and international stages, with broadcast opportunities on BBC radio, television and online, plus the chance to perform at major festivals and showcases.
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!”
— BBC Music Introducing (@bbcintroducing) April 30, 2019
Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2019 takes 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.