Bbc Radio 1 Add More Urban Talent To Their ‘Hackney Weekend’ Event
BBC Radio 1’s 'Hackney Weekend' just keeps getting more epic. 1Xtra’s Twin B announced today that Sean Paul, Flo Rida, Skepta, JME, Devlin, Chip, Tinchy Stryder, Mindless Behaviour and Azealia Banks (phew) have now joined the line-up...
For the event, which is taking place on June 23 and June 24, you can get the chance to attend the weekend of legendary music by registering before March 19. To register, head to Radio 1’s website and register your details along with a photograph.
Once registered, potential attendees will need to apply for a ticket via phone or online on March 25 or March 26. The event itself is free, so tickets are first come, first served! The weekend is part of the London 2012 Festival, which will see hundreds of artists from across the globe performing on six BBC stages.
The aforementioned acts will be joining the already very strong line-up: Andy C, Bombay Bicycle Club, Calvin Harris, Chase & Status, Dappy, David Guetta, D'banj, Deadmau5, DJ Fresh, Ed Sheeran, Emeli Sande, Eric Prydz, Flux Pavilion & Doctor P, Florence & the Machine, Jack White, Jessie J, Labrinth, Lana Del Rey, Leona Lewis, Magnetic Man, Maverick Sabre, Michael Kiwanuka, Nero, Plan B, Professor Green, Rizzle Kicks, Sub Focus, Swedish House Mafia, Taio Cruz, The Maccabees, The Ting Tings, Tinie Tempah, Will.i.am and Wretch 32.
As well has hosting one of the biggest music weekends of the year, BBC Radio 1 are also launching the Radio 1 and 1Xtra Academy ahead of the event on June 1, so stay tuned to the stations to find out more.
Words: Maz Khan (@MazHalima)
Online editing: Joseph 'JP' Patterson (@Jpizzledizzle)