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New wave of acts announced for BBC Biggest Weekend Festival

A fresh wave of stellar acts has been announced for the BBC’s Biggest Weekend festival in May, which has been dubbed a replacement for the fallow-this-year Glastonbury Festival.

Artists confirmed in this latest announcement include Niall Horan, J Hus, Wolf Alice, Jess Glynne, Paloma Faith, Craig David, Franz Ferdinand, James Bay, Ash, Years & Years, Little Dragon, Young Fathers and The Breeders.

Director of BBC Radio and Music, Bob Shennan said: “BBC Music has a strong history of bringing the nation together for some special moments, and this is the biggest single music event ever attempted by the BBC. We will be celebrating the diversity of music from four different corners of the country, bringing the best UK music to the world and the best global music to the UK.”

Previously announced artists include Noel Gallagher, Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift and The Manic Street Preachers.

The festival will take place across four different UK locations from 25th-28th May.

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Alexander Gold

Dedicated polymath Alex was born at a very young age and started his magical journey working in music marketing for former Radio 1 DJ Gary Davies, before being head-hunted by Development Hell – publishers of The Word and Mixmag, kicking off a glorious tenure in the world of music journalism he still enjoys to this day.

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