Strictly Come Dancing joins line-up for BBC Music’s The Biggest Weekend

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Strictly Come Dancing has joined the line-up for BBC Music’s The Biggest Weekend.

The Biggest Weekend is coming to Belfast, Coventry, Perth and Swansea this summer with coverage on BBC One, BBC Two and BBC Four plus radio, online and mobile the entire weekend.


The four-day festival is taking place on the late May bank holiday weekend (25-28 May) over four sites in four nations, with performances from the biggest and best-loved names in music celebrating the incredible breadth and diversity of live music on the BBC.

Across the weekend, there will be concerts hosted by BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra & Asian Network, BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 3 and BBC Radio 6 Music, with extensive TV coverage on BBC One, BBC Two and BBC Four and sets available on BBC iPlayer, mobile and online.

Strictly Come Dancing pros with the BBC Concert Orchestra will perform at War Memorial Park, Coventry, England on the bank holiday weekend on Monday May 28.

"The #BiggestWeekend just got a whole lot more fab-u-lous," tweeted the official Strictly account.

The special live Strictly show will feature pros Gorka Marquez, Amy Dowden, AJ Pritchard and Chloe Hewitt accompanied by the BBC Concert Orchestra and introduced by Radio 3 host and Strictly finalist Katie Derham.

Also confirmed for the events today are Sam Smith, Camila Cabello and Liam Payne.

Camila Cabello says: “So excited to be part of The Biggest Weekend. I can’t wait! See you in Swansea.”


Liam Payne says: "I am so excited to be playing at The Biggest Weekend - looks like it’s going to be amazing. And I'm so glad to be appearing on such a strong bill - I can’t wait to come back to Swansea!"

For more information about tickets, please go to Please note tickets for Swansea (Saturday and Sunday), Perth (Saturday only) and Coventry (Sunday only) are now sold out. Tickets are priced £18 (plus £4.50 booking fee).

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