Radio 1's Big Weekend

People enjoying some outdoor music

Over 60,000 music fans will be descending on Glasgow over the weekend of 23-25 May for BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend.

For the first time ever, Radio 1's Big Weekend will take place in two different locations in the same city. Friday night is being dedicated to dance music and will be held in George Square, before the second two days of the Big Weekend take place at Glasgow Green.

Radio 1 will be welcoming some of the world's top artists to Glasgow to perform. Acts include: 

  • Katy Perry
  • One Direction
  • Kings of Leon
  • Coldplay
  • Rita Ora
  • Pharrell Williams
  • The 1975

This year's event is taking place in Glasgow to celebrate the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Keep checking the Glasgow weather forecast for the most up-to-date forecast.

Back to the events homepage  


23-25 May - Heading to Radio 1's Big Weekend in Glasgow? Check the local weather forecast.

BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend is the UK's biggest free-ticketed event, now in its 11th year.

Previous Big Weekend venues include:

  • Maidstone
  • Swindon
  • Bangor
  • Carlisle
  • Hackney

Last year's event was held in Londonderry to tie in with the fact it was the 2013 UK City of Culture. Headline acts included:

  • Biffy Clyro
  • Bruno Mars
  • Calvin Harris
  • Vampire Weekend
  • Bastille
  • Olly Murs
  • Two Door Cinema Club  

 At this year's Big Weekend in Glasgow, artists from all genres will be playing on one of the three stages:

  • Main Stage
  • In New Music We Trust Stage
  • BBC Introducing stage

You can check the weather forecast for other events through the Events Calendar.

If you're looking for content for your own website, take a look at our weather widget.