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Coldplay, Bring Me The Horizon, Chase & Status for BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend
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Coldplay, Bring Me The Horizon, Chase & Status for BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend

Coldplay are to headline BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend this summer. 

The indie giants, who released their new album A Head Full Of Dreams (which you can preview and purchase on the right-hand side of the page), will top the bill at the event, which will take place at Exeter's Powderham Castle on May 28 and 29 with more headliners and further acts to be announced shortly.

Also confirmed for the event are Bring Me The Horizon and Chase & Status, more acts will be confirmed across the coming weeks. 

Speaking about the event, Controller of Radio 1 and 1Xtra, Ben Cooper, said: "We've taken Lady Gaga to Carlisle, Taylor Swift to Norwich and now we're taking Chris Martin back home. We're very proud to be able to bring such a diverse range of acts to Exeter, where they'll be part of our biggest weekend of the year."

You can find out more details about the event and how to apply for tickets here. 

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