N-Dubz will headline the biggest free urban music event the UK will see. Tulisa from the band said: “We can’t wait for 1Xtra Live. It’s going to be one of the best gigs of the year. I hope everyone is ready to party!”
The band will be joined by fellow British No.1 acts Tinie Tempah, Tinchy Stryder and Roll Deep and US chart-toppers Jason Derulo and B.o.B.
The exciting line-up also includes exciting new and emerging artists including Jamaican reggae singer Gyptian, grime lyricist Devlin and Katy B and Labrinth, who are bursting on to the scene at the moment.
The artists will be performing to over 10,000 people and the event will be broadcast live on a special simulcast show on BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 1Xtra.
Ben Cooper, Deputy Controller, BBC Radio 1Xtra says: “As a station we’re committed to bringing the very best live music to our audience and supporting both established and emerging artists. This incredible line-up reflects what has already been a great year for urban music and for 1Xtra”.
The event was announced in Trevor Nelson’s Radio 1 and 1Xtra simulcast show on Saturday 28th of August.
The full line up is as follows:
The event will be co-hosted by BBC Radio 1Xtra’s Breakfast Show presenters Trevor Nelson and Gemma Cairney. Tim Westwood and MistaJam will be DJing between sets.
* Tickets will be available nationally from 7.30pm on Saturday 11th September. Entrance is free but ticket handling charges apply. See www.bbc.co.uk/1xtra for further details.