If we’re playing festival line up Top Trumps Radio 1 have played a veritable blinder. The BBC’s flagship radio station have rebranded their annual Big Weekend as the Radio 1 Hackney Weekend. The initial line up is an incredible mix of all genres, but highlights include Jack White, Lana Del Rey, Bombay Bicycle Club and The Maccabees.

As with previous years, those living within close proximity of the event will be given priority on tickets, so residents of Hackney and surrounding boroughs rejoice, you’re in with a bigger chance than most of getting your hands on tickets when applications start next Monday. Head over to the official site for full details for applications. Below is the full monster line-up so far.

  • Andy C
  • Bombay Bicycle Club
  • Calvin Harris
  • Chase & Status
  • Dappy
  • David Guetta
  • D'banj
  • Deadmau5
  • DJ Fresh
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Emeli Sandé
  • Eric Prydz
  • Florence + The Machine
  • Flux Pavilion and Doctor P
  • Jack White
  • Jessie J
  • Labrinth
  • Lana Del Rey
  • Leona Lewis
  • Magnetic Man
  • Maverick Sabre
  • Michael Kiwanuka
  • Nero
  • Plan B
  • Professor Green
  • Rizzle Kicks
  • Sub Focus
  • Swedish House Mafia
  • Taio Cruz
  • The Maccabees
  • The Ting Tings
  • Tinie Tempah
  • Will.i.am
  • Wretch 32