Radio 2 In Perth And Coventry

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01Live from Scone Palace, Perth - Biggest Weekend20180526

Ken Bruce, Claudia Winkleman & Sara Cox are live backstage at BBC Music's Biggest Weekend.

BBC Music brings together the biggest names in music for an unforgettable weekend.

Ken Bruce, Claudia Winkleman and Sara Cox are live backstage at BBC Music's Biggest Weekend in the grounds of Scone Palace in Perth. They are bringing you live music from across the day and interviews with all the stars performing live including Amy Macdonald, Emeli Sande, Squeeze, The Shires, Julie Fowlis and The Beat starring Dave Wakeling. Ken, Claudia and Sara also learn more about the incredible history of Scone Palace. As one of Scotland's most important stately homes, it's been the seat of parliaments and the crowning place of the Kings of Scots, including Macbeth and Robert The Bruce. Ken Bruce also indulges in one of his favourite pastimes, as he finds out what it takes to make a great Scottish whisky and why it's become such an iconic drink.
Just before 7pm the presenters cross to the main stage for full headline sets from legendary Scottish rock band Simple Minds and the phenomenal multi-platinum selling Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds.

01Live From Scone Palace, Perth - Biggest Weekend20180526

Ken Bruce, Claudia Winkleman and Sara Cox are live backstage at BBC Music's Biggest Weekend.

BBC Music brings together the biggest names in music for an unforgettable weekend.

Ken Bruce, Claudia Winkleman and Sara Cox are live backstage at BBC Music's Biggest Weekend in the grounds of Scone Palace in Perth. They are bringing you live music from across the day and interviews with all the stars performing live including Amy Macdonald, Emeli Sande, Squeeze, The Shires, Julie Fowlis and The Beat starring Dave Wakeling. Ken, Claudia and Sara also learn more about the incredible history of Scone Palace. As one of Scotland's most important stately homes, it's been the seat of parliaments and the crowning place of the Kings of Scots, including Macbeth and Robert The Bruce. Ken Bruce also indulges in one of his favourite pastimes, as he finds out what it takes to make a great Scottish whisky and why it's become such an iconic drink.
Just before 7pm the presenters cross to the main stage for full headline sets from legendary Scottish rock band Simple Minds and the phenomenal multi-platinum selling Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds.

02Live From The War Memorial Park In Coventry - Biggest Weekend20180527

Jo Whiley, Simon Mayo and Trevor Nelson are live backstage at BBC Music's Biggest Weekend.

BBC Music brings together the biggest names in music for an unforgettable weekend.

Jo Whiley, Simon Mayo and Trevor Nelson are live backstage at BBC Music's Biggest Weekend at the War Memorial Park in Coventry. They are bringing you live music from across the day and interviews with acts including local 2-Tone pioneers The Selecter, Stereophonics, Jamie Cullum, Billy Ocean, Snow Patrol and UB40 featuring Ali, Astro and Mickey Jo, Simon and Trevor also learn more about the area as Coventry prepares to be the UK City of Culture in 2021; plus they talk to Coventry born and bred Bally Gill, who is treading the boards at Stratford-Upon-Avon in the Royal Shakespeare Company's new production of Romeo and Juliet.

At 7pm they cross to the stage to bring the full live performance from flamboyant songstress Paloma Faith, after which Jo catches up with tonight's headline act, Liam Gallagher , ahead of his main stage performance, which follows this programme.

Jo Whiley, Simon Mayo and Trevor Nelson are live backstage at BBC Music's Biggest Weekend at the War Memorial Park in Coventry. They are bringing you live music from across the day and interviews with acts including local 2-Tone pioneers The Selector, Stereophonics, Jamie Cullum, Billy Ocean, Snow Patrol and UB40 featuring Ali, Astro and Mickey.
Jo, Simon and Trevor will also be learning more about the area as Coventry prepares to be the UK City of Culture in 2021; plus they'll be talking to rising star Charlotte Josephine and Coventry born and bred Bally Gill, who are treading the boards at Stratford-Upon-Avon in the Royal Shakespeare Company's new production of Romeo and Juliet.
At 7pm the presenters cross to the stage to introduce full headline performances from Paloma Faith and Liam Gallagher.

03Liam Gallagher - Live From The War Memorial Park In Coventry - Biggest Weekend20180527

Radio 2's coverage of The Biggest Weekend culminates with a headline set by Liam Gallagher

BBC Music brings together the biggest names in music for an unforgettable weekend.

Headlining BBC Music's Biggest weekend in Coventry is an artist who has had nine number one albums, the latest being the fastest selling vinyl album in 20 years. He's had huge worldwide success in Oasis, with Beady Eye and now as a solo artist. Radio 2's coverage of the biggest weekend culminates with a headline set from Manchester's rock and roll legend Liam Gallagher.

03The Biggest Weekend - Liam Gallagher - Biggest Weekend20180527