Tears for Fears added as tickets go on sale for BBC's 'Biggest Weekend' in Coventry - The Coventry Observer

7th Aug, 2022

Tears for Fears added as tickets go on sale for BBC's 'Biggest Weekend' in Coventry

TEARS for Fears have been added to the line-up as ticket’s go on sale today for the BBC’s Biggest Weekend taking place in Coventry.

The event will take place on the May Bank Holiday, May 27 and 28.

Tears for Fears are a 1980s chart topping duo whose hits include ‘Mad World’, ‘Everybody Wants to Rule the World’ and ‘Change’.

There will also be performances from Paloma Faith, UB40, Jamie Cullum, Billy Ocean and Snow Patrol.

With a combination of household names and home-grown talent, the concert will also be a celebration of Coventry’s musical diversity and newly acquired status as UK City of Culture.

BBC Radio 2 will be covering the Sunday, with BBC Radio 3 broadcasting on Monday.

With over 175,000 tickets available to the public, The Biggest Weekend will be the BBC’s ‘biggest ever’ celebration of music.

Councillor Abdul Khan, deputy leader and cabinet member responsible for events, said: “I’m delighted to hear more great names being announced for The Biggest Weekend in Coventry.

“Coventry already has an excellent reputation for hosting high profile artists in the city and now we have confirmation of more national acts being added to the bill which will add to the excitement.

“I’m sure the latest line-up – with Sunday’s headliner and more names still to be announced – will make the May Bank Holiday event even more exciting for the people of Coventry.”

Tickets are priced at £18 plus £4.50 booking fee.

For more information go to www.bbc.co.uk/biggestweekend​

Support community journalism by making a contribution.

The Coventry Observer's team of journalists provide a trusted source news, sport, entertainment and events going on in your area and issues which matter to you - both via our free weekly print edition and daily updates on our website.

Every contribution, however big or small, you can make will help us continue to do that now and in the future.

Thanks for reading this and the Coventry Observer.

Are you on Facebook?

Like or follow our Facebook page - facebook.com/CovObserver to get daily news updates straight to your news feed.

Property Finder 24/7

Search for properties in Worcestershire, Warwickshire and the West Midlands.

Reader Travel

Check out all of the latest reader travel offers to get your hands on some free gifts.

Buy Photos

Buy photos online from the Coventry Observer newspaper.

Recruitment

Find a career you'll love with our free career finder website.