Coventry will host BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend in 2022, three years after the last live Big Weekend festival.

The event, which brings in the biggest names in music, will take place in Coventry’s War Memorial Park from 27-29 May, bringing Coventry 2021 to a close.

​More than 70,000 fans are expected over the three-day event. The line-up and ticketing details, will be announced soon.

Rapper Pa Salieu grew up in Coventry and says he's "more than proud" of his city - adding having Big Weekend there is "very, very exciting".

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