Hackney Weekend in pictures

12:48 25 June 2012

Leona Lewis. Photo: Carmen Valino

Leona Lewis. Photo: Carmen Valino

carmen valino all rightsCarmen Valino - freelance on shift

Photos of the BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra Hackney Weekend (see link on right hand side of page).

From Hackney girl Leona Lewis’ spectacular opening on Saturday afternoon, to Rihanna’s high-energy closing performance, the BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra Hackney Weekend had something for every music fan.

Acts ranged from RnB and hip hop acts in the 1Xtra tent to club anthems in the Dance Arena to up-and-coming talent on the BBC Introducing stage.

Highlights of the two-day festival on Hackney Marshes included Jay-Z, special guest Dizzee Rascal, Jack White and DJ Calvin Harris.

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