Music superstars are flooding to Hyde Park, London this summer thanks to British Summer Time Hyde Park with Sir Tom Jones leading a day and support coming from Boyzone and Little Mix.
Fresh from the latest hit series of the BBC’s The Voice, the incredible Sir Tom Jones headlines. Tom is one of Britain’s greatest ever vocalists, with an illustrious history, stretching way back to the 1960s.
From the day he crashed on to the scene with his first smash hit ‘It’s Not Unusual’, it was clear that one of the all time great singers had arrived. Still in a class all of his own, he has stayed contemporary by collaborating with a succession of new artists that see him as a true musical hero, from Cerys Matthews, to The Stereophonics. His two most recent albums, ‘Praise & Blame’ and ‘Spirit In The Room’ were produced by Kings of Leon’s man Ethan Johns.
Well used to Royal surroundings, he became Sir Tom for services to music in 2006 and with hits like ‘Green Grass Of Home’, ‘Kiss’ and ‘Delilah’, he has songs that have lasted generations.
Sir Tom Jones said: “I love playing in Hyde Park, it’s such a beautiful place and so many of the greats have played there. There is a real sense of musical history and a fantastic atmosphere that comes with playing in the middle of a great London park on a wonderful summer evening.”
This summer, Boyzone return to the stage to perform their biggest hits. With 20 UK top 40 singles, 6 UK Number 1s and 5 Number 1 albums, along with 4 Brit Awards and an Ivor Novello for Best Contemporary Song, Ronan, Mikey, Shane and Keith are one of Ireland’s most successful exports and best-loved bands.
Boyzone commented: “There’s no bigger gig than Hyde Park and no better day out than playing British Summer Time alongside Sir Tom Jones.”
Little Mix are the biggest girl band in the world right now and take to the Great Oak Stage after dominating the pop charts since winning X Factor in 2011; the first group ever to win the show. They have gone on to bag 2 UK Number 1 singles with ‘Cannonball’ and ‘Wings’ and sell 4 million singles worldwide.
Jesy, Perrie, Jade and Leigh-Anne have been in the US recording their new album and are ecstatic to be returning to the UK to play such a large crowd in historic surroundings.
Little Mix added: “Wow, Hyde Park – so many amazing artists have played there and to be on a line up with Sir Tom Jones is a true honour. We can’t wait to see all The Mixers in the summer sun. And it’s Perrie’s 21st birthday a few days before, so we will be celebrating in style.”
Further international acts and artists will be appearing across all four stages, as Sunday 13th July welcomes the whole family to a great day out as part of the 10 day extravaganza.
Headliners already announced for Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park are Black Sabbath for 4th July, McBusted on 6th July and Neil Young 12th July. Other artists to be announced…
With huge headlining music superstars on the main stage, plus the cream of children’s entertainment around the fantastic site, this is the great British Summer Time, in one place.
Children 5 years old and under go for free, a family of four can buy a ticket for just £90.
GA (Adult) £35.00
Child (6-16) £20.00
Family of 4 £90.00
Access to the Barclaycard Summer Garden for an additional £20 per person.
Tickets for the Terrace are also available, see website for full details.
About Hyde Park and The Royal Parks:
Every year millions of visitors from London, the UK and across the globe enjoy the iconic Hyde Park, one of the Capital’s eight Royal Parks. Spanning 350 acres of green space in central London, Hyde Park has played host to world renowned music artists since the 1960s. The summer concerts are an essential part of income generation for The Royal Parks that provides the necessary funds to maintain and develop the parks for future generations to enjoy.
The Royal Parks are: Bushy Park, The Green Park, Greenwich Park, Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens, The Regent’s Park and Primrose Hill, Richmond Park and St James’s Park. The Royal Parks also manages Victoria Tower Gardens, Brompton Cemetery, Grosvenor Square Gardens and the gardens of 10, 11 and 12 Downing Street.