London Live announced for Hyde Park, Victoria Park & Trafalgar Square

could it host Madonna, and The Rolling Stones?

published: Wed 23rd Nov 2011

The Rolling Stones

Friday 27th July to Sunday 9th September 2012
Hyde Park, Victoria Park and Trafalgar Square in London, England
varies depending upon event main events free
daily capacity: 50000
last updated: Thu 30th Aug 2012

Event promoters Live Nation have unveiled their London Live events set to take place in London's Hyde Park, Victoria Park and Trafalgar Square from Friday 27th July until Sunday 9th September 2012.

The Rolling Stones
The Rolling Stones
Live Nation will stage two very special Celebration Concerts in Hyde Park to coincide with two key milestones of the London 2012 Olympic Games, the Opening Ceremony on Friday 27th July and the Closing Ceremony on Sunday 12th August. Ticket prices and headline acts for these two concerts, along with details about the rest of the London Live programme, will be announced in early 2012.

Rumours are that these acts could well be Madonna, and The Rolling Stones celebrating their 50th Anniversary, although the London Standard has just reported, (here), that Madonna is due to play Hyde Park on Wednesday 11th July.

The three open-air venues in the heart of the capital will also offer hundreds of thousands of Londoners and visitors to the city the chance to join in with the London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games.

As well as giant state of the art screens for crowds of all ages to watch live action from the Olympic and Paralympic Games, each location will offer a variety of entertainment including live music, outdoor arts and performance, plus opportunities to try out different sports.

The Mayor of London, The Royal Parks, the London Borough of Tower Hamlets and Live Nation have teamed up to create the event which will allow attendees to watch outdoor screenings of the 2012 sporting action alongside free live entertainment. Full details will be announced shortly and the official website - www.londonlive.uk.com - is launched today for people to register their interest.

John Probyn, COO of Live Nation, said "We have a great pedigree of delivering fantastic open air events in Hyde Park and are excited to be working on delivering the same quality events in Victoria Park and Trafalgar Square for Londoners and visitors to the capital for the London 2012 Games. Our aim is to deliver one of London's biggest Olympic celebrations."

Friday 27th July to Sunday 9th September 2012
Hyde Park, Victoria Park and Trafalgar Square in London, England
varies depending upon event main events free
daily capacity: 50000
last updated: Thu 30th Aug 2012


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