see Elton John, Ray Davies, Elvis Costello, & more at British Summer Time

in Hyde Park - tickets on sale today

published: Thu 23rd May 2013

Ray Davies

Friday 5th to Sunday 14th July 2013
Hyde Park, Park Lane, Kensington & Chelsea, Greater London, W2 2UH, England MAP
from £35 to £495
daily capacity: 65000
last updated: Tue 9th Jul 2013

From 9am today, Thursday 23rd May, tickets go on sale for Elton John and his band's headline performance on Friday, 12th July, at AEG Live's new flagship event British Summer Time which takes place at Hyde Park in London over 10 days from Friday 5th until Sunday 14th July 2013.

The day will also feature singer-songwriters playing across 3 stages including Ray Davies, Elvis Costello, Nick Lowe, Lucy Rose, Justin Currie, Tift Merritt, To Kill A King, Thea Gilmore, Scott McFarnon, and Olivia Sebastianelli.

British Summer Time is the first big event in Hyde Park since AEG Live won the tender to host concerts there, replacing Live Nation. The event includes a village green with a pub and farmers' market. Plus real lavatories, an outdoor pool bar, bistros, restaurants and cocktail bars.

Across Hyde Park, there will be four themed zones each with its own specially designed installations and entertainment, high quality restaurants, bespoke salons, pubs, cocktail bars, cafes, bistros and independent food stalls. AEG is also committed to working with the natural surroundings of Hyde Park to ensure an environmentally-friendly footprint and has commissioned an internationally respected team of ecologists to advise on the planning and construction of Barclaycard British Summer Time.

From Monday to Thursday, the entire British Summer Time site, save for the main Great Oak Stage, will give visitors the chance to get involved with smaller, more intimate events offering film, music, literature, sport and a specific family day for the whole family.

To buy tickets now, where available, click here.

Bon Jovi will headline the first night, on Friday 5th July with support from Kaiser Chiefs, and Bush. Also confirmed for that day are The Futureheads, Charlie Simpson, The Coronas, Bernhoft, Rival Sons, Little Barrie, Funeral Suits, Leo Gun, All The Young, Josh Flowers & The Wild, and The Virginmarys. Tickets for Bon Jovi are priced at £65.

The Rolling Stones headline on Saturday 6th July with support from The Vaccines, The Temper Trap, Gary Clark Jr., King Charles, and Palma Violets. Also confirmed for that day are The Boxer Rebellion, Temples, Story Books, Tribes, Broken Hands, Drenge, Gabriel Bruce, Will Heard, TriggerFinger, Kimberley Anne, Splashh, Loom, Will Cook, and Whinnie Williams. All ticket options for this show sold out in just over an hour.

The Rolling Stones headline again on Saturday 13th July with support from Jake Bugg, Tom Odell, The 1975, Vintage Trouble, The Horrors, Public Service Broadcasting, The Family Rain, Valerie June, Adam Cohen, Fink, Hudson Taylor, Luke Sital Singh, James Bay, Keziah Jones, Hero Fisher, Propellers, The Riptide Movement, and Wild Smiles. Tickets for this show are still available priced from £599.

Lionel Richie and Jennifer Lopez bring British Summer Time to a close in Hyde Park London on Sunday 14th July, also feat. Stooshe, Eliza Doolittle, Nile Rodgers and Chic, Charlie Brown, Vince Kidd, Smiler, Amplify Dot, Al Jarreau, Beverly Knight, Delilah and Angel.

For the line-up details as available please click here.

The first Sunday headliner, and line-up additions are still to be announced. AEG Live will be delivering the concert series in Hyde Park each year for the next 5 years.

Tickets for final Friday with Sir Elton John, Ray Davies, Elvis Costello and more are priced at £59.50 or £84.50 for golden circle, £425 for The Garden tickets (golden circle, and inclusive beer, wine soft drinks throughout the day), and £495 for Kings View seated in the hospitality grandstand with reception drinks followed by three course buffet in the King's View Lounge plus inclusive wine, beer and soft drinks throughout the day .

To buy tickets now, for Elton John, click here.



Friday 5th to Sunday 14th July 2013
Hyde Park, Park Lane, Kensington & Chelsea, Greater London, W2 2UH, England MAP
from £35 to £495
daily capacity: 65000
last updated: Tue 9th Jul 2013


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