Tom Jones To Headline An Eclectic Hyde Park Roster

Subscribe to Tom Jones alerts

Over two weekends in July, London’s Hyde Park adopts the veneer of festival season, attracting some of the world’s biggest acts to play in front of a sun-drenched crowd, weather permitting. This year’s proceedings will be headlines by legendary singer, Tom Jones, who called the park “a beautiful place,” in a statement.

Tom JonesTom Jones is clearly very excited to be headlining Hyde Park

"I love playing in Hyde Park, it's such a beautiful place and so many of the greats have played there," explained Jones, who recently reignited his popularity with a judging role on the BBC singing show, The Voice. "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."

The family-friendly shows certainly have something for everyone, with Irish band Boyzone, X Factor winners Little Mix and veteran group 10cc all joining in on the fun. Black Sabbath, Soundgarden, Neil Young & Crazyhorse, McBusted, The National, Faith No More, Backstreet Boys and Motorhead are also playing across the two July weekends in London’s famous park. 

More: Tom Jones Performs With Jessie J At Birthday Gig

“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,” wrote Little Mix.“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,” they added.

Jones starts a worldwide tour in Nashville later this month, and will be supporting Morrissey alongside Cliff Richard as a special guest during a concert at the LA Sports Arena on 10 May. Tickets for the British Summer Time Festival will go on sale on Friday 11 April at 9am.

Check out this fan video for 'Hit or Miss'


Tags: Tom Jones - Little Mix - Black Sabbath - British Summer Time Festival

Subscribe to Tom Jones alerts

More Tom Jones

I Am Ali Movie Review

Packed with never-released material, this documentary tells the life story of Muhammad Ali from angles we haven't seen before, even as it has a tendency...

I Am Ali Trailer

'I Am Ali' is a documentary about the life of the boxing champion Muhammad Ali, as much as it is also a documentary about the...

Manic Street Preachers Named Most Lyrically Diverse As 'Futurology' Released

A tasty chunk of news for the music nerds: Manic Street Preachers have been found to be the most lyrically diverse act in a study...

Michael Sheen, Tom Jones Cast In BBC Wales Adaptation Of 'Under Milk Wood'

Michael Sheen, Sir Tom Jones and Sian Phillips have been cast to star in an upcoming BBC Wales TV adaption of Under Milk Wood, a...


Kylie Minogue Blames Voice Exit on Tour Times

The Voice may have been given a popularity boost via a certain Australian popstar, but it’ll have to source a new famous face for next...

Kylie Minogue Quits 'The Voice', Leaving BBC In A Pickle

Signing up Kylie Minogue for The Voice was the BBC's way of proving that this singing contest - with its spinning chairs and blind auditions...

Tom Jones To Headline An Eclectic Hyde Park Roster

Over two weekends in July, London’s Hyde Park adopts the veneer of festival season, attracting some of the world’s biggest acts to play in front...

Morrissey Live, With Support from Sir Cliff Richard and Tom Jones

Morrissey has announced two dates in the United States with support coming from Sir Cliff Richard and Sir Tom Jones. According to the reliable fan-site...



Tom Jones Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Tom Jones

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All