Barclaycard Presents British Summer Time Hyde Park 2016: Florence + The Machine
Joined by Jamie XX and Kendrick Lamar
BRIT Award winners Florence + The Machine and Platinum-selling, multiple Grammy winner musician Kendrick Lamar are the latest to add their moniker to the illustrious list of former and future Hyde Park stars. A triumphant homecoming in London for Florence Welch, it is affirmation of her huge success since 2009’s debut album Lungs, which made her a household name in the music world. This year Florence returned with How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful which became her third album to reach number one, topping the charts in 7 countries including the UK and USA and was recently nominated for the Mercury Prize. One of the most acclaimed hip-hop artists of his generation, Kendrick Lamar joins Florence + The Machine on July 2nd. The Compton, California native has been compared to Bob Dylan by Pharrell Williams who has also credited Kendrick with re-energising hip hop. Joining Florence and Kendrick on this line up is the fantastic Jamie XX. Founding member of seminal group The xx, who won the Mercury Music Prize in 2010 for their debut album xx, Jamie has since gone on to huge solo success, working with a plethora of the worlds biggest artists such Adele, Alicia Keys and Radiohead. Ticket limit is six per person. Gates open at approximately 2pm. Anyone under 15 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian 18 or over. Children aged 2 and under will be admitted free of charge. Ticket breakdown: £59.50 + £7.74 booking fee. Valid ID required. Disabled Access: all tickets are available via the festival website or AXS.com. There is a Wheelchair platform and an Ambulant area. All tickets come with 1 free personal assistant.
"It’s a real honour to headline Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park."