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Gogol Bordello seeking and finding their way to Hyde Park

Gogol Bordello are kicking off their latest UK tour at British Summer Time in Hyde Park on 1 July.

But the gypsy punk band have more than a series of shows up their collective sleeve – they’re releasing their seventh album at the end of August.

“‘Seekers and Finders’ is just a very magical and playful record for us,” says frontman Eugene Hütz. “It just feels quite complete in capturing the Gogol familia transcontinental lifestyle, every side of it… the Good, The Bad, and the Snugly.”  

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Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers hitting Hyde Park

Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers are the latest act to join British Summer Time Hyde Park in 2017.

Billed as their only European date of the year, the 9 July gig is part of the iconic US band’s 40th anniversary tour and just the second time they’ve come to the UK in 18 years. The group, whose 1976 debut self-titled album featured the massive hit ‘American Girl’, last visited London in 2012 when they performed two sold-out shows at the Royal Albert Hall.

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Kings of Leon and Pixies hitting Hyde Park

Kings of Leon are heading to Hyde Park in 2017.

The US band, who recently played a show at intimate London venue 229 Great Portland Street, are headlining British Summer Time festival on 6 July 2017.

Tickets to the show, billed as their only UK festival appearance of the year, go on general sale on 30 November

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Phil Collins making Hyde Park debut

Phil Collins is headed to Hyde Park on Friday 30 June.

The singer’s only European festival performance of 2017 will also be his biggest solo show ever. It takes place three weeks after his five-night run at Royal Albert Hall – which sold out in 15 seconds.

”The reaction from the British public has been overwhelming,” says Collins. “I can’t wait to play Hyde Park and see everyone there.”

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Stevie Wonder performing ‘Songs In The Key Of Life’ in London

Stevie Wonder, performing his landmark ‘Songs In The Key Of Life’ album, joins the British Summer Time Hyde Park lineup for 2016.

The classic album, which celebrates its 40th anniversary this year, gets its debut full UK live performance on 10 July 2016 as Wonder brings his 18-month Songs In The Key Of Life to Europe for the first time.

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