The Reflektor tour hits Hyde Park on 3rd July!
Arcade Fire will kick off Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park with a headline slot on Thursday 3rd July.
As one of the best live acts in the world, the million-selling Grammy-winning Arcade Fire's latest album Reflektor topped the charts in the UK and North America and reached #1 in the iTunes charts in 40 countries.
Arcade Fire are renowned for creating an immersive live experience with the help of their audience. Costume and formal attire is optional and encouraged at every show. The carnival atmosphere is heightened by Haitian percussionists and a string section, while special guest appearances along the Reflektor tour have included Debbie Harry and Beck - and filming of new video 'We Exist' saw Spiderman Andrew Garfield join the band onstage at the Coachella Festival in California.
Joining Arcade Fire at Hyde Park will be Jake Bugg and Future Islands
At aged just 20 years old, Jake Bugg has already achieved more than some do in a lifetime. Hailing from Nottingham, this young troubadour, has supported Noel Gallagher, travelled the world playing headline shows of his own and released two hugely successful albums. His debut album 'Jake Bugg', released in 2012 went straight to #1 and has since been certified platinum with his follow 'Shangri La' soon following the next year in 2013, produced by Rick Rubin it went to #3. Jake brings his unique brand of contemporary folk rock to Hyde Park, for his largest show in London to date.
Synthpop heroes Future Islands were born to grace the stage at Hyde Park. Forming in 2006 in Baltimore, USA, they rose to prominence in March this year with a landmark performance on The Late Show with David Letterman with their seminal track 'Seasons (Waiting On You)'. London's Hyde Park is set to fall in love with the breakthrough success of 2014!
Headliners already announced for Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park are Black Sabbath leading a huge day of rock 4th July, The Libertines on July 5th, McBusted on 6th July, Neil Young 12th July and Tom Jones on 13th July.
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