Radio 2 announces Live in Hyde Park acts
All this week, BBC Radio 2 is announcing new names who will perform at the station’s annual outdoor live music event.
Zoe Ball, who is covering breakfast this week for Chris Evans, has so far announced Simple Minds, Jack Johnso, Texas and Jamie Cullum.
More will be announced each morning at 8:15 for the ticketed event.
Jeff Smith, Head of Music, Radio 2 and 6 Music, said: “It’s great to have Radio 2 back live in Hyde Park, in the heart of the capital joined by world famous artists who reflect the breadth and diversity of the network’s output.
This year the focus is on getting friends and families together for a summer’s day out full of music and good times.”
The event will see two stages this year – with a BBC Introducing stage along with the main stage.
Jason Carter, Head of Live Music and Events for Popular Music, said: “This year’s Radio 2 show in Hyde Park is going to bigger and better than ever before, with a fantastic line-up of UK and international artists on the main stage, as well as the addition of a new second stage showcasing brand new talent. It’ll be one of this summer’s best music events!”
Coverage will be provided by the BBC on the Red Button.