BST Hyde Park announce closing act for 2018

Virgin Radio

30 Jan 2018, 15:10

British Summer Time have announced that Paul Simon will be closing the festival, and that it will be ‘The Farewell Performance’.

Special guests James Taylor and Bonnie Pratt will be joining him for the show, with more to be announced. He joins fellow headliners Bruno Mars, The Cure, Roger Waters and Eric Clapton .

Simon’s date will be Sunday 15th July, and the set is expected to comprise of classics from his career. It is thought that it could be his last ever gig.

AEG Presents Senior Vice President James King says “There is no finer way to close Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park 2018 than watching Paul Simon take London on a musical odyssey through one of the most remarkable song books in history”

Tickets go on general sale here from 9am on Tuesday 2nd February