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London British Summer Time Festival set to continue after lockdown with Pearl Jam and Duran Duran headlining

With lockdown measures set to ease from March 8 and, it seems, almost entirely by June 21, many of us are looking forward to a summer without social distancing.

Londoners are no doubt eager for some normalcy, with pub nights and meeting friends and family back on the cards.

Concerts and concerts are also on the program again, including the famous British Summer Time festival in Hyde Park which is expected to continue.

Around the same time last year, almost all hope was lost for fans of live music, as events played the role of death following reports of back-to-back cancellations across the country.

This year sees the resurrection of many, including the popular London Festival.

The monster event, presented by American Express, will be featured by rock sensations Duran Duran and Pearl Jam.

On July 9 and 10, festival-goers can enjoy the sounds of multi-platinum American band Pearl Jam. While on July 11, legendary ’80s band Duran Duran will take the stage alongside special guests, disco-funk Nile Rodgers & Chic and iconic superstar Grace Jones.

Duran Duran, consisting of Nick Rhodes, John Taylor, Roger Taylor and singer Simon Le Bon, said of the upcoming festival:

“We are very happy to announce the new date for our return to Hyde Park. This will be our first show in London in six years and we are honored to have two of our musical heroes Nile Rodgers and Grace Jones join us at the attach. “

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The group formed in 1978 and recorded 14 UK Top 10 singles, plus a record 21 on the US Billboard Hot 100. They have sold over 100 million records worldwide.

Formed in 1990, rock titans Pearl Jam, consisting of bassist Jeff Ament, rhythm guitarist Stone Gossard, lead guitarist Mike McCready, drummer Matt Cameron and singer Eddie Vedder, will grace the stage for a two-day fun-fest. of their greatest successes.

It will be their biggest show in London yet.

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As one of the best-selling bands of all time, Pearl Jam has sold over 85 million albums worldwide, including UK Official Album Chart entries such as VS, Vitalogy and most recently Lightning Rod. . In 2020, Pearl Jam returned to the studio after a seven-year hiatus to release their album titled “Gigaton”.

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