Duran Duran to headline British Summer Time in Hyde Park, sign up for presale tickets

Duran Duran to headline British Summer Time in Hyde Park, sign up for presale tickets

'80s synth-pop pioneers perform in the capital with support from Gwen Stefani and Nile Rodgers and Chic

Duran Duran are the latest headline act to be confirmed for the British Summer Time concert series. The four-piece will headline at the Hyde Park event on Sun 12 Jul. Presale tickets for the show go on sale at 9am on Thu 12 Mar. Sign up below to receive the presale link to your inbox. General sale tickets are available at 10am on Fri 13 Mar.

Duran Duran formed in Birmingham in the late '70s and the band went on to be one of the most successful groups of the '80s. They achieved 14 singles in the top 10 of the UK Singles Chart and have sold over 100 million records worldwide. Major hits from the group include 'Girls On Film', 'Come Undone', 'Rio' and 'Ordinary World'. Since then the four-piece have released fourteen studio albums, the most recent of which, titled Paper Gods, came out in 2015.

Duran Duran celebrate their 40th anniversary with this special outdoor concert date which will be their first London show in five years. Support for the show comes from Grammy Award-winner Gwen Stefani. She has achieved global success as a multi-platinum solo performer, songwriter, and the iconic frontwoman for rock band No Doubt. Disco veterans Nile Rodgers and Chic also make the bill with more to be announced.

The British Summer Time concert series returns in 2020 for its eighth installment, during which Duran Duran joins the bill alongside fellow headline acts Post Malone, Kendrick Lamar, Taylor Swift, Pearl Jam and Little Mix.

British Summer Time 2020 lineup:
Thu 2 Jul – Post Malone
Sat 4 Jul – Little Mix
Sun 5 Jul – Kendrick Lamar
Fri 10 Jul – Pearl Jam
Sat 11 Jul – Taylor Swift
Sun 12 Jul – Duran Duran

Duran Duran perform at BST in Hyde Park, London on Sun 12 Jul. Presale tickets for the show go on sale at 9am on Thu 12 Mar. General sale begins at 10am on Fri 13 Mar. Sign up below to receive presale access.

Duran Duran

The foppish 80s yacht-botherers return for their first full UK tour in seven years (although true fans will still be drying out their shoulder pads following their rain-soaked appearance at Edinburgh Castle in 2009), with a new album to punt.