Metronomy and The Horrors to support Blur at British Summer Time Hyde Park

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 27 February 2015
Damon Albarn

Blur's Damon Albarn

Blur will be supported by Metronomy and The Horrors at Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park

Blur will be supported by Metronomy and The Horrors at Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park.

The electro pop and garage rock bands will play before the recently reformed four-piece 'Parklife' hitmakers at the central London park when they perform on June 20, with several other acts also warming up the stage.

Grunge rock duo Drenge, Congo band Jupiter & Okwess International, rapper Roots Manuva, swing trio Kitty, Daisy & Lewis, and three-piece London indie group Teleman.

Completing the line-up will be 80s inspired pop star Iris Gold, techno trio Fufanu and punk rockers Sugarmen.

The special guests - which will be spread across three stages - will all lead up to Blur's return to the park, which will make them the only act to perform at the park five times.

The Brit pop group - featuring Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Alex James and Dave Rowntree - announced the show earlier this month at the same time as they revealed they will release their first new album as a four-piece in 16 years on April 27, 'The Magic Whip'.

Taylor Swift, Kylie Minogue and The Who will perform separate events as part of the Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park series of shows.

Tickets to the gig went on sale at 9am this morning (27.02.15).

British Summer Time Festival

A big old music festival, held across a number of stages in sunny Hyde Park. This year's headliners are Phil Collins (30 Jun), Green Day (1 Jul), Justin Bieber (2 Jul) and Kings of Leon (6 Jul).

Hyde Park, London W2

Fri 6 Jul 2018

prices vary

Sat 14 Jul 2018

prices vary

The Horrors

Hailing from Southend-on-Sea, the four-piece performs psychedelic punk tinged with elements of goth.

Bierkeller, Bristol

Wed 25 Oct

£17.50 / 0117 926 8514

KOKO, London NW1

Sun 29 Oct

£18.50 / 0870 432 5527

Leeds Metropolitan University Studio Theatre

Sat 21 Oct

£17.50 / 0113 283 5998

Also at:

Metronomy

Aka Brighton electronica artist and remixer Joseph Mount and his band who play breezy intelligent indie pop.

Brighton Dome

Sun 22 Oct

£21.45 / 01273 709709

Marble Factory, Bristol

Fri 20 Oct

£19.50

  • 19:00

Motion, Bristol

Fri 20 Oct

Sold out / 0117 972 3111

Also at:

Blur

Seminal Britpop outfit fronted by with an enviable and eclectic backcatlogue of indie hits including 'Country House', 'Parklife', 'Song 2' and 'There's No Other Way'.

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