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RECENT EVENTS - BBC Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park

Sunday 8 September 2013 - 12:30 PM

BBC Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park

Now in its sixth year, BBC Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park returns for what promises to be a highlight in London's live music calendar this summer. Taking part are some of the UK and world’s best-loved artists, along with the network’s much-loved presenters.

Headlining the concert is legendary Motown R&B singer-songwriter, Smokey Robinson, who's been racking up the hits for an amazing 50 years.

Other acts already announced are:
Scottish rock legends Simple Minds, celebrating 35 successful years
Hawaiian folk rock singer-songwriter and surfer Jack Johnson
Glasgow greats Texas, back after a hiatus of several years
Popular jazz star and Radio 2 presenter Jamie Cullum
Welsh rock icons Manic Street Preachers
The unmistakable voice of global singing star and actor Josh Groban
Singer-songwriter James Blunt with his thoughtful, melodic soft rock
The biggest acoustic driven 13-piece on the planet, the rootsy Treacherous Orchestra

In addition to the main stage there will be a BBC Introducing Stage, where the station will host up-and-coming talent, showcasing their brilliance to the crowds. More details about the acts to appear on this stage will be announced nearer the time.