added: 17 May 2014 // by: Music-News.com Newsdesk
Arcade Fire confirmed as the opening headliner for Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park 2014
The Reflektor tour hits Hyde Park on 3rd July.
Arcade Fire will kick off Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park with a headline slot on Thursday 3rd July.
As one of the best live acts in the world, the million-selling Grammy-winning Arcade Fire's latest album Reflektor topped the charts in the UK and North America and reached #1 in the iTunes charts in 40 countries.
Arcade Fire are renowned for creating an immersive live experience with the help of their audience. Costume and formal attire is optional and encouraged at every show. The carnival atmosphere is heightened by Haitian percussionists and a string section, while special guest appearances along the Reflektor tour have included Debbie Harry and Beck - and filming of new video 'We Exist' saw Spiderman Andrew Garfield join the band onstage at the Coachella Festival in California.
Joining Arcade Fire at Hyde Park will be Wild Beasts and Future Islands
Fresh from releasing their critically acclaimed Top 10 album 'Present Tense' Wild Beasts will be hitting the Hyde Park stage this July. Shortly after this, the band will be off to play shows in the USA, Canada and Australia, so be sure to catch their melodic rock anthems on home soil this summer
Synthpop heroes Future Islands were born to grace the stage at Hyde Park. Forming in 2006 in Baltimore, USA, they rose to prominence in March this year with a landmark performance on The Late Show with David Letterman with their seminal track 'Seasons (Waiting On You)'. London's Hyde Park is set to fall in love with the breakthrough success of 2014!
Headliners already announced for Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park are Black Sabbath leading a huge day of rock 4th July, The Libertines on July 5th, McBusted on 6th July, Neil Young 12th July and Tom Jones on 13th July.
Barclaycard presale tickets available from 9am Monday 19th May: http://www.barclaycardunwind.com
BST/AEG presale: 9am Wednesday 21st May
GENERAL ON-SALE: 9am Friday 23rd May
Tickets from £59.50 + fees