Florence + The Machine to play British Summer Time Hyde Park

3 December 2018, 09:08 | Updated: 3 December 2018, 14:21

Florence Welch live in 2018
Florence Welch live in 2018. Picture: Samir Hussein/Redferns/Getty Images

Ms Welch will be the second headliner for Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park in July 2019, supported by The National.

Florence + The Machine are to headline Barclaycard Presents British Summer Time Hyde Park next year.

Florence, who has taken The Machine on tour to play their new album High As Hope around the world this year, is the second headliner to be announced for the series of shows and will play Hyde Park on Saturday 13 July 2019.

2019 sees Florence kick off the year with Australasian dates, followed by a trek across Europe and then selected festival shows, including Boardmasters, Werchter and Sziget.

Joining Florence + The Machine on the bill will be Ohio indie institution The National straight off the back of their latest album Sleep Well Beast; Swedish electro pop star Lykke Li; Texan band Khruangbin; and Sunderland’s own Mercury Prize nominee Nadine Shah. More acts will be announced.

Tickets for the show will go on sale at 9am on Friday 7 December.

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Florence + The Machine BST Hyde Park poster
Florence + The Machine BST Hyde Park poster. Picture: Press

Over the years, the event has seen The Rolling Stones return to Hyde Park, Carole King play her classic album Tapestry in full for the first time ever, comebacks for The Strokes and The Libertines, and many more.

2018 saw Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park play host to The Cure, Roger Waters, Bruno Mars, Michael Buble, Eric Clapton and Paul Simon’s last ever UK concert.

Already announced for the 2019 run of BST Hyde Park shows is Robbie Williams, who will headline on Sunday 14 July.

Matt Berninger of The National
Matt Berninger of The National. Picture: Sebastian Reuter/Getty Images

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