Green Day To Headline British Summer Time Hyde Park 2017

4 October 2016, 09:05 | Updated: 4 October 2016, 09:16

Green Day 2016

The Revolution Radio trio will play the London event on Saturday 1 July next year.

Green Day are the first headliner to be confirmed for Barclaycard presents British Summer Time.

The Hyde Park festival will celebrate its fifth birthday by playing host to the punk rock trio on Saturday 1 July 2017

Frontman Bille Joel Armstrong said: “London in the summer, us and tens of thousands of fans having the biggest party in one of the world's most legendary venues," says Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong, "We have the best year to look forward to and this has just made it extra special.”

Green Day will follow in the footsteps of The Rolling Stones, The Libertines, Stevie Wonder and Florence And The Machine in headlining the festival. 

Tickets will go on sale on Friday 7 October, the same day their twelfth studio album, Revolution Radio, is released. 

Listen to their title track below: