‘Best of British’ headline BT London Olympic concert- 22 Feb 2012 00:00:00
Blur, winners of this week’s Outstanding Contribution Award at the Brit Awards 2012, have been announced as the headline act for the BT London Live Closing Ceremony Celebration Concert in Hyde Park.
The open-air concert – organised by the Mayor of London, The Royal Parks and the London Borough of Tower Hamlets – will take place on Sunday 12th August, the date of the Closing Ceremony.
Ticketholders watching the band on stage will also be able to witness the London 2012 celebrations via Hyde Park's giant screens, which will be showing highlights of the Closing Ceremony from the Olympic Park.
Joining Blur for the "Best Of British" line up will be The Specials and New Order with a special guest to be announced soon.
Tickets for the BT London Live Closing Ceremony Celebration Concert go on sale on Friday at 9.00am priced at £55.