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Radio 2’s Festival in a Day in Hyde Park – 11th September 2016


The ever popular Radio 2’s Festival in a Day returns to Hyde Park in London with a star studded line up which includes

Elton John

The legendary singer and musician will be headlining Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park, with what promises to be a stellar hit packed set, also featuring tracks from his well received 32nd studio album, Wonderful Crazy Night.


One of the most successful bands of the early 80s, Madness were Top Ten regulars and hit No.1 in 1982 with ‘House of Fun’. Still going strong, forty years after they formed, 2016 will see the release of a new album ‘Can’t Touch Us Now’

Status Quo

Status Quo have been rockin’ for six decades, notching up 65 hit singles, selling over 100m records worldwide and spending more than 400 weeks in the British singles chart. It’s no wonder Francis Rossi and Rick Parfitt from the band were awarded OBEs in 2010 for their services to music.

Gregory Porter

Two years on from his Festival in a Day debut, the Grammy-winning Jazz star returns to wow the Radio 2 faithful. Gregory Porter had planned a career in American football, but following a shoulder injury he found solace singing in local jazz clubs.

LeAnn Rimes

Festival in a Day has established a tradition of bringing you some of the finest country acts, with Kacey Musgraves, The Band Perry, Ward Thomas and The Shires all having wowed the Hyde Park crowd in previous years.

This year we’re delighted to welcome the one and only LeAnn Rimes, celebrating two decades at the top of her game, with over 44 million album sales and huge hit singles including How Do I Live and Can’t Fight The Moonlight.

Jamie Lawson

An experienced live performer, Jamie Lawson’s rise to fame took longer than most, having released his first album over 12 years ago. He shared a bill with Ed Sheeran when they were both regulars on London’s acoustic circuit.

Andreya Triana

British singer-songwriter Andreya Triana has made two albums of her own, sung on top 10 single ‘Everything You Never Had (We Had It All)’ and been nominated for a MOBO award. In 2009 she performed on the BBC Introducing stage at Glastonbury, returning to play again at the festival in 2015.


Scottish rock band, Travis formed in Glasgow in 1990 and rose to fame after the release of their acclaimed debut album Good Feeling in 1997. The Man Who followed in 1999 and brought hit singles ‘Why Does it Always Rain on Me’, ‘Driftwood’ and ‘Writing to Reach You’. Some 25 years after they began, 2016 has seen the release of their eighth studio album ‘Everything At Once’.


All regular tickets for Festival in a Day 2016 have now SOLD OUT.

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