Every year millions of visitors from London, the UK and across the globe enjoy the iconic Hyde Park, one of the capital’s eight Royal Parks. Spanning 350 acres of green space in central London, Hyde Park has hosted world-renowned music artists since the 1960s. The summer concerts are an essential part of income generation for The Royal Parks, providing necessary funds to maintain and develop the parks for future generations to enjoy.
The show delivered a stunning politically charged performance with a set that looked back at Pink Floyd’s back catalogue along with material from Waters’ latest solo album.
Noting Winwood and Clapton on the same bill I couldn’t fail to appreciate the significance that the two performed in the same location, albeit in the same band – Blind Faith, nearly 50 years ago.
“I don’t get to overrule shit. It’s a hopeless democracy.” Pelle on the dynamics and politics within The Hives
An epic day filled with epic bands; Green Day and Rancid will be joined on Saturday 1st July by Gogol Bordello, The Hives, The Living End, Beach Slang, SWMRS, Sunflower Bean and Public Access TV
Securing headliners Black Sabbath meant that many Uk rock fans faced a dilemma of choice. However securing a very strong supporting cast in the shape of Soundgarden, Faith no More and many others proved to be a winner