Daryl Hall to join Billy Joel at BST Hyde Park on Friday 7 July

With BST just around the corner, American Express presents BST Hyde Park are delighted to announce another legend for a very special show this July. Joining Billy Joel’s incredible headline show is none other than Daryl Hall.

One of the most popular recording artists and respected entertainers in history, Billy Joel will perform on the BST stage on Friday 7 July, with special guest Daryl Hall, with more brilliant names to be announced. Final tickets are available to purchase.

Like his friend Billy Joel, Daryl Hall is an international musical treasure – he’s an inductee into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and the star of his very own award-winning web series-turned-TV staple, Live from Daryl’s House. This special BST appearance will see Daryl Hall make his Hyde Park debut. Also announced is his headline show two days later with Daryl’s House Band, plus special guest Todd Rundgren at London’s Eventim Apollo on Sunday 9 July. Tickets go on sale 10am, Friday 24 March.

The Philadelphia soul man is still achieving career milestones more than four decades later, continuing to perform with his band to sold out venues everywhere. With an expansive catalogue of hits including “Maneater” and “You Make My Dreams”, this will 100% be a classic singalong BST Hyde Park day out.

Elsewhere for Billy Joel, one of the most recognised concert films of all time, Live At Yankee Stadium, came to cinemas on Wednesday 5 & Sunday 9 October in celebration of 50 years of Billy Joel. Billy Joel is the sixth best-selling recording artist of all time and the third best-selling solo artist, as well as one of the biggest concert draws in the world. Joel’s songs have acted as personal and cultural touchstones for millions of people across five decades.

Having sold 160 million records over the past quarter century, the hits have continued for almost five decades, scoring 33 consecutive Top 40s. Joel has received the RIAA’s Diamond Award twice for Greatest Hits Volume I & Volume II and The Stranger, presented for albums that have sold over 10 million copies. He is the recipient of 23 GRAMMY nominations and six GRAMMY Awards, including the prestigious Grammy Legend Award. Joel has been inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame, and has received numerous awards including a TONY Award for ‘Movin’ Out’, The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, the once-in-a-century ASCAP Centennial Award. Additionally, he is a Kennedy Center honoree and has received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Billy Joel joins previously announced headliners P!NK (24 + 25 June), Guns N’ Roses (30 June), Take That (1 July), BLACKPINK (2 July), Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band (6 + 8 July) on the BST Hyde Park billing for 2023.

2022’s BST Hyde Park saw three monumental weekends of music; the Rocketman himself Elton John performed as a part of his Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour, The Rolling Stones were reunited with Hyde Park for two incredible sell out nights, with an emotional and triumphant tribute to the late Charlie Watts. London’s global star Adele brought it home for two shows with an incredible all female line up. The Sunday vibes were offered up by Americana legends Eagles and Pearl Jam provided two packed nights of rock n roll. Finally, one of Britain’s best loved groups, Duran Duran, closed the final night with a day of singalong smash hits.

Tickets are on sale now.

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Photo credit – Myrna Suárez

About American Express presents BST Hyde Park:

Set in London’s beautiful Royal Park, the event kicked off in 2013 with The Rolling Stones reliving their legendary 1969 gig, plus Bon Jovi, Lionel Richie and many more packing out the park for memorable summer nights.

The event has featured many now famous shows from Carole King, Celine Dion, Stevie Wonder, Barbra Streisand, Adele, The Rolling Stones, Taylor Swift, Robbie Williams, Black Sabbath, Take That, Kylie Minogue, The Who, Blur, Kendrick Lamar, The Strokes and so many more.

Every year, each headliner is joined by a full supporting line-up across multiple stages, from major superstars to handpicked developing acts performing for fans from across the UK and the world.
And the midweek programme allows free access to the site with outdoor cinema, street food markets, children’s theatre, fitness classes, summer sports screenings, evening events, live music and much more.

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