Replacing Tom Jones who has pulled out due to illness
London Live have announced that pop icon Will Young will perform at London Live in Hyde Park on Saturday 28 July as part of London’s biggest free celebration of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
He will perform on the Main Stage, in between broadcasts on giant screens showing the best of the day’s sporting action courtesy of the BBC. This follows the news that Tom Jones will no longer be performing at BT London Live.
“I’m sad that Tom Jones can’t do the show, I hope he gets well soon, and am very happy and excited to be playing Hyde Park for the Olympic events tomorrow”.
Newton Faulkner is also scheduled to perform at BT London Live Hyde Park tomorrow.
BT London Live Hyde Park kicks off tonight with the Opening Ceremony Celebration Concert with Paolo Nutini, Duran Duran, Stereophonics and Snow Patrol.
The series of free events then continues on until 11 August.
The Main Stage in Hyde Park will feature a host of great musical artists including: Rebecca Ferguson, Alexandra Burke, Amy MacDonald, McFly, Saint Etienne, The Overtones and The Temper Trap. London Live have confirmed that Ocean Colour Scene, Ren Harvieu, Cover Drive, The Enemy, Lemar and The View have all been added to the main stage line up presented by Absolute Radio and Magic FM.