The Olympic Games will be a Brit classy
Games gig to showcase the best of British music talent
By GORDON SMART, Showbiz Editor
The line-up for the BT London Live Olympic opening ceremony celebration concert on Friday July 27 has been confirmed.
As the games kick off in the east of the capital bands representing the four home nations Snow Patrol (Northern Ireland), Paolo Nutini (Scotland), Duran Duran (England) and Stereophonics (Wales) will play the huge gig in Hyde Park.
They will all play greatest hits sets in front of 60,000 fans.
Blur have already been confirmed to play another huge Hyde Park concert on August 12 as part of the sporting event’s closing ceremony celebrations.
Tickets for the BT London Live Opening Ceremony Celebration Concert go on sale to the general public on Friday at 9am from BTLondonLive
BT customers will be able to pick them up 24 hours earlier via BT LondonLive
Courtesy The Sun UK