BST Festival 2020

BST Festival 2020
Pearl Jam
British Summer Time, Hyde Park, London
Friday 10th July

Plus special guests
White Reaper
+ more to be announced

BST Hyde Park have announced another mammoth headliner for 2020, with US rock titans Pearl Jam set to play on Friday 10th July. They’ll be supported by Pixies and White Reaper – more be announced. Some tickets on sale from today…

Until 9.30am Saturday 7 December 2019, eligible American Express® Cardmembers can exclusively purchase tickets before they go on sale to the general public. Click here to book.

Pearl Jam will take to Hyde Park in a UK Exclusive live performance for 2020. They are the second act to be announced and join the ultimate girl band Little Mix who will headline BST Hyde Park on Saturday 4th July.

Formed in Seattle in 1990, Pearl Jam were one of the pioneers of the alternative rock movement that changed music forever. Lead by the superstar frontman Eddie Vedder, Pearl Jam: BST festival, Hyde Park, London – preview and ticket info their breakout debut album Ten, released in 1991, had a lasting impact on the scene, achieving the group mainstream success. They’ve inspired countless bands with their hits, including Black, Jeremy, Alive and
Rearviewmirror. They’ve sold more than 85 million albums worldwide and have built a reputation for being one of the most incredible live acts of all time. Rolling Stone listed them as one of the ‘Top Ten Live Acts Of All Time’ in its readers’ poll in 2011. Last year, the band performed two nights at the O2 Arena in London to rave reviews, with Classic Rock calling their last London show an “astonishing end-of-tour blow out”.

Releasing their tenth studio album Lightning Bolt in 2013, 2020 marks 30 years since the band’s formation and Hyde Park is going to be one hell of a celebration.

Joining Pearl Jam are fellow US rock legends, Pixies. Formed in 1986, Pixies have inspired a wealth of bands since Pearl Jam: BST festival, Hyde Park, London – preview and ticket info including Nirvana, Radiohead, two past BST Hyde Park headliners The Strokes and Blur – and even a future one, Pearl Jam. Renowned for their incredible live shows, fronted by the mesmeric Black Francis, guitarist Joey Santiago, David Lowering and newest member Paz Lenchantin, this your chance to hear Debaser, Gigantic, Here Comes Your Man and Where Is My Mind? in all their glory plus newer songs from their 2019 album Beneath The Eyrie.

Hailing from Louisville in Kentucky, White Reaper will bring rock & roll to Hyde Park on 10th July. They specialise in bubblegum hooks and psychedelic weirdness Pearl Jam: BST festival, Hyde Park, London – preview and ticket info over their short, energetic garage punk songs. Formed by singer/guitarist Tony Esposito and twin brothers Nick and Sam Wilkerson while they were still teens, the group released its first single in 2013 Conspirator/The Cut. Their latest album You Deserve Love was released last month.

Tickets are on general sale at 10am on Saturday 7th December with presale tickets also available:
Pearl Jam BST presale – Thursday 5th December at 10am
Pearl Jam Westminster, TRP & Ticket Agent presale – Friday 6th December at 10am
Pearl Jam General sale – Saturday 7th December at 10am

American Express presents BST Hyde Park is an award-winning festival:
Shortlisted for Best Festival at the Q Awards 2018
Shortlisted for Best Major Festival and Best Metropolitan Festival at the Festival Awards 2018
‘Best Live Act’ The Cure @ British Summer Time Hyde Park at the Live UK Magazine Awards 2018
Shortlisted for Best Major Festival and Best Metropolitan Festival at the UK Festival Awards 2017
AEG/Goldenvoice (organisers of BST) ‘Best Promoter’ at the UK Festival Awards 2016
Headline Performance of the Year (The Libertines) at the UK Festival Awards 2014
‘Festival of the Year’ at the UK Event Awards 2013
‘Best Use of New Technology’ at the Festival Awards 2013

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