Celine Dion will headline the British Summer Time festival this summer. The festival will run from Friday 5 July to Sunday 14 July in London’s Hyde Park and it will be Celine’s only European concert this year.
Celine will headline the concert on 5 July with further support acts to be announced at a later date. Other headline acts on other days includes Florence + The Machine, Robbie Williams, Bob Dylan and Neil Young.
Celine Dion represented Switzerland in the 1988 Eurovision Song Contest where she won with the song ‘Ne Partez Pas Sans Moi’. Since then she has made a name for herself as a global superstar releasing the power ballad filled back catalogue which includes the hits ‘The Power of Love’, ‘Tell Him’ with Barbra Streisand, ‘Immortality’ with the Beegees, ‘Think Twice’, ‘It’s All Coming Back To me Now’ and the theme song to the Oscar winning film ‘Titanic’ ‘My Heart Will Go On’.
More recently Celine has embarked on an artist residencies in Las Vegas’ Caesar’s Palace which proved hugely popular and has written and performed the song ‘Ashes’ for the soundtrack for superhero film ‘Deadpool 2’ which was included in our Top 40 Songs of 2018.
This will be Celine’s first time performing in London’s Hyde Park:
‘I’m so excited. I love London, and it’s a great honour for me to be part of the Barclaycard presents BST Hyde Park concerts. I can’t wait. Summertime in London, here we come!”
Tickets for the concert will be available in a fan pre-sale on 23 January, with general sale tickets available on 29 January.