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News: Take That at BST Hyde Park: Special Guests Will Young, Aly & AJ And More Announced

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News: Take That at BST Hyde Park: Special Guests Will Young, Aly & AJ And More Announced

American Express presents BST Hyde Park brings back the superstars for 2023 and we’re delighted to welcome back one the biggest and best loved UK groups ever – Take That. Gary Barlow, Howard Donald and Mark Owen reunite on Saturday 1 July for a day of celebration.

Joining Take That on this vibrant Saturday billing will be Will Young, Aly & AJ, Here At Last, Sonny Tennet and Jazmine Flowers, who all join the previously announced special guests The Script and Sugababes!

With a soulful sound like no other, Will Young has spent the last two decades at the forefront of pop after bursting onto the scene in 2002. His expansive career has culminated in four #1 and two #2 chart topping albums, two BRIT Awards, four UK number one singles and hits including ‘Leave Right Now’, ‘Evergreen’ and ‘Jealousy’. From his debut album From Now On to more recent offerings like Lexicon, Young’s catalogue is a testament to his ability to connect with listeners through his soul wrenching lyrics and melodies. We’re so excited to have him perform at BST Hyde Park for the very first time.

Californian sisters Aly & AJ broke through to the mainstream 14 years ago with the catchiest pop anthem of that year ‘Potential Breakup Song’, and have since honed their sound to range from quirky pop to the dreamy soundscape of ‘Slow Dancing.’ The sisters’ ability to create relatable and empowering pop bangers is undeniable. Get down to Hyde Park for a refreshing burst of positivity and sing along to that mega hit and more!

Made up of Zach Loizou, Tommy Lyon, Pedro Santos, James Thomas and Ryan Burns, Here At Last truly are a modern day boyband. Currently living together in Reading, the quintet have made the leap from obscurity to one of the biggest band’s on TikTok in just over two years, and we’re expecting big things for their warm up for Take That.

Singer songwriter Sonny Tennet first started gigging around the South Shields and Newcastle area when he was just 14-years-old. 10 years on, Sonny’s developed a sound that has seen him reach 50 million streams at Spotify within just a handful of releases, including his breakthrough single ‘Princess.’

London artist Jazmine Flowers is practically the sound baby of Kehlani and BANKS, known for her painfully relatable and honest lyrics about her awkward self and her thoughts on life. We’re delighted to welcome her for a very special Saturday in Hyde Park.

Take That join a host of legendary headliners for our 2023 edition: P!NK (24 + 25 June), Guns N Roses (30 June), BLACKPINK (2 July) Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band (6 + 8 July), Billy Joel (7 July) and Lana Del Rey (9 July).

BST Hyde Park’s hugely popular summer event Open House is back for another year, for eight days across 23 June – 5 July. Open House offers FREE access to BST Hyde Park and there’s truly something for everyone! Including All Things Orchestral on Friday 23 June, presented by Myleene Klass and featuring Alfie Boe, Chef’s Table at The House of Peroni Nastro Azzurro by Mob, Yoga in the Park powered by lululemon, Outdoor Cinema presented by British Airways Highlife Entertainment, and much more.

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.