If you didn't manage to get any tickets for the Olympics then check out London Live. It will be taking place between the 27th July and 12th August at three different locations across the capital -- Hyde Park, Victoria Park and Trafalgar Square.
The 27th July will be extra special because Hyde Park will be hosting a spectacular celebration concert to mark the Opening Ceremony, with performances by Snow Patrol, Stereophonics, Duran Duran and Paolo Nutini.
Guest – “Hi we are coming from overseas and have missed out on tickets for the opening of the games. Hyde Park for the opening looks like a great choice but is this a 'bring your picnic and rug/chair' sort of venue? What time would w… more”
Admin – “If it rains you're out of luck -- it's an open air event.
here is an edited list of items that you're not allowed to take inside (taken from their terms and conditions page at btlondonlive.com/useful-info/ticket-ter ... condi… more”
Guest – “Thanks so much for your reply. Its a bit confusing because on another site it talks about buying tickets @ 60 pounds pp for the opening ceremony @ Hyde Park Is this something seperate from the free concert? Is this another eve… more”
If you like this, here are some more concerts at Hyde Park…
Bon Jovi, Kaiser Chiefs and Bush – 5th July 2013 In what is shaping up to be a big summer for concerts in the park, American rockers Bon Jovi have announced that they will be playing one night in June. The band are promising to play some brand new songs from their latest album “What About Now”, alongside classic tracks like “Livin’ on a Prayer”, “You Give Love a Bad Name”, “Who Says You Can’t Go Home” and “It’s My Life”.
The Rolling Stones, at Hyde Park – 6th July 2013 The world’s greatest rock’n'roll band, the Rolling Stones will be revisiting the scene of one of their most famous concerts when they play 2 nights at Hyde Park. Now you can see Mick, Keith, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood back on the stage, following the huge success of their “50 and Counting” shows.