The Hampton Court Palace Festival has another fantastic line-up, set against the backdrop of the Tudor Base Court.
Chic are best known for their big hit Le Freak (you definitely know it, even if you don't know you know it). They've been undergoing a bit of a renaissance during the last few years on the back of Le Freak being given a belated Grammy and working with Daft Punk. That led to their first new single in 23 years, a string of live shows, and now here they are -- playing two nights at Hampton Court.
If you arrive early then you'll be able to enjoy some pre-show food in the East Front Gardens (from 5.30 PM). They'll be plenty of street food stalls and open-air bars around the waterside gazebos. You can even buy yourself a Fortnum & Mason picnic hamper filled with seasonal ingredients from Fortnum's famous Food Halls.
> Craig’s review of Hampton Court Palace – “If you grew up within ten miles of Hampton Court Palace then this place was your educational day out. This is how they'd teach you some British history. They'd cram fifty kids into a big bus and then make you troop around the grounds for two hours counting up the Tudor chimneys (because every single chimney is different, you see -- and if you came here ten thousand ti… continued”
Jools Holland at the Hampton Court Festival – 6 Jun 2019 – Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra will be playing at the Hampton Court Palace Festival
The Jacksons at the Hampton Court Festival – 7 Jun 2019 – Legendary Motown band The Jacksons will be playing at this year's Hampton Court Palace Festival
Busted at the Hampton Court Festival – 8 Jun 2019 – Busted are back together and will be playing in the Base Court at this year's Hampton Court Palace Festival
Caro Emerald at the Hampton Court Festival – 12 Jun 2019 – Caro Emerald will be playing in the Tudor Base Court at this year's Hampton Court Palace Festival
Richard Ashcroft (from The Verve) – 4 May 2019 – Richard Ashcroft from The Verve will be playing songs from his latest album Natural Rebel at London Olympia
Australian band Sticky Fingers – 4 May 2019 – Aussie rockers Sticky Fingers are bringing their world tour to the UK and playing one night at the O2 Academy Brixton
Imelda May — An Evening of Celtic Soul – 6 May 2019 – Join Irish singer Imelda May at the London Palladium as she plays songs by the likes of Van Morrison and The Chieftans
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