Arcade Fire to play Hyde Park show on July 3

Canadians will be supported by Jake Bugg, Wild Beasts, Future Islands and Band Of Skulls

Arcade Fire are to play at London’s Hyde Park on July 3 as part of British Summer Time.

Support on the day will come from Jake Bugg, Wild Beasts, Future Islands and Band Of Skulls. It’s the second time the Canadians have played at Hyde Park, the previous occasion being their own show in 2011, where they were supported by Mumford & Sons among others.

The day after Arcade Fire’s performance will see Black Sabbath headline, supported by Soundgarden, Faith No More and Motorhead, while the Saturday (July 5) will see The Libertines reunite, playing their first show since the Leeds and Reading Festivals in 2010. It was recently announced Graham Coxon has been added to the line-up for that day, too, with Spiritualized, The Pogues and Maximo Park also featuring, along with Wolf Alice, Swim Deep, Darlia, Reverend & The Makers, I Am Kloot, The View, The Twang and The Rifles.

McBusted will headline on July 6, and Neil Young and Crazy Horse headlines the following weekend on July 12, with Tom Jones performing on July 13.

Tickets for the Arcade Fire show go on sale on Friday, May 23. To check the availability of British Summer Time tickets and get all the latest listings, go to