Massive support acts announced for Roger Waters’ British Summer Time Hyde Park show

Waters headlines the London festival series in July

The first support acts for Roger Waters‘ British Summer Time show have been unveiled.

Announced last October, the Pink Floyd icon will kick off this year’s series of massive outdoor gigs at London’s Hyde Park on Friday, July 6. Tickets are on sale now.

It has today been announced that Waters will be supported by Richard AshcroftSeasick Steve and Squeeze – with more special guests to be announced.

Richard Ashcroft

Richard Ashcroft

The Hyde Park show will mark Waters’ first live appearance in the UK since releasing new album ‘Is This The Life We Really Want?’ last year, and comes as part of his ‘Us+Them Tour’. It sees him bringing his ‘Us+Them’ tour to the UK for the first time ever.

“Roger Waters consistently delivers the most exciting live experience I’ve ever seen,” James King, Senior Vice President of AEG Presents, has said of the news. “To see his live show on The Great Oak Stage providing a soundtrack of Pink Floyd’s greatest hits will be a spectacle not to be missed.”

Other BST shows to take place this summer include dates headlined by The Cure, Eric Clapton, Michael Bublé, Bruno Mars and Paul Simon.

Last year’s British Summer Time shows included headline performances from the likes of Justin Bieber and Phil Collins.