Bon Jovi, Elton John and His Band, Lionel Richie, and Jennifer Lopez to
Headline AXS TV’s Exclusive Broadcast of Barclaycard Presents British Summer
Time Hyde Park
2-Day National Television Event From London July 13-14
LOS ANGELES -- June 21, 2013
AXS TV will broadcast Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park
exclusively in North America with performances from Bon Jovi, Elton John And
His Band, Lionel Richie, and Jennifer Lopez, it was jointly announced today by
AEG Live UK, The Royal Parks and AXS TV. The television concert event will air
Saturday July 13 and Sunday July 14 from Hyde Park in London and will also
feature Gary Clark, Jr. among other artists to be announced.
AXS TV’s exclusive broadcast of the world’s biggest artists delivering
unforgettable performances at Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde
Park will be shot live over six days and air in a one-of-a-kind, two-day
television concert event with up to 6 hours of daily continuous coverage.
Presented by Anheuser-Busch and Monster DNA Headphones, each day’s broadcast
will begin at 7pmET/4pmPT and also include exclusive behind-the-scenes moments
and artist interviews.
“AXS TV’s broadcast of British Summer Time Hyde Park will deliver music for
every fan, no matter your taste, style or age; and that’s exactly what AXS TV
promises to deliver time and again,” said Mark Cuban, AXS TV Chairman and
Founder. “For two days, music fans can rock with Bon Jovi, sing along with
Elton John, dance around their house with Jennifer Lopez and chill with Lionel
Richie and that’s just the start. Plan your house party, invite your friends
for the weekend and let us provide the soundtrack to your best summer
“This is a fantastic opportunity to bring this incredible event to music fans
around the world,” said Jay Marciano, President and CEO of AEG Europe.
“Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park represents a new era for
entertainment in Hyde Park, and it makes complete sense that if fans cannot
attend in person, they can join us on AXS TV.”
Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park will give music fans
throughout the capital the chance to see many of their favorite musicians and
bands. In what heralds a totally unique event offer for London, each live,
music-packed weekend will be linked by a midweek program of diverse
entertainment, accessible for all to enjoy.
“Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park promises to be the perfect
summer event, with everything from fantastic music to great food & drinks to
entertaining theatre and film events,” said Marciano. “We have worked hard to
ensure this will be a truly unforgettable experience.”
Fans can keep up-to-date with Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde
Park announcements by following @AXSTV on Twitter and Instagram and by using
the #AXSBST. Additional info can be found at www.axs.tv.
AXS TV stands alone in its programming commitment to live entertainment.
Solidifying its position as the premier music destination for artists and fans
alike in addition to world class music festivals, the network’s exclusive live
events in 2013 alone have included Zac Brown Band, Carrie Underwood: The Blown
Away Tour; So So Def 20th Anniversary Concert with Usher, Ludacris, Nelly and
Jay Z; OutNumber Hunger Live! with The Band Perry, Brantley Gilbert, and more;
Power of Love Honoring Quincy Jones and Sir Michael Caine featuring Bono,
Jennifer Hudson, Jordin Sparks, Snoop Lion, and Stevie Wonder among others;
plus The GRAMMY Awards pre-show including red carpet interviews and exclusive
access to the only party inside Staples Center. AXS TV’s exclusive live
multi-day music festivals in 2013 include the premiere television broadcasts
of Stagecoach Country Music Festival featuring Dierks Bentley and Darius
Rucker among a dozen artists and the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival with
John Mayer, Maroon 5, The Black Keys, Dave Matthews Band and Billy Joel
headlining over 30 hours and 32 artists across 3 days of live music
For more information about Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park,
or for tickets, please visit www.bst-hydepark.co.uk.
ABOUT HYDE PARK AND THE ROYAL PARKS
Every year millions of Londoners and tourists visit Hyde Park, one of the
capital’s eight Royal Parks. Hyde Park covers 350 acres and during summer The
Royal Parks is proud to host a series of events which are a mainstay of
London’s live music scene, while in the winter months Hyde Park Winter
Wonderland offers an amazing free family experience. These events play a key
role in funding the maintenance and conservation of all Royal Parks as well as
generating income for the capital’s economy.
The Royal Parks are: Bushy Park, The Green Park, Greenwich Park, Hyde Park,
Kensington Gardens, The Regent's Park and Primrose Hill, Richmond Park and St
James's Park. The Royal Parks also manages Victoria Tower Gardens, Brompton
Cemetery, Grosvenor Square Gardens and the gardens of 10, 11 and 12 Downing
ABOUT BARCLAYCARD US
Headquartered in Wilmington, DE., Barclaycard US creates customized,
co-branded credit card programs for some of the country's most successful
travel, entertainment, retail, affinity and financial institutions. The
company employs 1,500 associates and was named a Top Workplace in Delaware in
2012. For more information please visitwww.barclaycardus.com.
ABOUT AXS TV
Launched in July 2012 under the vision and stewardship of entrepreneur Mark
Cuban, AXS TV is the premier destination for live events, and
as-they-are-happening trends in the worlds of pop culture, music, and
AXS TV Concerts is the premier source on television for 100% live music. From
multi-day festivals to stadium tours to club acts, AXS TV delivers an
unparalleled shared experience for fans of all genres. Leveraging the
network’s vast capacity, artists expand their reach to live behind-the-scenes
moments, live fan Q&As, social media engagement and more unique opportunities
specifically for the AXS TV audience. With multiple live concerts weekly, AXS
TV is the number one destination for artists and their fans to experience and
share a pure live event in the world of music and pop culture. Live LIVE!
The network partners include Mark Cuban, AEG, Ryan Seacrest Media, Creative
Artists Agency (CAA) and CBS. For more information, go to www.axs.tv.
ABOUT AEG LIVE UK – AEG LIVE
AEG Live, the live-entertainment division of AEG, is dedicated to all aspects
of live contemporary music performance. AEG Live is comprised of touring,
festival, exhibition, broadcast, merchandise and special event divisions,
fifteen regional offices and owns, operates or exclusively books thirty five
state-of-the-art venues. The current and recent concert tour roster includes
artists such as Bon Jovi, Jennifer Lopez, The Rolling Stones, Justin Bieber,
Kenny Chesney, Taylor Swift and Paul McCartney. The company is also currently
producing productions including Cher at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace,
Supernatural Santana: A Trip Through the Hits at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel
& Casino in Las Vegas. The division's exhibition portfolio boasts the most
successful exhibition of all time, Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the
Pharaohs, which has attracted more than seven million visitors since 2005. AEG
Live is also the largest producer of music festivals in North America from the
critically acclaimed Coachella Music & Arts Festival to Stagecoach and New
Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.
Michael Roth, 213-742-7155
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