Massive Attack to headline BST in Hyde Park 2016

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Massive Attack to headline BST in Hyde Park 2016

Massive Attack are to headline Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park.

The 'Teardrop' hitmakers will take to the Great Oak Stage on July 1, where the will showcase a new audio-visual live show designed by Robert Del Naja and United Visual Artists.

James King, Senior Vice President of AEG Live, said: "With powerful beats, orchestral arrangements, beautiful melodies by incredible vocalists, inspired video art - it's hard to think of a more important moment for the World to listen to Massive Attack than right now.

"The band's production has always been a shining light in live music and to see their video art across 900m2 of screen on the Great Oak Stage will be a truly breathtaking sight."

Joining Massive Attack in Hyde Park, London, will be Patti Smith, Young Fathers - who supported the group on their recent European tour - TV On The Radio, Warpaint and Ghostpoet, with further acts to be announced in the coming weeks.

A Barclaycard pre-sale starts today (07.03.16), with an AEG pre-sale on Thursday (10.03.16), a day before tickets go on general sale.

As previously announced, this year's Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park will see Florence + the Machine and Kendrick Lamar take to the stage on July 2, Mumford & Sons, Alabama Shakes and Wolf Alice perform on July 8 and Take That, Olly Murs and Ella Eyre make an appearance on July 9.