BST Festival 2018: Paul Simon to headline with farewell London show

The singer-songwriter will perform in the capital this summer

Jacob Stolworthy
Tuesday 30 January 2018 14:40 GMT

Paul Simon has been announced as the final headliner for British Summer Time festival in London.

The musician – who comprised one-half of folk-rock duo Simon & Garfunkel – will bring his “Farewell Performance” to the capital on 15 July, supported by the likes of James Taylor and Bonnie Raitt.

He will bring famous hits “50 Ways to Leave Your Lover”, “Graceland” and “You Can Call Me Al” as well as the tracks he wrote as part of Simon & Garfunkel including “The Sound of Silence” and “The Boxer”.

Simon is just one of a long list of impressive acts confirmed to perform including The Cure, Bruno Mars, Eric Clapton, Michael Bublé and Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters.

Tickets are set to go on general sale on Friday.


Headliners at the 2017 BST Festival included Justin Bieber, The Killers and Tom Petty in his final London show before he died in October.

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