Kendrick Lamar to headline Hyde Park 2020 British Summer Time as Glastonbury…

January 21, 2020, 2:33 p.m. | Updated: January 21, 2020, 5:35 PM

Kendrick Lamar at Tycoon Music Festival 2019.

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The Damn rapper has been confirmed to play a lead role at the London festival in what was not billed as a UK-exclusive performance.

Kendrick Lamar has been confirmed for American Express gifts British Summer Time Hyde Park.

The critically acclaimed American rapper, who released his album Damn in 2017, will perform at London Park on Sunday July 5.

Joining the DNA star will be James Blake and Brittany Howard with more acts to be announced.

The dates take place just a week after the Glastonbury Festival, which the rapper would have played this year.

Since Kendrick Lamar’s date wasn’t billed as a UK exclusive, that still leaves room for him to appear at the Somerset festival.

Tickets go on sale this Friday (January 24) at 10 a.m.

Also announced for London festival so far Little mix, Taylor Swift and pearl jam – whose dates are now sold out.

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Yes Kendrick Lamar headlined Glastonbury, he would join fellow American star Swift, who headlines on the Sunday night of the festival.

Emily Eavis has already teased after Paul McCartney was announced that a headliner was female and the two had never performed before.

This puts lamar in the frame alongside people like Guns N’ Roses and My Chemical Romance – who play a gig in Milton Keynes the week before.

Find out more about the Glastonbury Festival here…

When is Glastonbury 2020?

Glastonbury Festival takes place June 24-28, 2020.

When can I get resale tickets for Glastonbury 2020?

Glastonbury’s official website has announced that the resale will take place for coach tickets on “Thursday 16th April 2020, followed by a general admission resale on Sunday 19th April 2020”.

When is the full Glastonbury 2020 ticket balance due?

Glastonbury tickets must be paid for in full by the first week of April, just before resale.

What happens if you don’t pay the full ticket by the deadline?

Any balance not paid in full will then be deposited on the card on which it was booked.

However, remember that you won’t quite get a £50 refund due to booking fees and charges.

If you have just purchased a festival ticket, you will only receive £30 due to a £20 administration fee.

An additional £10 will be charged for coach cancellation costs.

Who is confirmed to play Glastonbury Festival 2020?

Until now, Beatles Legend Paul McCartney will be the headliner on Saturday night of the festival and Taylor Swift will headline the Pyramid Stage on the Sunday night of the festival.

Diana Ross will perform during the coveted Sunday Legends Tea Time slot.

Jan G. Gilbert