||RICK WAKEMAN, HAWKWIND, FOCUS, WISHBONE ASH TO PLAY CRYSTAL PALACE GARDEN PARTY
3rd April 2012
Thijs Van Leer, Focus
Famous for it's legendary 70s/80s rock concerts and it's 'Proms In The Park', in June 2012 both the rock and the pomp returns to the stunningly beautiful and easily accessible Crystal Palace Park for a two day event in the park's Concert Bowl; a natural and picturesque amphitheatre set beside a scenic lake that, has a fine tradition as a music festival space.
Previously fielding the likes of Rock and music Legends: Pink Floyd, Yes, Jeff Beck, Lou Reed, Eric Clapton, Elton John, Santana, the Beach Boys, Rod Stewart and Bob Marley and the Wailers and many many others as well as the Cure more recently.
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Saturday sees rock return to it's 70s/80s roots with legendary keyboard maestro Rick Wakeman, Hawkwind, Focus, Martin Turners Wishbone Ash and more to be confirmed, whilst Sunday sees a celebration of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee with classical music in the form of a Jubliee Proms - featuring The London Gala Symphony Orchestra with stunningly beautiful and talented soloist Juliette Pochin, the day will also feature other musical and fun distractions and continue the park's other great tradition of Proms music this terrific space.
In addition to the music both days will also feature an array of other attractions, including comedy and Shakespeare excerpts in the maze, funfair rides, performance artists, many other fun attractions and diversions as well as a mouth watering selection of food and drink.