Paul Simon has announced his farewell gig will be the final night of this year’s British Summer Time.
The music legend will close the show on 15 July in Hyde Park with a huge performance that will be supported by the likes of James Taylor and Bonnie Raitt.
Paul Simon’s career has spanned seven decades, with his first performance in the UK in 1964. He kicked of his career as one half of the duo Simon and Garfunkel, although they split in 1970 when Simon went solo.
He has five UK number one albums to his name and has spent a total of 13 weeks at the top of the charts. He wrote his first solo studio album The Paul Simon Songbook at Levy Recording Studio, 73 New Bond Street in June/July 1965.
During his career he has received 35 Grammy nominations and won 16, was inducted into the Rock n Roll hall Of Fame as a solo artist in 2001.
And in 2011 he performed at Glastonbury.
In 2016 he released his 13th studio album, Stranger To Stranger.
Elsewhere, The Cure, Michael Buble, and Bruno Mars are among the headliners set to take to the Hyde Park stage.
Tickets go on general sale Friday 2 February.