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Duran Duran to headline Olympic show

Duran Duran will headline a concert taking place at Hyde Park on July 27 to coincide with the London Olympics opening ceremony.

The line-up reflects the four corners of the UK, with Scot Paolo Nutini, Welsh rockers Stereophonics and Northern Irish band Snow Patrol on the bill.

Duran Duran will headline the opening show in Hyde Park. Credit: Reuters

Information on how to apply for tickets can be found here.

Earlier in the year it was revealed that Blur New Order and The Specials would play in Hyde Park on August 12 to celebrate the end of the games.