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Kew the Music

Award-winning festival announces first artist for 2019

The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is delighted to announce that the first artist for Kew the Music 2019 will be R&B superstar, Craig David, headlining the show on Friday 12 July.

Tickets are on sale now and music-lovers can book ahead for the unmissable evenings at the iconic, atmospheric venue which returns from 9-14 July, 2019.

Craig David (Friday 12 July)
With 15 Million albums sold worldwide and multi Grammy nominations as well as a top 10 billboard hit 7 Days, plus 4.5 million single sales and 290 million single streams in the last year alone – Craig David is the most talked about return to music in decades! A contemporary R&B singer, songwriter and rapper, Craig David’s debut studio album, Born to Do It, was released in 2000, after which he has released a further five studio albums, earning himself 20 UK Top 40 singles, and seven UK Top 40 albums. David’s latest album The Time is Now is an exciting stylistic mix of tropical house and R&B.

Proving to be a hit amongst all generations of music lovers, the popular concerts are the perfect evening out for all the family to enjoy. Guests are welcome to bring their own food and drink, or to enjoy the open-air bars and tasty street food stalls. A sensational summer’s evening awaits.

Kew the Music has recently won the prestigious “Tony Kane Cultural Experience of the Year” at the Time & Leisure Food & Culture 2018 Awards, cementing the glorious week-long summer picnic concerts as a highlight in the cultural calendar.

For exclusive BBQ/ VIP Hospitality dining experiences visit kewthemusic.org. Ready- made Picnic Hampers are available to collect on the night.

Kew the Music is a series of outdoor picnic concerts held annually at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

No seating is provided, but guests are welcome to bring blankets, folding chairs and picnics.

Kew the Music is a collaboration between Kilimanjaro Live Ltd, Raymond Gubbay Ltd and the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew have been presenting summer concerts for over 30 years.

 

Tickets and booking information:

Tickets from £45.00. Booking fees apply.
24-hour ticket hotline: 0844 871 8803 or book online at kewthemusic.org Discount for children aged 1-16 (inclusive) is £18.
Disabled tickets: Carer goes free.

Go to kewthemusic.org for full event and ticket information.