Hampton Court Palace Festival
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The Hampton Court Palace Festival is an annual musical event held in June which was established in 1993. The Festival is known for presenting artists across the music genres such as Sir Elton John, Eric Clapton, Tom Jones, Andrea Bocelli, Frankie Valli, Van Morrison, Jools Holland, Liza Minnelli, James Morrison the Buena Vista Social Club, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, José Carreras and Josh Groban. The concerts are held in the intimate and atmospheric open-air Base Court of the palace and continue a tradition of entertainment first introduced by monarchs and nobility in the 16th and 17th century. The event is held at Hampton Court Palace and is run in conjunction with Historic Royal Palaces.
In August 2010 PWR Events Limited were awarded the contract to promote and manage the festival.
- "Bryan Adams opens Hampton Court Palace Festival in style". News. Music-News. 9 June 2011. Retrieved 17 February 2012.