More Platinum Jubilee concert acts announced as Brian May hints at possible return, 20 years after performing on the roof of the Palace

Queen could meet Queen as more Platinum Jubilee concert acts are revealed

As more Platinum Jubilee concert acts are announced, Brian May hints that he could return to perform at the Palace
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As the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee concert nears, more acts and details about the historic event have been revealed. In addition to names including George Ezra being confirmed to perform, Brian May, the iconic guitarist from the band Queen has hinted that the band will be involved.

George Ezra was the first act to be confirmed for the Platinum Party At The Palace on June 4, which celebrates the Queen’s historic Platinum Jubilee, and now more details are emerging about the event. 

Taking place at Buckingham Palace, the former full time residence of the Queen until her recent move to Windsor Castle, more details have emerged about the pop concert taking place to celebrate the 70th year of Her Majesty’s reign.

Platinum Jubilee celebrations have already begun, with exhibitions opening up, culminating in the Party at the Palace

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Previously, Capital Breakfast presenter Roman Kemp announced that "rock royalty" would be in attendance, as well as "your favourite film stars, TV stars, all the musicians you could ever ask for".

Roman Kemp and Clara Amfo will be on hand to MC the event and, thanks to hints dropped by Queen guitarist Brian May on Friday (April 15), fans could expect to see a regal performance by Queen.

While on BBC Radio 2, presenter Gary Davies asked Brain if we would see him take to the roof once again for the celebration, referring to Brian May’s iconic performance atop the palace in 2002.

He replied, "I don't think I'm allowed to tell you this but I think something might happen. There is talk of something happening. What can I tell you? We may be there, Gary, we may actually be there. Of course, it's hard to follow standing on the roof of Buckingham Palace but you never know it might be possible."

The Party at the Palace will consist of three stages, boast 3D projections across the face of Buckingham Palace and have a live audience of 10,000.

The concert will be part of the four day Bank Holiday celebrations commemorating the Queen being the first British monarch to reach 70 years on the throne.

Across the weekend, celebrations will also include a carnival pageant on the streets of London, Jubilee lunches, and the lighting of beacons across the world.

Tickets for the Party at the Palace were up for grabs for free, with a ballot open from 24 February to 23 March. But for those who didn’t enter or weren’t lucky in the ballot the event will be broadcast live on both BBC One and Radio 2.

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