May 22, 2013 14:30 ET

Barclaycard Unwind Holds Pre-Sale for Concert Celebrating British Singer-Songwriters Headlined by Elton John

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - May 22, 2013) - On 12 July, the last Friday of the highly anticipated Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park concert series, Elton John will take to the stage with some of the best British singer-songwriter talents around - and Barclaycard Unwind is giving customers the chance to buy tickets before they are available anywhere else.

Event tickets to see the legendary Sir Elton John perform with his band, along with full sets from former Kinks leader Ray Davies and the iconic Elvis Costello & The Imposters, are available for purchase through the advance sale on the Barclaycard Unwind website. The exclusive pre-sale is currently underway and will run until tickets are released in the general sale, which starts at 9am on Thursday 23 May, or as long as supplies last.

These celebrated pioneers of the thriving British singer-songwriter tradition will be supported by established and rising stars from the UK and the US, including Nick Lowe, Lucy Rose, Justin Currie, Tift Merritt, To Kill A King, Thea Gilmore, Scott McFarnon, and Olivia Sebastianelli.

The inaugural edition of Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park will begin Friday 5 July with Bon Jovi headlining and will run for ten days with performances by The Rolling Stones, Lionel Richie & Jennifer Lopez, and many more. Additionally, the music-jammed weekends will bookend midweek programmes full of diverse entertainment options for all to enjoy.

Barclaycard customers wishing to purchase tickets to see Elton John, Ray Davies, Elvis Costello and the talented musicians joining them on 12 July can visit the Barclaycard Unwind website and register or sign in to access the advance sale, along with a host of other exclusive benefits. In addition to frequently hosting pre-sales and prize draws for popular events, Unwind has recently introduced a new perk called Fee Free Fridays, which allows customers to buy tickets on Fridays with their Barclaycards on the Unwind website for a variety of entertainment experiences without paying admin fees.

About Barclaycard Unwind:

Barclaycard Unwind gives customers easy access to the events they want to see, including music, comedy, exhibitions and theatre, through partnerships with some of the UK's preeminent entertainment events and brands such as the Mercury Prize, The Ticket Factory, AEG and British Summer Time.

By visiting Barclaycard Unwind (, customers can enjoy access to tickets for must-see gigs and one-off live sessions with some of the UK's most in-demand artists, Fee Free Fridays, pre-sales for the biggest and best events, fast-track entry, and the ultimate entertainment experiences.

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