Will Young, M People, Tim Minchin, James Morrison and more to play KEW THE MUSIC in July

Kew the Music is a sublime summer music experience. For one glorious week, celebrate world class music with a series of six outdoor picnic concerts set against the backdrop of the magnificent Victorian Temperate House.

A stellar line-up has been unveiled for 2012 with legendary artists across rock, pop and jazz performing in this beautiful botanical setting.

Our laid-back concerts are known for their magical festival atmosphere. Invite your friends and family to enjoy great music in a setting of dazzling natural beauty. Kew the Music has all the ingredients for the perfect summer night out.


Tuesday 3 July - Status Quo with special guests The Straits - tickets from £38.50
Wednesday 4 July - M People with special guests CHIC featuring Nile Rodgers - tickets from £35.50
Thursday 5 July - Pink Martini with special guest Tim Minchin- tickets from £35.50
Friday 6 July - James Morrison with special guest Tanita Tikaram - tickets from £39.50
Saturday 7 July - Will Young with special guest Nerina Pallot - tickets from £39.50
Sunday 8 July - Gipsy Kings with special guests Los Lobos - tickets from £35.50

Please note: booking fees apply

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Platinum hospitalityEnjoy a glorious three course supper in Kew's Marianne North Gallery and take in the concert from a private garden with great views of the stage. Platinum hospitality.
Picnic hampers

An indulgent selection of British picnic favourites to share, accompanied by a bottle of red or chilled white or rosé.Picnic hampers.
Pavilion barbecue

Food from Kew is offering a mouth-watering barbecue package for groups of ten or more at the Pavilion Restaurant adjacent to the Kew the Music arena. Pavilion barbecue.

VIP your evening at Kew the Music 2012.

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