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Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court Palace

Music - Bands, Fri 7 Jun 2019

Contact

Hampton Court Music Festival

Address

East Molesey,
Surrey,
KT8 9AU

Events at this Venue

date event
Tue 8 Jan - Sun 28 Apr Queen Anne’s Favour
Tue 8 Jan - Fri 20 Dec Welcome Walks
Thu 17 Jan - Thu 28 Feb The Favourite costume display
Thu 17 Jan - Tue 31 Dec The Great Vine Largest Grape Vine in the World
Thu 17 Jan - Tue 31 Dec We-Go Wheelchair Tours
Sat 16 Feb Winter Garden History Tours

Details

In 2018, The Jacksons celebrate 50 years as one of the most successful groups in music history.

Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, Marlon and Michael, five brothers from Gary, Indiana, known originally as The Jackson 5 and later The Jacksons, rose to fame for their combination of extraordinary musical talent and spectacular choreography. They earned the status of pop royalty in the music world, providing the launching pad for what would become Michael Jackson’s legendary solo career.
The group found international success at Motown in 1969, their first single “I Want You Back" reaching No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. Their next 3 singles "ABC", "The Love You Save" and "I'll Be There" followed suit, The Jackson 5 literally making music history with 4 debut singles all reaching No. 1. They ultimately scored 17 Top Forty singles on the Hot 100, following with hits such as "Never Can Say Goodbye" and "Dancing Machine". To date, their Motown recordings alone have sold in excess of 200 million.

In 1976, the group, except for Jermaine, left Motown for Epic Records, where they added their brother Randy and changed their name to The Jacksons. They released five hit albums between 1976 and 1981, including The Jacksons (1976), Destiny (1978) and Triumph (1980), from which they produced the smash singles "Enjoy Yourself", “Blame It On The Boogie”, "Shake Your Body (Down to the Ground)" and "Can You Feel It." In 1983, the band, along with Jermaine, performed on Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever, and subsequently released the Victory album the following year, (which included the Billboard No. 3 hit ‘State Of Shock’ featuring Mick Jagger). When the brothers united for The Victory Tour in 1984, it became the highest-grossing concert series ever staged in the United States.

The Jacksons have become the inspiration for several generations of boy bands, including Backstreet Boys, New Edition, N*SYNC, New Kids on the Block, and more recently, the Jonas Brothers, One Direction, and many more.

In 1980, The Jacksons were honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. They were inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1997, and the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 1999. At the BMI Urban Awards in 2008, The Jacksons were honoured as BMI Icons. In 2016, “ABC” joined “I Want You Back” to be inducted into the Recording Academy’s Grammy Hall of Fame.

Credit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEnglish Heritage PropertyGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toilets

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 7 Jun 2019 21:00
Palace Gardens open at 17:30

Prices

£74.50, £79.50, £99 *Subject to a booking fee

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TQ 149686  Lat: 51.40479 Long: -0.34950

By car: The palace is located on the A308 and is well signposted from all the major local roads. From the M25 take either exit 10 on to the A307 or exit 12 on to the A308. The palace is also accessible via the A3 and then the A309.
By train: South West Trains run services direct from London Waterloo to Hampton Court. The journey takes only 35 minutes and the palace is a 2-minute walk across the bridge from the station.
By bus: Bus routes: 111, 216, 411, 451, 461, 718, R68, 416, 513, 267 (Summer Sundays only).
By River boat: From Richmond or Kingston with Turk Launches (April - mid September) and from Westminster with Westminster Passenger Cruises (April - September).
For further information visit www.tfl.gov.uk

Car parking
Green car park - pay and display
Charges from 08.00 - 20.00
£1.00 per hour until 30 April 2015
£1.50 per hour from 1 May 2015

Palace car park - pay on foot
Charges from 08.00 - 20.00
£1.50 per hour until 30 April 2015
£1.60 per hour from 1 May 2015

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport

Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • English Heritage PropertyEnglish Heritage Property
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets