Adele announces two Hyde Park dates for next summer

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Adele will perform in Hyde Park. (Will Heath/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

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Adele has announced two new concert dates for Hyde Park next summer.

The London-born superstar will take to one of the biggest venues in her hometown in 2022 when she plays two open-air shows in the city's Hyde Park, on Friday 1 July and Saturday 2 July.

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She announced that a presale of tickets will take place on Thursday 28 October from 10am and directed fans to her website where they can sign up for it.

Ticketmaster also has a countdown for tickets, with pre-sale available on Thursday 28 October and general tickets on sale on Saturday 30 October at 10am.

Excited fans tried to sign up as soon as they saw Adele's announcement on Tuesday morning but demand was so high the website crashed within minutes.

One person commented on her Instagram post: "Yeah the website has crashed."

Someone else wrote: "Can't get onto the website."

Other fans called for Adele to perform in their countries and asked the singer for a world tour.

(Photo by Luca Teuchmann/WireImage)
Adele is set to release album 30 in November. (Luca Teuchmann/WireImage)

In a recent interview with Zoe Ball for Radio 2, Adele said she wasn't able to plan a world tour at the moment because she didn't want to have to disappoint people by cancelling dates due to the pandemic.

She said: “I don’t have any solid plans because of COVID.

“It’s so hard to plan a global tour or global thing really, in person and stuff like that.”

But it now seems she was hinting at the Hyde Park shows when she added: “We have a few options in the pipeline and we are just trying to sort of work out what is most doable.

Los Angeles, CA - October 19: Singer Adele attends a game between the Golden State Warriors and the Los Angeles Lakers on October 19, 2021 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images).
Adele has recently been spending time in the US but will perform in the UK this summer. (Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images).

“Obviously I had to cancel my final two Wembley shows and I was devastated. I just don’t want to be cancelling anything again.”

“Maybe I’ll be b***** busking in the Tube, we just don’t know do we!”

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Adele scored a number one hit with her latest single Easy On Me, taken from her forthcoming album 30, which has been inspired by her divorce from Simon Konecki.

The album is due to be released on 19 November.

Sign up for Adele's Hyde Park dates presale at Buy tickets through Ticketmaster from Thursday 28th October.

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