The Coronation of King Charles III will be taking place on Saturday, May 6, bright and early for those in the states. But what most U.S. audiences are hoping to catch from the event, is the entertainment! Artists set to perform at the Coronation Concert include Katy Perry and Lionel Richie.
Whether or not you support the event, which will also see Queen Consort Camilla crowned, it will be one that’ll see millions of viewers across the globe tune in to watch. Many for the coronation and others to see which celebrities show up and to check out the Coronation Concert. Whatever the reason may be, if you’re in it for the music, we share all the details you need to know so you don’t miss out.
For starters, be sure you set your alarm because the even kicks off at 11 a.m. British Standard Time, which is 6 a.m. ET/5 a.m. CT for those in the United States (or an hour earlier if you want to catch the pre-Coronation events. On the bright side, the service is not expected to take over two hours. And if you want skip this part all together, you definitely can as the concert is set to take place Sunday evening.
What time does the Coronation Concert start?
The music event will take plays at Windsor Castle and begin Sunday night at 7 p.m. local time on Sunday, May 7. The King, Queen, and other royal family members will be in attendance, as well as celebrity guests. For those in the U.S. the time the show begins is Sunday at 2 p.m. ET and 11 a.m. PT.
How to watch the Coronation Concert (On TV and online)
If you weren’t able to get a ticket to the big event, the concert will air live across the BBC, so be sure to watch on BBC, BBC iPlayer, and BBC Radio 2.
Who is performing at the Coronation Concert?
Confirmed to be performing, we have:
- Take That
- Lionel Richie
- Katy Perry
- Andrea Bocelli
- Sir Bryn Terfel
- Freya Ridings
- Alexis Ffrench
- Olly Murs
- Nicole Scherzinger
- Lang Lang
- Tiwa Savage
- Steve Winwood
- Paloma Faith
- DJ Pete Tong
Will you be watching the coronation or only tune in to the concert Sunday? Perhaps, you’ve decided to skip it completely? For those who’ll be watching, we hope you enjoy!