Music At Knebworth

Music has featured throughout Knebworth’s history. The old hall was alive with music in the Sixties – that’s the 1760s – when Scotland’s foremost composer of that century, James Oswald was married to Leonora Lytton and composing popular hits such as “Knebworth Jig”

(performed here by Snake Davis

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Music Videos

Since the early 1980s Knebworth House has also been a popular venue for music videos, including The Simple Minds’ “Don’t You Forget About Me”, as used in the cult movie “The Breakfast Club”.

Simple Minds – Don’t You (Forget About Me)

Glass City Vice – ‘Have To Say’ (Official Video)

Shakin’ Stevens – It’s Late

Mad World by Tears For Fears Original HQ 1983

Little Mix – Woman Like Me ft. Nicki Minaj

Rock Concerts

 Knebworth Park is internationally known as Britain’s largest music venue, and the British home of classic rock.

For a full list of Knebworth concerts see:
KNEBWORTH – The Stately Home of Rock

For highlights of Knebworth concerts see:
KNEBWORTH  – YouTube Playlist

For images of the Robbie Williams concert see:
Robbie Williams – Live at Knebworth

See our online shop for concert memorabilia.

Knebworth 40

Henry Lytton-Cobbold remembers 40 years of music history at Knebworth House.

In 2014 Knebworth Park celebrated 40 years of its classic concerts.  On 1st July, a unique gathering at Knebworth House brought together promoters, crew and key people from behind the scenes of every one of these shows.  DJ Nicky Horne compered many of the early concerts – listen to Nicky’s report of this special anniversary event, as broadcast on his Classic Rock Magazine Show on TeamRock Radio.


Robbie williams angels live at knebworth, England

Oasis – Champagne Supernova (Live at Knebworth)

Led Zeppelin – Knebworth 1979 (crowd film)

SONISPHERE KNEBWORTH UK 2010 – pro-shot highlights