Snow Patrol play for Northern Ireland at Olympic gig

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Snow Patrol, Duran Duran, Stereophonics and Paolo Nutini will celebrate the start of the Olympics at a special concert in Hyde Park this evening.

The show coincides with the opening ceremony, which will be shown on big screens in the park.

The acts, who were selected to represent the countries of the UK, will perform in front of tens of thousands of fans.

The BBC's Lizo Mzimba spoke to Snow Patrol's Gary Lightbody, who will be representing Northern Ireland at the concert.

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