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War Child announces pre-BRITs live shows

By | Published on Thursday 21 January 2016

War Child

War Child has announced a week of fundraising gigs in the run up to the BRIT Awards, offering music fans access to intimate London shows by big names, including Florence And The Machine, Bloc Party, Above & Beyond and Lianne La Havas.

Tickets to the shows will be handed out to competition winners, with the charity asking for donations of £4.50 to enter.

Liana Mellotte, Head of Music, Entertainment & Development at War Child, says: “We’re really excited by the fantastic artists who are generously giving up their time to support children affected by conflict. We’ve got a strong heritage of working with some of the biggest names in entertainment, from David Bowie to Muse and Stereophonics, to make a difference to children growing up in some of the toughest places in the world – and this year is no exception”.

The full line-up for War Child’s Passport To BRITs Week is as follows:

15 Feb: Bloc Party, Bush Hall
16 Feb: Frank Turner, The Monarch
17 Feb: Professor Green, Oslo
21 Feb: Jamie XX, LN-CC
23 Feb: Above & Beyond, The Pickle Factory
23 Feb: Lianne La Havas, Sofar Sounds Living Room
26 Feb: Florence And The Machine, St John At Hackney

For more information and to enter click here.

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