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Kate Nash joins line-up for eight acoustic gigs in aid of Mencap
Tuesday 16 October 2007
Kate Nash will join Snow Patrol, Keane and The Enemy for the Little Noise Sessions, a series of eight acoustic gigs in aid of UK learning disability charity Mencap.
The series of gigs will take place from 21 November to 28 November 2007 at Islington's Union Chapel, which has an intimate capacity of 600. Kate Nash will headline on Monday 26 November.
Radio and television presenter, Jo Whiley, has joined forces with Mencap for a second year of Little Noise Sessions, following the success of last year's gigs which included performances from Noel Gallagher, Amy Winehouse, The Kooks and Lily Allen.
Those wanting tickets must register online at http://www.mencapmusic.org.uk/
Ticket registration closes at 12.00pm Friday 19 October. Those who have registered can then buy tickets online on a first-come-first-served basis from 9.00am Monday 22 October. Tickets are £35 each.
The full line-up (with more acts still to be announced) is:
Wednesday 21 November
Athlete, The Hoosiers, Palladium
Thursday 22 November
Will Young, Newton Faulkner, Adele
Friday 23 November
Biffy Clyro, We Are Scientists, Young Knives
Saturday 24 November
The Pigeon Detectives, The Metros plus special guests
Sunday 25 November
Snow Patrol, Cajun Dance Party plus special guests
Monday 26 November
Kate Nash, Robyn, The Ting Tings
Tuesday 27 November
The Enemy plus special guests
Wednesday 28 November
Keane, Rilo Kiley, Scouting for Girls
Jo Whiley, the curator of Little Noise Sessions, said: "Mencap's Little Noise Sessions are a great opportunity to see big name bands play an acoustic gig in an intimate setting, whilst raising money for a really worthwhile cause."
The gigs will raise money for Mencap's Arts Awards scheme, which enables children and young people with a learning disability to take part in local arts projects, helping them grow in confidence and ability.
For more information about the gigs, visit http://www.mencapmusic.org.uk/
Please further information please contact Lucy Pile, Mencap press office, email@example.com, 020 7696 6017