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Mencap's Little Noise Sessions line up confirmed
Thursday 08 October 2009
A host of the hottest stars in music are set to descend on Islington's Union Chapel for the acclaimed Mencap's Little Noise Sessions. 16 - 25 November 2009. Host and curator, Jo Whiley, today announced the impressive line up which includes headliners' Editors, Mika, Alexandra Burke, Lostprophets, Taio
Cruz with special guests Tinchy Stryder and Chipmunk and Florence + The Machine.
Be first in line for tickets and register today at http://www.littlenoisesessions.org.uk/ Registration opens from 23 September until 13 October.
Also set to perform in the stunning surroundings of the Union Chapel, Islington, are The Maccabees, Alphabeat, VV Brown, Bombay Bicycle Club, Everything Everything, Paloma Faith, The Blackout, Golden Silvers, The King Blues, Erik Hassle, Alex Gardner and Ellie Goulding with a raft of performers and special guests still to be announced. Tickets are available from www.littlenoisesessions.org.uk with all proceeds going to the learning disability charity, Mencap.
Now in their 4th year, Mencap's Little Noise Sessions take world-class bands out of their comfort zone to present a rawer, purer sound meaning the crowd get to witness something very special each night.
Jo Whiley says: "Once more I'm delighted to be part of Mencap's Little Noise Sessions. Each year wonderful things take place inside the Union Chapel as the bands cast a spell over the audience and I have no doubt there will be magic all over again. Register today."
The full line up will be announced in the coming weeks, so check out http://www.littlenoisesessions.org.uk/ for all the latest news and ticket prices. Subscribers to the Little Noise Sessions Backstage Area at www.littlenoisesessions.org.uk get access to loads of content. There are so many benefits to the £6 fee for six months including priority ticketing, exclusive footage, audio and photos; competitions and auctions and a second chance option to purchase tickets. If that wasn't enough, keep up to date with all the latest gossip and news from the Little Noise blog.
There are 1.5 million people with a learning disability in the UK, who are among the most excluded and disadvantaged people in our society. Money raised at Mencap's Little Noise Sessions will go to Mencap arts awards projects to help people with a learning disability. Mencap directly supports people with a learning disability to live their lives as they choose and challenge prejudice.
The sessions have an unrivalled reputation for mixing legendary international acts with fresh and exciting newcomers. Previous acts that have wowed the audience include Kasabian, Amy Winehouse, Noel Gallagher, Stereophonics, Razorlight, Lily Allen, Adele and Duffy along with some very special guests including Bono and The Edge from the legendary U2 and international superstars The Killers.
MENCAP'S LITTLE NOISE LINE-UP SO FAR
Monday 16th November
Bombay Bicycle Club
Tuesday 17th November
Wednesday 18th November
Friday 20th November
The King Blues
Saturday 21st November
Taio Cruz with special guests Tinchy Stryder and Chipmunk
Sunday 22nd November
Florence + The Machine