Biffy Clyro to play War Child BRITs Week show

Biffy Clyro to play War Child BRITs Week show

Scottish rockers Biffy Clyro will headline the O2 Shepherds Bush Empire on February 20 as part of this year’s BRITs Week with War Child gig series.

The BRITs Week with War Child gig series offers fans the chance to see some of the biggest names in music in intimate venues across London, while raising money for children whose lives have been affected by war.

In 2016, War Child raised a record breaking £564,768 together with O2 as part of BRITs Week, with thousands of people applying for tickets to see artists such as Bloc Party, Jamie XX, Florence + The Machine and Coldplay.

A limited number of tickets go on general sale for Biffy Clyro’s Shepherds Bush show at 9am on Friday, Feb 3 priced at £50. The remaining tickets will be available via a prize draw. Fans can enter a ballot to win a pair of tickets by making a £5 donation at www.britsweekwarchild.co.uk. Fans can enter as many times as they like, with the ballot closing on February 13.

Other acts taking part in the BRITs Week War Child series include The 1975, Anne-Marie, Richard Hawley, Paul Weller and Stefflon Don.

Several shows have already been announced, with the prize draw for tickets already open.

The full line-up is as follows:

Tuesday Feb 14 (Warner label night): Tinie Tempah/ Lianne La Havas/ Anne-Marie/ Darline, O2 Shepherds Bush Empire

Tuesday Feb 14: Rag ‘N’ Bone Man, Clapham Grand

Wednesday Feb 15: New Gen: WSTRN/ Stefflon Don/ Avelino / Abra Cadabra / Yxng Bane, Kamio

Thursday Feb 16: (Sony Music Label Night) Craig David presents TS5, Brixton Electric

Thursday Feb 16: An acoustic evening with Richard Hawley plus very special guest Paul Weller, Union Chapel

Monday Feb 20: Biffy Clyro, Shepherds Bush

Tuesday Feb 21: Basement Jaxx, Dingwalls

Tuesday Feb 21: (Polydor / Universal Night)   The 1975, The Dome, Tufnell Park

Tuesday Feb 21: Jack Savoretti, Hoxton Hall

Thursday Feb 23: Rick Astley, Jazz Cafe

Friday Feb 24: Wild Beasts, Omeara 

The 2017 BRIT Awards take place on Wednesday, February 22 at the O2 Arena. The BRIT Awards nominations were announced on Saturday, January 14, with notable inclusions for artists such as Skpeta, Craig David, Stormzy and Kano. Little Mix, Emeli Sandé and The 1975 were revealed as the first acts due to play the ceremony

 

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