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The 1975, Tinie Tempah, Rick Astley and a host of other names will play an array of gigs across London during BRITs week in continued support of War Child. The charity works to protect children living in war zones across the globe, and have been collaborating with artists and O2 to put on annual shows since 2009.

This year’s line-up sees The 1975 take to The Dome, Electric Brixton play host to Craig David and Wild Beasts take on new venue Omeara in a bid to raise as much as last year’s £560,000. War Child’s Liana

War Child’s Liana Mellote said “Words can’t really convey how grateful we are to them, to O2 and to our supporters around the UK”. Tickets go on sale at

Tickets go on sale at 9:00am this Friday (20 January), and can be found at britsweekwarchild.co.uk.

Full details of the shows can be found below:

Tue 14 February 2017: Tinie Tempah, Lianne La Havas, Anne Marie – O2 Shepherds Bush Empire
Tue 14 February 2017: Rag ‘n’ Bone Man – Clapham Grand
Wed 15 February 2017: WSTRN, Stefflon Don, Avelino, Abra Cadabra, Yxng Bane – Kamio
Thu 16 February 2017: Craig David presents TS5 – Electric Brixton
Thu 16 February 2017: Richard Hawley w. special guest Paul Weller – Union Chapel
Tue 21 February 2017: Basement Jaxx – Dingwalls
Tue 21 February 2017: The 1975 – The Dome, Tufnell Park
Tue 21 February 2017: Jack Savoretti – Hoxton Hall
Thu 23 February 2017: Rick Astley – Jazz Cafe
Fri 24 February 2017: Wild Beasts – Omeara

Words by Ben Kitto

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