Kasabian, Black Eyed Peas for Guinness gigs

Arthur's Day gigs will kick off at 5:59pm (BST) on September 24

Kasabian, Black Eyed Peas for Guinness gigs
A host of bands including Black Eyed Peas, Kasabian, Mystery Jets, The Enemy and Mongrel are to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the first pint of Guinness being brewed by playing at an Irish festival.

5:59pm (GMT) on September 24, 2009 represents exactly 250 years since Arthur Guinness brewed his first pint of the drink, and a worldwide series of events is set to commemorate the feat.

Reverend And The Makers, Noah And The Whale, Johnny Flynn, Estelle, The Wombats, Soul II Soul, David Holmes and The Undertones have all been confirmed to play, with gigs taking place in cities including New York, Lagos, Yaounde and Kuala Lumpur.

In Dublin, the Hop Store 13 will be transformed into a 2,000-capacity live venue for the day, while additional gigs take place in The Academy, Whelan's, Tripod, Vicar St and a range of other pubs, reports Hotpress.

Details of which bands will be playing at which venue and times have not been announced yet.

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