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First act announced for Scottish celebrations

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Madness are set to headline this year's Edinburgh Hogmanay celebrations on December 31, it has been announced.

Suggs and the band will head up the line-up at the Concert In The Gardens event in the Scottish capital city, reports BBC News.

The full Edinburgh Hogmany 2010 line-up will be announced on November 12.

"We've heard it's one of the world's best New Year bashes so we are expecting mayhem – Edinburgh's laid down the gauntlet, we're there to take up the challenge," declared Madness of the New Year's Eve gig.

Last year Glasvegas played at the Hogmanay celebrations in the city, and were joined by former Libertines member Carl Barat.

Tickets for this year's celebrations go on sale from Saturday (October 10). See Edinburghshogmany.org for more information.

To check the availability of Hogmanay tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.

Madness, meanwhile, are set to head out on tour during December before the celebrations. They will play:

Bournemouth Intl Centre (December 1)
Brighton Centre (2)
Plymouth Pavilions (4)
Southend Cliffs Pavilion (5)
Swindon Oasis (7)
Leeds O2 Academy (8)
Sheffield O2 Academy (9)
Birmingham O2 Academy (10)
Newcastle §O2 Academy (12)
Glasgow O2 Academy (13)
Manchester Apollo (15)


To check the availability of Madness tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.

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