MARQUEE SWOON!

A host of top bands play for charity...

LONDON’s legendary MARQUEE CLUB is to relaunch with six nights of music in aid of OXFAM’s ‘MAKE TRADE FAIR’ campaign.

The club celebrates moving to its new Leicester Square location with The Breakthrough Festival, a ten-day event which kicks off on September 27.

Acts such as The Hidden Cameras, Amplifier

and Art Brut will all play at the event, with gig goers encouraged to donate to the charity publicly supported by Coldplay’s Chris Martin.

Tickets for five of the gigs are free, while tickets for Dirty Vegas and Time For A Change Benefit shows are £10. Admission to The Hidden Cameras gig will cost £8.50.

The club, which reached notoriety at its Wardour Street address in Soho, saw acts such as Jimi Hendrix, U2, REM and The Who play at the venue.

The festival line up is as follows:

The Magic Numbers/The Tiny (September 27)

New Rhodes/Tom Vek/Fans Of Kate/Culture Industry (28)

Dirty Vegas (29)

Amplifier/Mau Maus/The Aeroplanes (30)

Time For Change Benefit featuring acoustic sets from David Poe/Robyn Hitchcock/Darren Hayman / Imogen Heap/Ed Harcourt (October 1)

Atr Brut/Kaito / Help She Can’t Swin (4)

The Hidden Cameras (5)

Do Me Bad Things/Towers Of London/Dead! Dead! Dead! (8)