First act announced for Scottish celebrations
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.
Tickets for this year’s celebrations go on sale from Saturday (October 10). See Edinburghshogmany.org for more information.
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)