Sheffield singer set for prestigious London gig

Richard Hawley has announced a gig at the Royal Albert Hall.

The former Longpigs guitarist will play the London venue on May 20, having just played a Shockwaves NME Awards Show in London this week.

Tickets for the show are on sale now.

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