August 17, 2009 15:20
Kooks to play intimate London show for Strummerville
Band play underneath London's Westway
The Kooks have announced a one-off intimate gig to take place in west London this Friday (August 21).
The band are set to play the gig in aid of the late Clash legend Joe Strummer's charity Strummerville. They will play underneath the Westway, next to Strummer's former bandmate Mick Jones' Rock 'N' Roll Public Library exhibition space.
Jones has collected thousands of his personal possessions – from childhood comics to Clash memorabilia – and put them on show in the library.
Entry to The Kooks' gig costs £15 on the door, on a first-come first-served basis. All proceeds will go to Strummerville. Doors open at 6pm (BST).
August 21 would have been Strummer's 57th birthday. The Clash's frontman died in 2002 aged 50 of an undiagnosed heart defect.
Mick Jones' Rock 'N' Roll Public Library is open until August 25.
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