Biffy Clyro and Kate Nash to play intimate charity shows

The Kooks and Keane to play too

Biffy Clyro and Kate Nash are to take part in intimate charity shows next week.

Mencap’s Little Noise Sessions will kick off from at Islington’s Union Chapel on Tuesday (November 20) with Jack Penate, and the night will also see sets from Young Knives, Laura Marling and Joe Lean and the Jing Jang Jong.

Other performers playing sets include The Kooks and Keane.

Jo Whiley, ambassador for the charity, said: ““Mencap’s Little Noise Sessions are a great opportunity to see big name bands play an acoustic gig in an intimate setting, whilst raising money for a really worthwhile cause.”

The line up is:

Jack Penate, Young Knives, Laura Marling, Joe Lean & The Jing Jang Jong (November 20)

Athlete, The Hoosiers, Palladium, Cass Lowe (21)

Will Young, Newton Faulkner, Adele, David Jordan(22)

Biffy Clyro, We Are Scientists, The Courteeners (23)

The Kooks, The Pigeon Detectives, The Metros, One Night Only (24)

Snow Patrol, Declan O’Rourke, Cajun Dance Party plus special guests (25)

Kate Nash, Robyn, The Ting Tings, with special guest Billy Bragg (26)

The Enemy, Noah and The Whale, The Wombats (27)

Keane, Rilo Kiley, Duffy (28)

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