Frank Turner has joined the line-up for this year’s Teenage Cancer Trust benefit concerts at the Royal Albert Hall.
Turner and his band The Sleeping Souls will play their only UK show of the forseeable future on March 29.
Speaking about the gig, Turner said, “I’m honoured to be part of Teenage Cancer Trust’s shows – they’re a prestigious institution unto themselves. I’m keeping some amazing company and working to raise money for a great and important cause. It’s going to be a special occasion.”
Stereophonics will play the London venue on March 23, Van Morrison will headline on March 25, The Who (supported by Wilko Johnson) top the bill on March 26, Paul Weller (supported by Johnny Marr) will play on March 27, and Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds (supported by Future Islands) ends the series of special concerts on March 28. Comedian Kevin Bridges will also give a performance on March 24.
The Teenage Cancer Trust Royal Albert Hall shows are as follows:
Stereophonics (March 23)
Kevin Bridges (24)
Van Morrison plus special guests (25)
The Who plus Wilko Johnson (26)
Paul Weller plus Johnny Marr (27)
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds plus Future Islands (28)
Frank Turner and The Sleeping Souls (29)
Tickets for the shows start at £25 and are available now. To check the availability of Teenage Cancer Trust tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0844 858 6765.