Kasabian’s huge Leicester gig to be screened at UK cinemas

A number of Vue cinemas will be showing 'Kasabian: Summer Solstice' on Wednesday July 16

Kasabian‘s recent homecoming gig in Leicester is set to be screened in UK cinemas on Wednesday (July 16).

Kasabian: Summer Solstice, which was shot at the Victoria Park gig last month, will be shown at selected Vue cinemas and be followed by a live Q&A with the band, starting at 7.30pm. The film will be shown at Vue cinemas in Birmingham, Bristol Cribbs Causeway, Cardiff, Edinburgh Omni Centre, Islington, Leeds Kirkstall Road, Leicester, London Islington, Manchester Lowry, Plymouth and Sheffield.

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The film will feature footage of the sold-out gig shot by fans. Of the screenings, Vue Marketing and Sales Director, Joanne Webb commented: “We are really excited to be showing Kasabian: Summer Solstice on the big screen. These fantastic highlights from the band’s homecoming gig, and the live Q&A with Kasabian themselves, are a must for any rock music fans.

The Leicester band, who also headlined Glastonbury festival last month, will hit the road in November and into December for a run of gigs, including five shows at O2 Academy Brixton in London on December 1, 2, 4, 5 and 6.

Kasabian will also play arena shows in Leeds, Birmingham, Cardiff, Bournemouth, Brighton, Nottingham, Newcastle, Manchester and Sheffield. The Maccabees will support them on all dates.

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The full UK tour dates are:

Glasgow SSE Hydro (November 19)
Leeds First Direct Arena (21)
Birmingham LG Arena (22)
Cardiff CIA (23)
Bournemouth International Arena (25)
Brighton Centre (26)
Nottingham Capital FM Arena (28)
London O2 Academy Brixton (December 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 (late-night))
Dublin O2 Arena (8)
Belfast Odyssey Arena (9)
Newcastle Metro Radio Arena (11)
Manchester Phones 4u Arena (12)
Sheffield, Motorpoint Arena (13)


To check the availability of Kasabian tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.