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Kasabian announce London War Child gig

The band will play the charity gig at the O2 Shepherds Bush Empire on June 18

Kasabian have announced details of a special London gig in aid of War Child.

The band will play London’s O2 Shepherds Bush Arena on June 18. It is the only London show the band have announed so far and comes three days before their homecoming show in Leicester and 11 days before their headline slot at Glastonbury on June 29.

Tickets to the gig are £50 and go onsale on Friday (May 30) at 9am. All profits from the show will go to support War Child’s work with children in war zones across the world.

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Last week, the band did a short tour of Scotland before headlining the In New Music We Trust stage at Radio 1’s One Big Weekend on May 25.

Kasabian’s forthcoming fifth album, ’48:13′, is due for release on June 9. The LP is named for its running time, which is a total of 48 minutes and 13 seconds. Having already revealed the video for the first single from the album, ‘Eez-eh’, Kasabian also debuted brand new track ‘Bumblebee’ on Later…With Jools Holland – click below to watch.

Kasabian will play:

Plymouth Pavilions (June 17)
London Shepherd’s Bush Empire (18)
Leicester Victoria Park (21)
Glastonbury festival (29)

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