Liam Gallagher has announced that he will be performing a free concert for NHS nurses and care workers this autumn.
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Announcing the event on Twitter this afternoon (April 10), Gallagher said: “It’s an honour to announce that I will be doing a gig for the NHS and careworkers at London’s TheO2 on October 29th. They do an incredible job, we are very lucky to have them. LG x”
As detailed on The O2 website, tickets will be limited to 2 per person (an eligible NHS staff member and one guest) and will be available to buy on April 15 from 9am. You will be able to buy tickets here.
As stated on the website, “Only NHS staff and NHS contract staff who work in NHS hospitals in the United Kingdom will be eligible to apply for tickets.”
It's an honour to announce that I will be doing a gig for the NHS and careworkers at London’s TheO2 on October 29th. They do an incredible job, we are very lucky to have them. LG x pic.twitter.com/iRfb2RNNNy
— Liam Gallagher (@liamgallagher) April 10, 2020
Last week, the Manic Street Preachers also announced details of two huge shows at Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena – with one free for NHS workers and another to benefit the health service.
“We wanted to do something to show our appreciation, love and respect for the NHS and its amazing brave workers,” said the band. “One free show and one fundraising show seemed the best way for us to express our deep gratitude for all their heroic work.”
Yesterday (April 9), it was announced that The O2 Arena in London will serve as a training facility for frontline workers who will be treating coronavirus patients at the NHS Nightingale hospital.
The venue will open its doors to train NHS workers from this Sunday (April 12) until June 29. The arena closed on March 16 following official advice issued by the UK government.